3 Job Positions at US Embassy in Rwanda : Chauffeurs (Deadline: 05 November 2018)

3 Job Positions  at US Embassy in Rwanda :  Chauffeurs (Deadline: 05 November 2018)

3 Job Positions at US Embassy in Rwanda : Chauffeurs (Deadline: 05 November 2018)


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kigali
Position Title:
Chauffeur – All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Open Period:
10/29/2018 – 11/05/2018Format MM/DD/YYYY
LE – 1015 4
(RWF) FRw8,448,209
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Kigali, RW
For More Info:
 HR Section
[email protected]


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
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees (https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eight-Qualities-of-Overseas-Employees.pdf) before you apply.
The U.S. Mission in Kigali is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Driver.

The work schedule for this position is Full time (48 hours per week).
Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Out of town trips


Operates motor vehicles to transport Embassy personnel and equipment in official vehicles with-in the Kigali area and for out-of-town trips, in accordance with instructions from the Dispatcher, Motor Pool Supervisor or GSO. Maintains the ICASS Service Standards, and Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) regulations pertaining to safe driving. Operates utility vehicles for delivery of correspondence, materials, equipment and workers to worksites as necessary. Serves as after-hours duty driver on a rotating schedule. Drives VIP visitors as required. Maintains vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and completes daily vehicle checks. Completes trip tickets and other daily vehicle condition reports.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE: Five years’ experience as a chauffeur is required.
Education Requirements:
Completion of secondary school is required.
LANGUAGE: Level III written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda language  is required (Good Working Knowledge) (This may be tested).

A valid local driving license for automobiles with category B and D is required.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Benefits and Other Info

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), locally-resident EFMs and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Kigali 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:
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.


(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


(3) FS on LWOP and CS in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS in LWOP status with re-employment or reinstatement rights back to their agency or bureau.

What is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc? (https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf)


1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site https://rw.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:
• CV

• High School Diploma

• Local Driving License

• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

• SF-50 (if applicable)

• List of references

• Copy of Travel Orders

Next Steps:
Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kigali.



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