Brazil

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
SAOPAULO-2019-33
Hiring Agency:
Consulate Sao Paulo
Position Title:
Chauffeur - All Interested Applicants
Open Period:
10/31/2019 - 11/21/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-2
Series/Grade:
LE - 1015 4
Salary:
BRL R$50.150 - BRL R$50.150
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full Time (44 hours per week)
Promotion Potential:
LE-4
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Sao Paulo, BR
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
recrutamentosaopaulo@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is FP-AA.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
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 of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

The incumbent operates safely a fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), Consul General (CG), and/or 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.


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


Other duties as assigned. 


 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: 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 high school education is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. Portuguese Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.



SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must hold a valid and legally obtained driver’s license (D). 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. 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 Sao Paulo 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 on the “Apply to this Vacancy” button.  For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site.


Important notes:



  • Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculums files will not be considered.

  • For positions that require English Levels III or IV, applications MUST be submitted in English.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Degree (not transcript)

  • Driver’s License

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 more information about the main duties of the position, please click here.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Sao Paulo.