Announcement Number: Niamey-2019-25
Hiring Agency: Embassy Niamey
Position Title: Chauffeur (OBO)-Open to All Interested Candidates
Open Period: 06/11/2019 – 06/24/2019
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series/Grade: LE – 1015 3
Salary: XOF CFA4,811,584 – XOF CFA4,811,584
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours
Promotion Potential: LE-3
Duty Location(s): 1 in Niamey, NG
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section
00227 20 72 26 61
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Temporary
Appointment Type Details: Not to exceed one (1) year.
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 48 hours per week.
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time within 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or his/her candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Occasional Travel
Transports passengers and/or cargo within the city limits of Niamey and surrounding area.
Basic functions of this position are to perform routine driving as directed by the OBO Project Director (PD), Construction Manager (CM), or Site Security Manager (SSM).
Safely and securely, transport official passengers and/or cargo within the city limits of Niamey and surrounding area.
Verifies and completes necessary trip ticket information and obtains information and signatures of responsible passenger(s). Completes accident reports as necessary.
Checks and verifies the assigned vehicle for proper gasoline levels, functioning equipment, lighting, and conducts visual inspection for proper tire inflation and any exterior damages before and after use of vehicle.
Maintains the cleanliness of the assigned vehicle’s interior and exterior and when necessary secures supplies and materials through proper channels.
Performs minor vehicle maintenance such as tire changes if/when necessary.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Two years professional experience as a driver is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must know local/regional traffic laws and be familiar with area traffic patterns. Must be familiar with proper motor vehicle maintenance such as how to check fluid levels, tire pressure, and general safety checks.
Completion of elementary school (CFEPD is required).
LANGUAGE: Must speak and read Level III French and Level II English (limited knowledge). This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must possess a valid local driver’s license, a safe driving record, and understand operation and controls of the appropriate vehicle being operated. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission 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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a public trust clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Certificate or License
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger.
More information: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=ze55rstrpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=7434&orgId=88#toplinks