Protective Chauffeur/Airport Expeditor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

United States Embassy

Vacancy title:

Protective Chauffeur/Airport Expeditor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

United States Embassy

Deadline of this Job:

Wednesday, April 24 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Duty Location(s):

  • 1 Vacancy in
  • Lusaka, ZA

Telework Eligible:

  • No

For More Info:

  • HR Section



Hiring Path:

  • Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is FP-8. *Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies

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.


The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (44 number of hours per week)

Start date:

  • Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (06 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:

  • No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:

  • No


  • Organizes, develops, and implements daily and projected schedules of ongoing requirements and ad-hoc taskings from Regional Affairs Office (RAO) Office Manager. Tracks completion of administrative actions/taskings to meet RAO demands. Monitors service relationships necessary to support administrative functions. The procurement of items and services on the local economy that are not available otherwise to enhance the mission of the RAO throughout the year. Provides the first line of defense/offense in the secure operation of vehicles while transporting State officers to include VIPS from State Department and other government agencies/the Department of Defense. Meets and assists arriving and departing U.S. Embassy and State Department personnel at the International and Domestics wings at the International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia as directed.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 3 years administrative experience in logistics, local procurement and customer service; one of which should include professional driving experience and vehicle maintenance is required.
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE: A working knowledge of general logistics and transport management, procurement and expediting services is required. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as managing files and records is required. Must know local traffic laws and regulations, patterns, and basic vehicle maintenance.

Education Requirements:

  • Two-year college/university studies equivalent to host country Diploma in Logistics and Transport, Purchasing and Supply or Business Administration is required.



  • English – Good working knowledge; written & spoken. Nyanja/Bemba – Fluent; written/spoken, including ability to translate.


  • Must have a valid, current level C driver’s license for a minimum of five years for the operation of motor vehicles, defense driving skills and the ability to drive during daytime and nighttime. Ability to communicate effectively in English and local languages. Must be able to carry out assigned duties with minimum supervision. Proficient in Microsoft suites. Numerical and keyboard skills required, Excellent communication skills.


  • 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.

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Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lusaka, Zambia 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:


  • 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.

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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