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Driver Jobs. US Embassy Nairobi Kenya.

Open to:All Interested Candidates
Position:Chauffeur [2 positions]
Opening:January 20, 2011
Closing:February 2, 2011
Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week
Salary:
Not-Ordinarily Resident: Position Grade: FP-BB
Ordinarily Resident: Position Grade: FSN-1015-3
(A higher step and salary may be granted based on superior qualifications).
The General Services Office (GSO) Motor Pool has openings for the positions of Chauffeur. The
positions will be available immediately.
Basic Function:
The incumbent provides driver/chauffeur services driving passenger motor vehicles, trucks and buses for
the motor pool or warehouse for the General Services Office in accordance with instructions received
from the Motor pool supervisor and/or the Dispatcher.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities as well as the application
for employment form is available in the Human Resources Office. Contact HR Office on 363-6091.
Qualifications Required:
NOTE: All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information:
Completion of high school is required.
A minimum of five years of commercial driving experience is required. A valid and unexpired
Kenyan commercial license, class B,C,E is also required.
Level III English ability is required. Kiswahili Level II ability is also required.
Must be familiar with Kenyan traffic laws and be familiar with the Nairobi area traffic patterns. Must
be knowledgeable on vehicle operation and maintenance procedures. Must demonstrate, by road test
at the time of interview, skills in handling vehicles and ability to drive defensively to avoid accidents
and personal injuries.
Must have knowledge of MS word.
Selection Process:
WHEN EQUALLY QUALIFIED, U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBER (USEFMs) AND U.S. VETERANS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE. THEREFORE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT THE CANDIDATES SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ABOVE IN THE APPLICATION.
Additional Selection Criteria:
Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining
successful candidacy.
Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or
Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to
apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply
for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired
into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
Applicants must be available for an interview and for proficiency testing as required by the selecting
official. If the applicant has not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date, please call
the Embassy Human Resources Office at 363-6091.
To Apply:
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:
1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-
174) found on: http://nairobi.usembassy.gov/root/pdfs/emplyform.pdf
2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214
with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit
documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification
requirements of the position as listed above.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
The Human Resources Office,
P. O. Box 606 Village Market, 00621
Nairobi, Kenya.
POINT OF CONTACT
Telephone: 254-2-363-6091
FAX: 254-2-363-6097

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