Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Consulate Medan
Position Title:
Open Period:
09/03/2021 - 09/17/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 1015 4
IDR Rp96.719.964 - IDR Rp96.719.964
Work Schedule:
Full-time - .48 work hours per week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Medan, Sumatra, ID
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for these positions will be determined by Washington DC.  The proposed grade is FP-AA

All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
This will be determined after selection.
Marketing Statement:

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


The U.S. Consulate Medan is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur.

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 hours per week)

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

As one of Chauffeurs in the U.S. Consulate Medan, she/he provides service in the transportation of official visits in support of  Consulate Medan official activities. Assumes duty driver responsibility on a rotation basis, incumbent may be required to make trips that require out of town stays.


  1. Basic Function of Position

The incumbent operates safely a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the Principal Officer (PO) within the city and the surrounding areas.  Ensures that the vehicle is in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance.


  1. Major Duties and Responsibilities                                                       100 % of Time

Chauffeur to PO                                                                                                                  50%

Safely operates a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport PO within the city and the surrounding areas. Reacts defensively in response to potential security threat-related situations.  

Acts as observer and prevents unauthorized access to the vehicle and the surrounding area while waiting to pick up the PO.

Analyses the daily appointment schedule, ensuring familiarity with both a primary and alternate route to the destination, as well as potential security concerns at destination.

Serves as a special messenger in delivering documents or invitations or in completing other various errands for the PO and office.


Vehicle Maintenance                                                                                                            30%

Cleans, polishes and checks vehicle before and after operation to ensure that it is in serviceable condition.  Conducts vehicle inspection and reports vehicle deficiencies to the supervisor.  Performs minor vehicle maintenance repairs, as needed.


Reporting                                                                                                                               15%

Completes daily trip ticket after vehicle inspection.  Prepares accident and vehicle reports, trip logs and travel documents. Records miles driven daily to the ILMS system.

Other                                                                                                                                        5%

Functions as a Motor pool chauffeur, as needed.  Conducts radio communications. Operates armored/non-armored vehicles. Drives in motorcades for visiting U.S. dignitaries such as the U.S. President, Secretary of State, members of Congress, flag military officers etc. as assigned.  Instructs rental car drivers in proper motorcade driving, as needed.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years of professional driving experience is required. 

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Mission's protocol procedures as it relates to the Front Office.  State Department vehicle safety standards.  Motor pool rules and regulations.  Knowledge of the location of other Missions, host Government institutions, and NGOs.  Knowledge of local traffic laws and regulations. Knowledge of in-country travel routes and areas. General awareness of the general political climate in the country related to protests, demonstrations, and riots

Education Requirements:

Completion of primary education is required.


LANGUAGE:  Limited Knowledge in Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. and Good Working Knowledge in Speaking/Reading/Writing in Bahasa Indonesia is required (this may be tested).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must hold a valid and legally obtained driver’s license (SIM B1). Operates level C or D armored vehicle with defensive driving skills. Must be able to diagnose and handle preventive maintenance and first-echelon automotive repairs. Ability to detect vehicle defects and report them immediately to authorities concerned.  Must quickly and calmly evaluate risks and alternative actions always assuring the maximum safety of the passengers. Must be able to deal with high level officials in a relaxed and competent manner. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Benefits and Other Info


Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), locally-resident EFMs and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Bi-Mission in Indonesia 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.


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


(3) FS on LWOP and CS in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS in LWOP status with re-employment or reinstatement rights back to their agency or bureau.

What is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc? (


1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Bi-Mission internet site (

Required Documents:

Proof of Completion of Primary School 

Proof of citizenship (KTP for Indonesian citizens)

Driver’s License (Type B1 / SIM B1 or higher)

Other documents (training/course certificates, etc.)



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.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Bi-Mission Indonesia.