Chauffeur Careers – United States US Embassy / Mission




Job Title:          Chauffeur
Organisation: United States
US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN–3 (Ugshs
30,890,408 p.a. inclusive of allowances)
Vacancy Announcement Number:
86-16
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic
relations with Uganda for over 30 years. 
Ambassador Deborah R. Malac 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 passenger vehicle in accordance with the Motor Pool Dispatcher’s
instructions to transport personnel and official visitors within the city and
surrounding areas. The jobholder also runs errands.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The Chauffeur transports personnel and official
visitors within the city and surrounding areas in accordance with the
Dispatcher’s instructions.
·        
The incumbent also collects biological samples
from various sites upon request.
·        
Meets visitors at the airport and transports
them to hotel accommodation and returns them to the airport on their departure.
·        
Drives officers upcountry on official duty.
·        
Delivers and collects mail and other documents.
·        
Completes trip tickets to assure the proper
accounting of all vehicle usage. May operate a small bus or carryall.
·        
Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable
condition and performs minor maintenance of a preventive nature, notifying the
Motor Pool Dispatcher of any service problems or damage that require more than
minor servicing.
·        
Takes vehicle to GSO for regular maintenance
checks and to correct any mechanical faults that occur.
·        
Ensures safety of passengers at all times by use
of safety belts.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection
criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting
each item.
·        
The applicants for the United US Embassy
Chauffeur job opportunity should possess of O’ and A’ level certificates.
·        
At least two years of chauffeur experience is
required.
·        
Must be familiar with local traffic laws and
traffic patterns.
·        
The applicant must possess a local drivers’
license appropriate to the type of vehicle operated (B, DL and DM).
·        
Language Proficiency: Level III
English (good working knowledge) 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:
·        
Download a completed and signed Universal
Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff, Download
it Here
.
·        
Any additional documentation that supports or
addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
NB: Your application will
be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of
standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a
single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should
not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are
applying for on the DS-174 form.
Deadline: 15th
September 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.
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