Embaixada dos Estados Unidos da América

US Embassy is recruiting a Driver, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

  • Serves as chauffeur for Peace Corps staff, Trainees, Volunteers and authorized visitors to meetings and related activities to destinations within Mozambique as authorized
  • Performs preventative maintenance checks on vehicles and regular maintenance tasks such as changing of oils, filters, and belts
  • Frequently performs more sophisticated repair work on vehicle , where it is cost effective and possible for Peace Corps to do this work in-house
  • Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies for vehicular maintenance and repair and informs to the GSM
  • Verifies that vehicles are fueled, serviced, washed and kept in good operating condition
  • Completes and submits to the GSM for review vehicles maintenance and repair records as required
  • Obtains information on all vehicular accidents to produce reports including recommended repairs
  • Performs messenger, delivery, and pick-up duties for materials, supplies and equipment as directed
  • Verifies that vehicles garage/parking areas are clean and free from potentially dirty or dangerous items
  • Performs maintenance checks on Generator
  • Prepare and send to GSM the Fuel & Vehicle Maintenance Report on Monthly basis
  • Performs maintenance and repair – including construction jobs – on PCV housing throughout Mozambique, upon request or as needed during PCV visits. Makes regular trips to series of PCV houses with specific construction/maintenance/repair duties to perform, including, for example, installation of bars, roof repair, electrical repair, and many other jobs
  • Trips include carrying of considerable advances for purchases of materials and supplies for planned and emergency work
  • Performs such other tasks as may be assigned by the GSO or APCD/Administration, including back-up support for other staff members, based in the main office in Maputo
  • Conduct other tasks as requested by the Country Director or DMO
  • Safety and Security Duties
  • Operates Peace Corps vehicles safely at all times
  • Immediately communicates Volunteer safety and security concerns and issues to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) and CD
  • Knowledgeable and supportive of Peace Corps safety and security policies and procedures, including the timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles
  • Completion of Primary Education
  • Reading, writing, and speaking Portuguese
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience for the job
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Some knowledge of computer applications (MS Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Must have a driver’s license and be able to safely drive USG owned vehicles
  • Mozambican residency and work permit
  • Ability to successfully pass a security clearance through the U.S. Embassy
  • Knowledge of generator maintenance will be an added advantage
  • Good Knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Completion of Secondary Education
  • Experience driving in rural areas
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation via email to with the Subject line “Driver”
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


  • Entidade Embaixada dos Estados Unidos da América
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  • Publicado 30.09.2016
  • Expira 14.10.2016
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