Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
CHAUFFEUR (Internal candidates only)
Open Period:
06/05/2018 - 06/14/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 1015 4
TZS TSh16,282,696 - TZS TSh16,282,969
Work Schedule:
Full-time - .
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


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


Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur.

Under supervision of Front Office Management Specialist, Operates a motor vehicle to transport the Chief of Mission (COM), Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), and numerous VIP visitors in a safe and secure manner.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
76% or greater

Operates armored vehicles or vans to transport the Chief of Mission and/or DCM  to various locations within Dar es Salaam and throughout Tanzania.


Operates armored vehicles or vans to transport the Chief of Mission and/or DCM to various locations within Dar es Salaam and throughout Tanzania. Assists during VIP visits. Responsible for the safety of passengers and remaining alert to safety and security.

Maintains vehicular usage records and presents them as instructed by the Motor Pool Supervisor or Dispatcher. Maintains vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance, advising the supervisor of problems which require more technical maintenance or repair.

Serves as a special messenger in delivering documents or invitations, diplomatic notes, letters, and other items to host government ministries, diplomatic missions, International Organizations, or in carrying out various other important errands for the Ambassador. Acts as interpreter for the Ambassador as necessary, particularly while traveling around the country. Monitors Embassy communications at all times so that the Ambassador is never "out of touch".

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Level III English (good working knowledge) speaking, writing and reading and Level III Kiswahili (good working knowledge) speaking, writing and reading is required.

  • Driving license Class B & D is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school (form IV) is required.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Minimum three (3) years of safe driving experience in passenger vehicles is required.

Benefits and Other Info


Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

Other Information:

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.

How to Apply

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/


Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  1. Resume

  2. Valid driver's license

  3. Form IV academic certificate

  4. Proof of citizenship

  5. Other (if any)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test will be contacted via email.