Uganda

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Kampala-2020-021
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kampala
Position Title:
Motor Pool Supervisor - Employees of the Mission – All/or USEFMs, EFMs, or MOHs
Open Period:
04/29/2020 - 05/27/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE - 1005 8
Salary:
UGX Ush64,941,542
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 hours a week
Promotion Potential:
LE-8
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Kampala, UG
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
Klahr@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Current Employees of the Mission - All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) - All Agencies

For USEFM - FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
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 (40 hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

Working in the General Services Office (GSO), the Motor Pool Supervisor oversees all the employees in the Motor Pool unit.  The Supervisor plans, directs, and monitors the use and maintenance of motor vehicles and the training and assignment of chauffeurs to provide efficient and safe transportation to post personnel and official visitors.                               

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Three years of experience in vehicle fleet management, PLUS at least one year in a supervisory role is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of host country motor vehicle practices, traffic laws, vehicle licensing, registration and procedures, host country streets, traffic patterns, and commonly visited locations is required. Must have knowledge of vehicle maintenance and budget planning.

Education Requirements:

Two years of college or university studies is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) spoken/written of English is required. This may be tested


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have good organizational, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills; must have good working computer skills to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and motor pool applications; must have a valid driver’s license.  This may be tested.


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 Uganda 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

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a 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.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent if applicable)

  • Academic transcript

  • Driver’s License

  • 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. Mission in Uganda.