United States Embassy Careers – Chauffeur

Job Title:       Chauffeur
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-3 (Ugshs 29,144,837 to 42,715,636 p.a.
inclusive of allowances)
Vacancy Announcement Number: 16-16
About US Embassy:
Welcome
to the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.  The United States has enjoyed diplomatic
relations with Uganda for over 30 years. 
Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi currently heads the U.S Mission to
Uganda.  The Mission is composed of
several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy
and at the direction of the Ambassador.
Among
the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Chauffeur operates a US Embassy passenger
vehicle according to the supervisor’s instructions to transport personnel and
official visitors within the city and surrounding areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operates a passenger vehicle according to the
    supervisor’s instructions to transport personnel and official visitors
    within the city and surrounding areas- 60%
  • Delivers and picks documents, supplies
    to/from NIH collaborating organisations and individuals- 20%
  • Carries out minor repairs and maintenance and
    general cleaning of the vehicle- 20%
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE: All applicants must
address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each item.
  • The ideal candidate for the US Embassy
    Chauffeur job vacancy should have completed secondary school i.e. A’ level
    certificate
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working as
    a chauffeur
  • The applicant must possess a valid local
    driver’s license for combined types of vehicles
  • Familiarity with local traffic laws and
    patterns.
  • Language Proficiency: List both English and host country
    language(s) by level and specialization. Level III (good working
    knowledge) speaking/reading English ability is required.
How to Apply:
All
those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their
applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • Universal Application for Employment as a
    Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174), Download
    it Here
    .  Please clearly
    indicate the position number and position title in this form.
  • Candidates who claim US Veterans preference
    must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US
    Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a
    conditional preference in hiring with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g. essays,
    transcripts/certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification
    requirements of the position as listed above.
Submit
Application To:
Human
Resources Office
By
email at KampalaHR@state.gov
NB: Only electronic submissions will be accepted and
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please
clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email
submission.
Please
use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 14th March, 2016
The
US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable
treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion,
sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status,
or sexual orientation.  The Department of
State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel
operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
For
more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com
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