|May 28, 2015|
|CHAUFFEUR At U.S. Embassy|
Location: ABUJA- CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Applicability: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Chauffeur, FSN-03/FP-BB
OPENING DATE: May 27, 2015
CLOSING DATE: June 9, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 48 hours/week
SALARY: OR – Ordinary Resident – N2,360,678.00 p.a.
(Starting basic salary)
Position Grade: FSN-03
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid
in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – AEFM/ EFM - US$22,058
Starting basic salary p.a. Grade: FP-BB
NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE
REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE
RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING
OFFICER UNDER C.O.M AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY
ASSIGNED TO POST
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for
the Chauffeur position in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent serves as a chauffeur; S/he carefully and responsibly drives an official
vehicle to transport CDC Nigeria employees, Temporary Duty Staffs and other official
Passengers or cargo and delivers invitations for official functions to various locations in
Abuja, and on occasion, to other cities in Nigeria. The job holder is responsible for daily
preventative maintenance of the vehicle and reporting defects and malfunctions to
supervisor for repair.
To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion in the application
letter or the application will not be considered.
1. Completion of Secondary School is required.
2. Minimum of five (5) years prior driving experience as a professional driver with an
international donor agency or large organization is required.
3. Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is
required. Language proficiency will be tested.
4. Thorough knowledge of the local traffic laws, patterns and locations of various
government offices in and around Abuja is required.
5. Ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy, chaotic traffic under poorly maintained
roads and ability to recognize a hazard or potentially dangerous situation and take
appropriate defensive action is required.
6. Must have professional Class E valid Nigeria driving license with knowledge of
preventive maintenance and ability to recognize when vehicle is not working properly.
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S.
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.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of
Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee
Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment
(FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar
days of their employment.
5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are
ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of
their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually
Employed (WAE) work schedule.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will
not be considered:
1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or
curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form
DD-214 with their application.
3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned)
that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
4. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position,
and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job
title and announcement number on the application letter.
5. Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than
5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
6. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete
applications will not be considered.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: HRNigeria@state.gov
Or submit to
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
POINT OF CONTACT
Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
1. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a
preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
· U.S. Citizen; and,
· EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,
· Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service
member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM
authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:
A. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post
of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan;
B. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA)
location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
2. EFM: An individual related to a U.S. Government employee in one of the following
· Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is
incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring,
stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the
employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal
guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and
normally residing with the guardian;
· Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of
the spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for
· Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or
brothers) of the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51
percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of
age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.
3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire
Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S.
Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in
Taiwan. An MOH is:
· Not an EFM; and,
· Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
· Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part
of his/her household.
A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other
relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory
definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a U.S. Citizen.
4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who:
· Is not a citizen of the host country; and,
· Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,
· Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,
· Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).
NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or U.S. citizen who:
· Is locally resident; and,
· Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,
· Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.
EFMs without U.S. Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including
U.S. citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: JUNE 9, 2015
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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
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
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Year of Experience
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