US Embassy Chauffeur Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

US Embassy Chauffeur Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya


  • The incumbent operates safely a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché, Chief of Attaché Operations, and Military Attachés assigned to the Defense Attaché Office within the city and the surrounding areas.

  • Ensures that the vehicle is in a clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance.

    Description

  • The incumbent operates safely a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché, Chief of Attaché Operations, and Military Attachés assigned to the Defense Attaché Office within the city and the surrounding areas.

  • Ensures that the vehicle is in a clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    Chauffeur to SDO/DATT, Chief of Attaché Operations, and Military Attachés in the DAO. (50% of time)

  • Safely operates a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport SDO/DATT, Chief of Attaché Operation, and Military Attachés within the city and the surrounding areas. Reacts defensively in response to potential security threat-related situations.

  • Safely operates the DAO’s Cars on a rotational basis.

  • Acts as alert observer and prevents unauthorized access to the vehicle and the surrounding area while waiting to pick up members of the Defense Attaché Office.

  • Analyses the daily appointment schedule, ensuring familiarity with both a primary and alternate route to the destination, as well as potential security concerns at destination.

  • Serves as a special messenger in delivering documents or invitations or in completing other various errands for the Defense Attaché Office.

    Vehicle Maintenance (30% of time)

  • Cleans, polishes and checks vehicle before and after operation to ensure that it is in serviceable condition. Conducts vehicle inspection and reports vehicle deficiencies to the supervisor.

  • Performs minor vehicle maintenance repairs, as needed.

    Reporting (5% of time)

  • Completes daily trip ticket after vehicle inspection. Prepares accident and vehicle reports, trip logs and travel documents. Records miles driven daily.

    Other (5% of time)

  • Functions
    as a Motor pool chauffeur, as needed.

  • Conducts radio communications. Operates armored/non-armored vehicles.

  • Drives in motorcades for visiting dignitaries such as the U.S. President, Secretary of State, members of Congress, flag military officers etc. as assigned.

  • Instructs rental car drivers in proper motorcade driving, as needed.

  • Handles cash up to $1,000 and/or handle government fuel credit card for vehicle with $300 limit.

    Education

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.

  • Good working knowledge (reading/speaking /writing) English is required. (This may be tested.)

  • Good working Knowledge (Reading/speaking /writing) Kiswahili is required.

    More Details on Experience

  • At least three years of professional driving experience is required.

  • Knowledge of the location of other Missions, host Government institutions, and NGOs.

  • Knowledge of local traffic laws and regulations.

  • Knowledge of in-country travel routes and areas. General awareness of the general political climate in the country related to protests, demonstrations, and riot.

    More Details on Skills

  • Must hold a valid and legally obtained driver’s license.

  • Operates level C or D armored vehicle with defensive driving skills.

  • Must be able to diagnose and handle preventive maintenance and first-echelon automotive repairs.

  • Ability to detect vehicle defects and report them immediately to authorities concerned.

  • Must quickly and calmly evaluate risks and alternative actions always assuring the maximum safety of the passengers.

  • Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Chauffeur Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya


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