Transportation Coordinator

The crew keeps busy – they’ve got places to go! The Transportation Coordinator ensures reliable & safe transportation is arranged and available for our crew to travel ashore.




Min. 3 Months

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About this Role

As the Transportation Coordinator you will Coordinate safe and reliable transportation for Mercy Ships personnel during maintenance periods. 

This role is available February – December 2023 while the Africa Mercy is docked in Durban, South Africa for maintenance.

What You Will Contribute

• Coordinate local transportation for crew, vendor/contractors, and other Mercy Ships personnel to/from the vessel, lodging ashore, airport,

• Coordinate driving schedules – personally provide transportation, schedule other drivers, and liaise with vehicle rental companies as appropriate.

• Coordinate availability of vehicles and drivers.

• Ensure proper maintenance and cleanliness of all vehicles and prepare distance and usage reports.

• Liaise with local vehicle rental agencies and oversee conditions and compliance of rental contracts.

For This Role, You Will Need

• Valid home country driver’s license

• International Drivers Permit (IDP)

• At least five years’ of experience as a licensed driver

• Strong administrative and organizational skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook.

• Ability to plan and prioritize workload effectively.

• Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision and committed to its core values. 

• Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity, and demonstrate accountability. 

• Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills. 

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment, with a diverse, international team.

Full job description available upon request.

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