The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 48 hours per week
Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of confirmed offer of employment.
Salary: (XOF) CFA 4,460,716 – (XOF) CFA 4,460,716/Per Year
Series/Grade: LE – 1015 – 3
Agency: Embassy Bamako
Location: Bamako, ML
Close Date: (MM/DD/YYYY) 03/28/2023
The incumbent operates safely and efficiently an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor vehicle to transport passengers and/or cargo. Works as messenger as directed.
As one of several motor pool chauffeurs, receives work assignments from the Dispatcher to transport State and/or other Agency personnel or cargo.
Operates Embassy vehicles in the transportation of official visitors in support of U.S. Government’s official activities.
Assumes duty driver responsibility on a rotational basis. Incumbent may be required to make trips that require out-of-town stays.
Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition, to include cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle. Performs basic vehicle inspection in accordance with established schedules and policies.
Prepares trip reports, vehicle use and fuel logs. Estimates fuel consumption for trips.
Safeguards U.S. Government property and uses U.S. Government resources efficiently, including the fuel-efficient operation of vehicles.
May drive armored vehicles, as needed.
Handles cash up to $1,000 and/or handle government fuel credit card for vehicle with $300 limit.
Provides driver support for the Ambassador or DCM in the absence of their regularly-assigned chauffeurs, as directed.
Qualifications and Evaluations
At least three years of professional driving experience is required.
Must have a good working knowledge of the city and its environs, including driving routes and traffic patterns. Must be familiar with the location of hospitals, police and fire stations within the city and its immediate surroundings.
- Education Requirements:
- Completion of primary education is required.
English: Limited Knowledge of English – Reasonable confident in speaking English and able to handle social situations and casual conversation and limited work requirements. Able to write simple texts and fill out forms.
This may be tested.
French or Bambara: Good Working Knowledge of French or Bambara – Good vocabulary and understanding of grammar and able to construct sentences. Able to use French or Bambara as part of normal work duties including having conversations with customers and answer questions.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have held a valid driver’s license for at least 5 years. Must have the ability to read maps and plan driving routes. Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with professionalism and discretion. Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess intermediate level automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes.
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.