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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Truck Driver/Laborer

Closing Date of The Position: December 15, 2014

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Truck Driver/Laborer in the General Services Section-Warehouse Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Operates 5 tons, 20 to 40 foot truck and other passenger flat bed truck. Assist with laborer duties.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

50%

Drives large truck to residences, embassy and other locations on deliveries of furniture, party supplies, and other large items.

 

45%

Assists in regular laborer duties including moving furniture, delivering requested items, cleaning warehouse, setting up for events and other tasks as directed by supervisor.

 

5%

Attends driving training courses and acts as duty driver as needed by Motorpool.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. Education: Completion of Primary School is required.


  2. Prior Work Experience: Two years driving experience is required.


  3. Language proficiency: Level III (good working knowledge) in English and Level IV (fluent) in Kiswahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required.


  4. Knowledge: Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns. Should have thorough knowledge of roads and streets of Dar es Salam and be familiar with simple auto mechanics.


  5. Skills and Abilities: Must be capable of performing fairly arduous work, including heavy lifting. Must have driver’s license Class C, D and E. Must be able to learn proper operations of the vehicle radios.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

When fully qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and US Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.

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). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


  2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


  3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


  4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


  5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

 

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

    A. Position Title
    B. Position Grade
    C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
    D. Dates Available for Work
    E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
    F. Date and Place of Birth
    G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
    H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
    I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
    J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
    K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
    L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
    M. Days available to work
    N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
    O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
    P. Education
    Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
    R. Language Skills
    S. Work Experience
    T. References

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam

POINT OF CONTACT

Telephone: (255-22)229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: (255-22)229 4726

 

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: December 15, 2014

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

The US Mission in Tanzania 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.

Application Form

  • Click here to download application form (DS-174) (PDF 640KB)

    (Required Application Form to be completed for all vacancies)