The incumbent operates safely and efficiently an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor vehicle to transport passengers and/or cargo.  Works as messenger as directed.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Chauffeur Responsibilities:

As one of several motor pool chauffeurs, receives work assignments from the Dispatcher (or another if position is located outside of GSO’s Motor Pool) to transport State and/or other Agency personnel or cargo.

Operates Embassy/Consulate vehicles in the transportation of official visitors in support of U.S. Government’s official activities.

Assumes duty driver responsibility on a rotational basis.  Incumbent may be required to make trips that require out-of-town stays.

Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition, to include cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle.  Performs basic vehicle inspection in accordance with established schedules and policies.

Prepares trip reports, vehicle use and fuel logs. Estimates fuel consumption for trips.

Safeguards U.S. Government property and uses U.S. Government resources efficiently, including the fuel-efficient operation of vehicles.

Messengers Responsibilities:

To include mail, cargo, documents pickup and delivery, as assigned.


Required Experience & Qualification

Education:  Completion of high school (matric) is required.

Prior Work Experience:  At least three years of professional driving experience is required.

Language:  Englishe level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

Job Knowlege:  Must have a good working knowledge of the city and its environs, including driving routes and traffic patterns. Must be familiar with the location of hospitals, police and fire stations within the city and its immediate surroundings.

Skills and Abilities: Must hold a valid driver’s license an a valid Professional Driver’s Permit (PDP).  Must have the ability to read maps and plan driving routes.  Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with professionalism and discretion.    Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess intermediate level automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes.


All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.

If you have not heard back from us within two weeks after the submission date has closed, please consider your application unsuccessful for this vacancy.