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CHAUFFUER Full-time Job

May 10th, 2023 at 08:46   General   Gaborone   Reference: 2086
Job Details

The U.S. Embassy, in Gaborone, is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the following position:
Chauffeur (MSG); FSN-3; Gaborone-2023-010 (P96,439 Starting salary per year + benefits) based in Gaborone.


Operates a passenger motor vehicle (unarmored and armored) and or light truck in accordance with the Detachment Commanders’ instructions to transport Marine Security Guards, official visitors, and guests within the city and surrounding areas.
Performs shift work and may be required to work odd hours, including local and U.S. holidays. Maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition, including cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicle. Performs basic vehicle inspection in accordance with established schedules and policies. Reports major vehicle faults for repairs. 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.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: Completion of Senior Secondary school required.

EXPERIENCE: Four years of professional driving experience required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a good working knowledge of the city and its environs, including driving routes and traffic patterns. Must know the locations of major streets, hospitals, police, and fire stations within the city and its immediate surroundings.


English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.
Setswana level III (Good Working) Knowledge Reading/Writing/ Speaking is required.


Must have a valid Class B driver’s license to drive an armored and unarmored vehicle and or light truck. The job holder must have held a driver’s license for at least five years. Must have the ability to read maps and plan driving routes. Good verbal communication skills and ability to handle all persons with profession­alism and discretion. Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes (MS Outlook).


Local prescriptive privileges must be acquired. All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

More Information


    For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following pdf link. Applicants must address each required qualification listed with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. TO APPLY: The HR Office uses HYPERLINK: https://bw.usembassy.gov/ to advertise its positions. This site has a list of the U.S. Embassy's vacant positions and instructions to log on and apply. Candidates interested in applying for these positions must apply via the HYPERLINK: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/bwa/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms the site and follow the application instructions to submit an application. For best results, the HR Office recommends the use of the internet web browser Google Chrome. N.B. CANDIDATES NOT INVITED FOR INTERVIEWS, WILL NOT RECEIVE REJECTION LETTERS. ANY CANDIDATE NOT CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WITHIN ONE MONTH OF THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD ASSUME THAT THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. Closing date: May 24, 2023

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U.S. Embassy