4 Jun 2018

Contract Driver Job at USAID / US Embassy Ethiopia

U.S. Embassy – Posted by AddisJobs Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Driver Job at USAID / US Embassy Ethiopia. USAID is looking for eligible and qualified applicants for a Driver open position.

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. SOLICITATION NO.:                                  72066318R10013
  2. ISSUANCE DATE:                                       May 31, 2018
  3. CLOSING DATE/TIME

FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:       June 15, 2018 before and/or on 5:00

PM (Close of Business)

  1. POSITION TITLE:                                       Driver
  2. MARKET VALUE:                                       FSN-4, $8,184 – $14,724 per annum

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/ Ethiopia. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

  1. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:                 5 Years. The services provided under this

contract are expected to be of a continuing nature that will be executed by USAID through a series of sequential contracts, subject to the availability of funds.

  1. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:                  US Embassy,  Entoto Road, Addis Ababa
  2. SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED:              RSO Certification
  3. BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Chauffeur reports to the Mission Director and provides reliable and safe driving services to the Mission Director in Addis Ababa and other parts of the country ensuring highest level of courtesy, sense of responsibility and good knowledge of security issues.

  1. STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Provides reliable and safe driving services by driving the USAID vehicles for the transport of the Mission Director within the local environs and field trips; delivers and collects of mails, invitations, documents and other items to high level officials of Donor Group and Ethiopian Government offices for the Director; provides VIP transportation service to high level USAID officials from USAID/Washington and other oversea USAID/Missions when in Ethiopia.  Assists motor pool section when not needed by the Director’s office, 55%

Maintains accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets by legibly recording in English the travel times, mileage and destinations; perform daily pre-trip vehicle inspection of the assigned vehicle as per the preventive maintenance check list specified on the trip ticket. Ensure that all immediate actions required are taken place up on involvement in accidents. 15%

Ensures the assigned vehicle is in good operating condition by performing minor maintenance tasks when necessary; ensuring that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported; ensure that timely repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes and fueling the vehicle(s) among others are carried out; keep the assigned vehicles(s) clean inside and outside.  15%

Ensure availability of all the required documents/items including trip tickets, office telephone directory, accident report form and field trip expendable and non-expendable items. Holds fuel coupons and cash for fueling purpose while going to field trips.  15%

Supervisory relationship: The incumbent works under the direct supervision of Mission Director

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Supervisory Controls: The position doesn’t involve supervising others.

  1. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs) applicants. Cooperating country national means an individual who is a cooperating country citizen or a non-cooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.
  2. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
  3. POINT OF CONTACT: addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov; Fekadu Tamirate at Ftamirate@usaid.gov.

 

  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

 

  1. Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
  2. Prior Work Experience: One to one and half years of Chauffeur experience is required, of which at least one year service must be with a US. Government agency. Safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations; basic skills in minor vehicle repair.
  3. Post Entry Training: Regulations regarding care and use of U.S. Government vehicles mobile radio operation training.
  4. Language Proficiency: Level III English ability (good working knowledge) and level IV national language ability (fluent) in speaking and writing are required.
  5. Job Knowledge: The incumbent must have a knowledge in local traffic laws, and locations of where ministries, donors and various officials residences. A good working knowledge of Addis Ababa landmarks and Ethiopian history is desired.
  6. Skills and Abilities: The incumbent must possess a valid third class Ethiopian driver’s license and substantial defensive driving skill. The incumbent must have an ability to deal with high level officials in relaxed and competent manner. The incumbent must have an ability to communicate effectively verbally.

 

  • EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

EVALUATION:

Applicants who clearly meet the Education/Experience requirements and basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated.

To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, Applicants must prominently reference the Solicitation number and signed in the application form before submission.

 Applications will be initially screened by the Human Resources Office to determine whether applicants have met the advertised minimum qualifications. A list of qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring office for further consideration and screening. Final selection of candidates will be made and those selected will be invited to an interview in order to select the best-qualified candidate.

The USAID Mission assumes no liability for the loss or mishandling of applications. For additional information about the position and/or the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 011 130 6002 ext. 6031, 6035 or 6043.

 

See How To Apply Below

When you apply please notify that you found this job on AddisJobs.net

How to Apply

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a completed form (DS-174) along with the credential documents to USAID/Ethiopia, Human Resources Office via the email address addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov.  Each applicant must fully explain his/her job-related duties and qualifications on the application form in order to provide for an accurate evaluation of his/her education, training, and experience. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, or membership in an employee organization. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please notify the Agency. Applicants who are not contacted within thirty days after the final filing date are to assume that their applications were not accepted. For your application to be considered, the following documents must be submitted:
  • Letter of Application/Cover Letter;
  • Completed and Signed Application for Employment Official Form–DS-174 found here https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/;
  • Current Resume/CV;
  • Copies of credential documents (i.e., degree, training certificates, etc.);
  • Application must be submitted ONLY via addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov and the email subject must say– solicitation 72066318R10013Driver;  
  • Please submit the application only once; and
  • Late and incomplete applications will not be considered; the application must be submitted before or on the date of filing at 5 p.m. (Close of Business).
Applications must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov .

addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov

NOTE: THE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE UPON REQUEST AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD FROM THE INTERNET https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/. THE FINAL SELECTION OF A CANDIDATE IS BASED SOLELY ON THE ADVERTISED QUALIFICATION IN A COMPETITIVE PROCESS.  INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  
  1. LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSC HIRES
Once the Contracting Officer (CO) informs the successful Applicant about being selected for a contract award, the CO will provide the successful Applicant instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms.
  1. Medical History and Examination Form (Department of State Forms)
  2. Finger Print Card (FD-258)
 
  1. BENEFITS/ALLOWANCES
As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized in accordance with Mission policy and local labor law.
  1. USAID REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND CONTRACT CLAUSES PERTAINING TO PSCs
USAID regulations and policies governing CCN PSC awards are available at these sources:
  1. USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf .
  2. Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms .
  3. Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs .
  4. Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations .
END OF SOLICITATION EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission in Ethiopia 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. USAID/Ethiopia also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

Job Categories: Driver and NGO Jobs. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: Embassy jobs, Job Opportunities at U.S. Embassy, Job Opportunities at U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, U.S. Embassy Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy Jobs Addis Ababa, and U.S. Embassy Jobs Ethiopia. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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