Chauffeur – All Interested Applicants

About Announcement Number: HANOI-2020-03 Hiring Agency: Embassy Hanoi Position Title: Chauffeur - All Interested Applicants Open Period: 02/06/2020 - 02/20/2020Format MM/DD/YYYY Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+7 Series/Grade: LE - 1015 3 Salary: USD $8,022 Work Schedule: Full-time - Mon through Fri 44 hours/week Promotion Potential: LE-3 Duty Location(s): in Hanoi, VM Telework Eligible: No
For More Info:
 HR Section 84-24-3850-5000 ext. 5126 HanoiHR@state.gov
Overview Hiring Path: Open to the public Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM - FS is FP-BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C. Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation Appointment Type: Permanent Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. Summary: The work schedule for this position is:
  • Full Time 44 hours per week
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within 90 days of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end. Supervisory Position: No Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No Travel Required: 25% or less May have in country travel over the weekends.  Alternate as duty driver meaning a rotating shift and must be prepared for changes in routine at a moment’s notice.  May work long hours of overtime during visits. Duties Incumbents of these positions will operate all types of vehicles to include, but not limited to sedan and van to transport passengers, supplies and equipment for all agency customers at U.S. Embassy Hanoi.  The incumbents will operate these vehicles at any given time during the duty hours and perform other related duties as directed.  He/she will report to the Motor Pool supervisors. Qualifications and Evaluations Requirements: EXPERIENCE:  At least three years of experience as a driver is required. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have:
  • Be able to operate all types of passenger vehicles and trucks and perform operator’s level preventive maintenance checks on the assigned vehicle.
  • Be knowledgeable about the city of Hanoi and its neighboring provinces, Vietnam traffic laws, city traffic patterns, streets, locations of major buildings and government offices.
Education Requirements: Completion of secondary school (grade 12) is required. Evaluations: LANGUAGE:  Level 2 (limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This will be tested.) Level 3 (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Vietnamese is required. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have Vietnamese driver’s license valid for both passenger vehicles and trucks (Vietnamese category D driver's license or higher). EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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. Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications. Benefits and Other Info Benefits: Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Vietnam may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits. For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office. The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office. Other Information: HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference. HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau. For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link. How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local security or Public trust clearance. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site. Note: The Embassy Human Resources Office is unable to acknowledge the receipt of your documents due to the high volume of applications received. If you do not receive a notification email from ERA within four weeks of the vacancy announcement’s closing day, it is likely that you did not qualify for the position or did not submit a complete package. Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent if you are AEFM / USEFM)
  • Vietnamese ID
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (If you are not Vietnamese Citizen)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office. Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi. To view a current list of all available vacant positions at the U.S. Embassy the Embassy & Consulate and to apply, please visit our ERA site:

Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

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