New Job Opportunity- Driver at Peace Corps
Driver REF NO: PC 22-03
SALARY: Compensation is negotiable within a pre-determined range, based on salary history and experience. Non-cash benefits include medical, retirement and others where applicable.
OPENING DATE: June 1,2022
CLOSING DATE: June 15,2022 (17:00pm Tanzania Time)
WORK HOURS: Full -Time / 48 hours/per week
This is a Personal Service Contract (PSC) position, to be based at Peace Corps’ office in Oyster Bay,
Dar es Salaam. It is a full-time, 48 hours per week position. The schedule may vary, based on operational requirements and may include evening, holiday and weekend work. The anticipated contract will be for a base period, with up to four option periods, exercisable at the unilateral option of the Peace Corps based on satisfactory performance, continued need for the position, and availability of funds. The Driver is under the supervision of the Director of Management and Operations (DM0) but works under the day to day direction of the Motor Pool Coordinator (MPC).
The Driver is responsible for delivering property and authorized Peace Corps Staff and Volunteers to their desired locations, maintaining the Peace Corps vehicles, assisting with the maintenance of the vehicle files in accordance with the PC Manual, functions as a 24-hour “On Call” Duty Driver when required, and makes small expendable supply purchases. This is a full-time position with normal working hours of Monday through Thursday from 0730 to 1700, with thirty minutes for lunch. Friday working hours are 0730 to 1130. This is a long-term, personal services contract position. Though the Driver normally does not work weekends, the Driver compensation/salary scale is for a 48-hour workweek to compensate for travel time and duty driver functions outside of normal office hours.
Qualifications and Evaluations:
Applicants must address each qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Form Four Certificate is required. Additional driving certificate with 4X4 vehicles is an advantage.
Good Working Knowledge (reading, speaking, and writing) in English is required and Good Working Knowledge (reading, speaking, and writing) in Kiswahili is required.
Five years of professional driving work experience required, preferably within international, diplomatic, government, expatriate or tourism companies. This experience must include driving outside of Dar es Salaam.
Skills and Abilities:
Good driving skills: licensed driver with clean driving record: valid Class C Tanzania driver’s license with a minimum of five (5) years of experience driving 4X4 manual transmission vehicles. Must have experience in driving major national roads and arteries.
Must have simple mechanical skills.
Basic computer skills are required.
Contract offer is contingent on availability of funds, reference checks, background check, medical examination, submission of proof of required vaccinations or other medical information.
Procedures for Employment Applicants:
Peace Corps Manual Section 611 is applicable to this position. This section prohibits the employment of certain persons previously engaged in intelligence activities or connected with intelligence agencies. If you have ever worked for an intelligence agency, you are NOT eligible for employment at the Peace Corps in any capacity, and you should not apply for employment.
NOTE: Peace Corps reserves the right to withhold an offer of a personal services contract to an individual that is a relative or household member of a current Peace Corps staff member.
Peace Corps reserves the right to not evaluate or to withhold an offer of a personal services contract to an individual that has a history of poor past performance or conduct as a Peace Corps staff member (USDH, PSC, or FSN).
The individual selected will be required to follow any workplace health and/or safety rules indicated for their position – including complying with any medical and/or training requirements specified for their position in accordance with public health and/or occupational health or safety policies.
Peace Corps will not discriminate against an applicant because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older, except when the applicant is beyond the mandatory retirement age in the country of assignment), disability, or genetic information.
Please note that one or more positions may be filled from this announcement.
For Further Information:
The complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by sending an email to [email protected]
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vita (CV) to the following email address: E-mail Address to send Applications: [email protected]
When emailing please ensure the subject line reads: PC 22-03__your .Name
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.