EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement : Bujumbura-2019-09
Open To : All interested candidates - All Sources
Position : Chauffeur
Opening Date : September 30, 2019
Closing Date : October 4, 2019 at 16:00
Work Hours : Extended ; 48 hours/week
Note : Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 (Monday to Thursday) and 11:00 on Friday.
BASIC FUNCTIONS :
Under the supervision of Motor Pool Supervisor, serves as a driver of passenger and utility vehicles to transport passengers and cargo in Bujumbura and on trips outside the city ; serves on call as duty driver on a rotating basis with other drivers ; and provides chauffeur services for VIP visits.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
EDUCATION : Completion of Secondary school is required.
EXPERIENCE : At least five years’ experience as a chauffeur is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE : Must be familiar with local traffic regulations and area traffic patterns. Must know general road locations of government and other offices and enterprises both in Bujumbura and in the field, must have basic knowledge of vehicle operation and maintenance ; and knowledge of passenger, driver and vehicle driving safety guidelines and regulations.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES : A local and valid professional driving license for automobiles is required. Must have outstanding customer service skills and willingness to help i.e. load and unload bags when necessary ; ability to understand and communicate clearly with customers and dispatchers by telephone and radio ; must have ability to write accurately and clearly incident reports and other daily vehicle reports ; and possess excellent time management skills to meet passenger pick-up and drop-off deadlines.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION : Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.