Earn 33m as Chauffeur at United States US Embassy


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US
Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 33,131,366 /=

Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Position Number: Kampala-2020-015

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

  • United
    States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers
    for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace

Job Summary:  The incumbent operates safely and efficiently
an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor vehicle to transport
passengers and/or cargo. Works as messenger as directed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Chauffeur Responsibilities: 80%

As one of several motor pool chauffeurs,
receives work assignments from the Dispatcher to transport State and/or other
Agency personnel or cargo.

Operates Embassy vehicles in the transportation
of official visitors in support of U.S. Government’s official activities.

Assumes duty driver responsibility on a
rotational basis.  Incumbent may be
required to make trips that require out-of-town stays.

Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable
condition, to include cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle.  Performs basic vehicle inspection in
accordance with established schedules and policies.  

Prepares trip reports, vehicle use and fuel
logs. Estimates fuel consumption for trips.

Safeguards U.S. Government property and uses
U.S. Government resources efficiently, including the fuel-efficient operation
of vehicles.

Messengers Responsibilities: 20%

To include mail, cargo, documents pickup and
delivery, as assigned.

Handles cash up to $1000.

Provides driver support for the Ambassador or
DCM in the absence of their regularly-assigned chauffeurs, as directed.

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 Chauffeur
job opportunity should have completed high school

Must hold a valid driver’s license.

A minimum of three years of professional driving
experience is required.

Must have a good working knowledge of the city
and its environs, including driving routes and traffic patterns.

Must be familiar with the location of hospitals,
police and fire stations within the city and its immediate surroundings.

Must have the ability to read maps and plan
driving routes.

Must have good verbal communication skills, and an
ability to handle all persons with professionalism and discretion.

Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection
and must possess intermediate level automotive maintenance skills.

Must have basic computer skills to maintain
reports and for communication purposes. This may be tested.

Language: English level II (Limited
knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the US mission in
Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 9th March 2020

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