4 Chauffeur Career Jobs – United States US Embassy / Mission

Job Title:         Chauffeur (4 Career Jobs)
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: USAID, Office of Health and HIV/AIDS, Kampala,
Salary Grade: FSN-3 (Ugshs 30,890,408 to 45,289,485 p.a.
inclusive of allowances).
Vacancy Announcement Number: 65-16
About US Embassy:
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.
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 dispatcher’s instructions to transport Embassy personnel and
official visitors within the city and surrounding areas. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • As required, transports members of the
    Mission to and from work at the Embassy and to occasional appointments
    with various Embassy official and non-official contacts in and beyond
  • Transports official visitors to various
    locations when required. 
  • Transports and delivers and/or receives
    official documents, supplies and other materials needed by the Mission to
    various Embassy facilities, local government offices, local businesses and
    other contacts with whom the Mission conducts its affairs.  While doing so, incumbent maintains all
    records required by the Mission, the regulations governing office, and the
    Embassy’s own internal management controls to assure the proper accounting
    of all vehicle usage, service needs and damages. 
  • For official visits coordinates and carries
    out various logistical arrangements for visitors, as assigned.                  
  • Maintains vehicles in a clean and serviceable
    condition, performing minor servicing when possible and notifying the
    Motor Pool Supervisor/Dispatcher of any service problems or damages that
    require more than minor servicing. 
  • Works closely with local vendors for larger
    vehicle repairs as assigned, including obtaining quotations and
    negotiating prices when assigned.                                                                                                                                      
  • Performs assorted tasks in the Motor-pool
    Driver’s Office as may be required. 
    These include sorting daily outgoing deliveries, making deliveries
    to various residences, individual Embassy offices or the Embassy mailroom
    of items received in the course of daily tasks, checking on the accuracy
    of expected Entebbe Airport arrivals/departures, arranging and reviewing
    travel plans and itineraries, and completing necessary vehicle
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 hold an Ordinary Level Certificate of Education
  • A minimum of two years of chauffeur
    experience is required 
  • Must be familiar with local traffic laws and
    area traffic patterns.
  • Hold a valid local driver’s license.
  • Language Proficiency: 
    Level II English ability (Limited) is required.
How to Apply:
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.)
Application To:
Resources Office
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: 5th August 2016
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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