Driver Job at USAID / US Embassy Ethiopia. USAID is looking for eligible and qualified applicants for a Driver open position.
- GENERAL INFORMATION
- SOLICITATION NO.: 72066318R10013
- ISSUANCE DATE: May 31, 2018
- CLOSING DATE/TIME
FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: June 15, 2018 before and/or on 5:00
PM (Close of Business)
- POSITION TITLE: Driver
- 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.
- 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.
- PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: US Embassy, Entoto Road, Addis Ababa
- SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED: RSO Certification
- 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.
- 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
Supervisory Controls: The position doesn’t involve supervising others.
- 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.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
- POINT OF CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fekadu Tamirate at Ftamirate@usaid.gov.
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
- Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
- 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.
- Post Entry Training: Regulations regarding care and use of U.S. Government vehicles mobile radio operation training.
- Language Proficiency: Level III English ability (good working knowledge) and level IV national language ability (fluent) in speaking and writing are required.
- 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.
- 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
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.