U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Warehouse Worker (Truck Driver) Jobs

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Warehouse Worker (Truck Driver) Jobs


  • This standard job description is for a Warehouse Worker (Truck Driver) who is responsible for safely and efficiently operating a U.S. Government-owned or leased trucks, large cargo vehicles or other vehicles.

  • The incumbent is also responsible for safe handling, transporting and storage of both expendable and non-expendable items. The position is in the General Services Office and under the supervision of the Warehouse Manager. This position is characterized as providing support to medium size posts with no Property Supervisor.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of professional truck or heavy vehicle driving experience is required. In addition to one (1) year of experience in manual labor or warehouse work is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Successful completion of high school education (Matric) is required.


  • Language: English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required and any of the 12 local language level III (Good Working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. (This will be tested)

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to physically be able to perform loading and unloading. Must be able to handle heavy objects smoothly and efficiently. Must be able to able to lift a maximum of 51 lbs. (23kg) under OSHA standards.

  • Ability to use warehouse tools and safely operate equipment such as forklifts, hand trolleys, electronic lifters etc.

  • 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 be able to perform assign tasks in all types of weather, and environmental weather conditions to include at times severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather conditions, and high winds.

  • Must hold a valid and legally obtained heavy vehicle driver's license & PDP .

    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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Warehouse Worker (Truck Driver) Jobs

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