U.S. Consulate Recruitment For Chauffeur – HOW TO APPLY. The US Consulate is now recruiting for a Chauffeur. Interested persons should kindly check below for application procedures and requirements.
The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chauffeur
Announcement Number: Lagos-2023-018
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 1015 4
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-4
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- Hiring Path: Open to the public
- Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
- For USEFM – FP is AA. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
- All Interested Applicants / All Sources
- Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
- Appointment Type: Permanent
- Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period.
- 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 (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
- Supervisory Position: No
- Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
- Travel Required: 75% or less
- Drives Mission Nigeria officials and visitors both in Lagos or out-of-town stays.
- Under the direct supervision of the Detachment Commander, the incumbent operates a variety of armored and non-armored motor vehicles to transport Marine personnel.
- Performs routine preventative maintenance, and cleaning of the vehicle and completes trip tickets to notate each trip taken on their shift, including mileage, fuel, condition of the vehicle, and passenger details.
- The position is not a supervisory position.
Qualifications and Evaluations
- Completion of Secondary School is required.
- A minimum of three (3) years of professional driving experience is required.
- Thorough knowledge of Abuja and other Nigerian cities is required.
- Must have a good knowledge of automotive, mechanical, safety and maintenance practices i.e. checking fluids and tire pressure.
- Must be familiar with local traffic laws, traffic patterns, and locations of various government offices.
- This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
- Limited knowledge of Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
- Must have a valid class B or D driver’s license. The ability to work on a rotational shift schedule is required.
- Must be able to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic is required.
- The ability to communicate clearly on the phone and/or by radio and follow instructions is required.
- The ability to recognize potentially dangerous situations and take appropriate defensive actions is required.
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.
- For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
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 **
- 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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 the 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.
- We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Benefits and Other Info
Salary: N4,146,835 / USD27,782 Annually.
- Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria 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.
- Other Information:
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
23rd February 2023.
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- All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
- To apply for this position, click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
- To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and/or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.
- Residency and/or Work Permit
- Secondary School Certificate
- Valid Nigerian Driver’s License
Eligible Family Member Applicants:
- Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
- 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.
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