U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Chauffeur Jobs in South Africa

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Chauffeur Jobs in South Africa


Serves as driver for the Consul General

  • Safely operates a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the CG (Consul General) within the city and the surrounding areas.

  • Transports the COM (Chief of Mission) or Chargé d’Affaires or drives the Protective Detail’s Lead Car, Follow Car, and DCM Limousines when visiting consular districts.

  • Reacts defensively in response to potential security threat-related situations.

  • While waiting to pick up the CG acts as alert observer and prevents unauthorized access to the vehicle and the surrounding area.

  • Analyses the CG (Consul General) 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 carrying out various other important errands for the CG (Consul General).

    Ensures vehicle in a serviceable condition

  • Cleans, polishes and checks vehicle before and after operation.

  • Conducts vehicle inspection and reports vehicle deficiencies to the supervisor. Performs minor vehicle maintenance repairs, as needed.

    Maintains Vehicle Reports

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

  • Records miles driven daily.

    Other duties as assigned

  • May function as a Motor pool chauffeur when needed.

  • Proficient in conducting 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 when necessary.

  • Other duties and responsibilities depend on post specific needs. These could be one of or a combination of the following GSO (General Service Office) Motorpool areas: dispatching, expediting, clerical duties, warehouse, inventory management, etc. Additional duties may include providing work guidance to other local staff, but not supervisory responsibility.

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

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in driving is required. Professional driving experience as part of an automotive fleet company is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma



  • English -Good Working Knowledge Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Chauffeur Jobs in South Africa

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