Warehouse Worker (Truck Driver)
Announcement Number: Dar es Salaam 2021-049
Hiring Agency: Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Open Period: 12/01/2021 – 12/15/2021
This vacancy is limited to a certain number of applicants and may close before the close date listed here if that limit is reached.
Vacancy Time Zone:GMT+3
Series/Grade:LE – 0805 3
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 Hours per week/ 80 Hours per pay period
Promotion Potential: LE-3
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible: No
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Warehouse Worker (Warehouseman/Truck Driver) in the General Service Section.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
In support of the warehouse operations, Position operates and maintains heavy duty trucks, vehicles, and equipment such as forklifts. Position works with the labor crew performing various kinds of unskilled manual work and skilled manual supply duties at the Embassy warehouse, offices, residences, and other locations as needed. Position is supervised by the Warehouse Foreman.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in truck driving is required. One year of warehouse experience or equivalent combination of warehouse and labor activities is required.
Completion of Elementary School (Standard VII) is required.
LANGUAGE: Level II (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/writing/reading of English is required.
Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/writing/reading of Kiswahili is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to perform moderately heavy work including heavy lifting at times. Class D and E driving license is required.
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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) 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.
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:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
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:
To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.
For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
- Completion of Elementary School (Standard VII) Certificate
- Driver’s License
- Proof of Citizenship
- Other Document
- Other Document 2
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. Mission in (insert post and/or country name).
The deadline for submitting the application is 15 December 2021.