Warehouseman/ Truck Driver Jobs - United States US Embassy / Mission

Job Title:             Warehouseman/ Truck Driver
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-3 Ugshs 27,690,611 p.a inclusive of allowances
Vacancy Announcement Number: 21-17

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 Warehouseman/ Truck Driver operates all warehouse handling equipment/vehicles used in the movement of incoming/outgoing shipments and store supplies.  The jobholder is responsible for handling of equipment/vehicles includes but is not limited to heavy and light duty trucks, pallet trucks, forklifts, dollies and trolleys. The incumbent will be involved in the loading and unloading of the handling equipment/vehicles at the same time, as a member of the warehouse team, perform warehouse duties.

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 States US Embassy Warehouseman/ Truck Driver job placement should have completed secondary school i.e. A’ level certificate
  • At least two years’ experience in performing clerical and driving duties is required.
  • Physical ability and possession of a valid drivers’ license appropriate to truck driving and forklift operations is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of the safest and most efficient ways to move, store and place furniture and appliances and the ability to maneuver the forklift in limited space, is required.
  • Language: Level III English ability (good working knowledge) is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 18th July 2017

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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