The U.S. Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position below:
Job Title: Truck Driver/Warehouseman
Announcement Number: Lagos-2019-025
Series/Grade: LE – 0805 4
Promotion Potential: LE-4
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Appointment Type: Permanent
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
- The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 hours per week)
- Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
- The incumbent operates a medium or large truck (semi-tractor with trailer – 18 wheels).
- S/he is responsible for proper daily checks on vehicle for safety and mechanical boundaries.
- S/he reports any deficiency to the dispatcher, and does not operate a vehicle that is not in sound condition.
- S/he maintains the trip logs accurately and appropriately follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), turns trip logs to the dispatcher on a daily basis, and maintains the inside and outside of the vehicle.
- In addition, s/he fills requisitions in accordance with instructions, segregates and assembles items, and moves them to the warehouse checkout point.
- Additionally, the incumbent participates in delivery of items to residence and office spaces to include loading the trucks, carrying items and unloading the truck.
Qualifications and Evaluations
- Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of driving medium to heavy trucks.
- Education Requirements: Completion of Secondary School or high school diploma
- Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns.
- Good working knowledge of proper loading techniques and safety procedures, as well as knowledge of truck maintenance and repair.
- This may be tested.
- Level III (good working knowledge) speaking /reading/writing in English is required.
Skills and Abilities:
- Must be able to pass the U.S. Department of Transportation driver physical every two years.
- The ability to drive a variety of vehicles (bus, sedans, pick-ups, and light trucks) using standard or automatic transmissions, as well as the ability to drive on short and long trips, and work under stress is required.
- Must be able to read and understand documents, write, and communicate clearly on the telephone and via radio with good interpersonal skills.
- Must have a valid Nigeria driver’s license.
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 Lagos, Nigeria 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 **
- 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.
- We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees (pdf) before you apply.
- NGN N3,599,599 (USD $26,233) per annum.
Application Closing Date
30th May, 2019
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
- Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
- Residency and/or Work Permit
- Secondary school Certificate
- Driver’s License
- DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
- SF-50 (if applicable)
- 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.
- All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance
- For More Info: HR Section, Tel: 01-461-4000, email: HRNigeria@state.gov