Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Consulate Sao Paulo
Position Title:
Warehouse Worker (Warehouse Worker / Chauffeur)
Open Period:
08/29/2019 - 09/19/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0805 3
BRL R$39.312 - BRL R$39.312
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Sao Paulo, BR
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


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

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
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.


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:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


Performs loading and unloading of vehicles to deliver and pick-up furniture, appliances and equipment to residences, offices, and to the Warehouse. Maintains warehouse segregated by agency and in a safe, clean, and organized manner for daily operation. Sets up official events on the compound, designated residences and outside venues. Works on auction preparation and assists during Property annual inventory. Separates cargo for Mission Brazil Consolidated Warehousing and Transshipment. Operates motor vehicles and forklift.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  Loading and unloading of trucks, or a combination of warehousing and/or laborer experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Must have general knowledge of loading, unloading, and lifting practices and techniques and warehouse operational procedures. Must    be familiar with local traffic laws, traffic patterns and any changes, regarding local traffic legislation. Must be familiar with automatic transmission, power steering, minor repairs, fuel injection, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and 4- wheel drive systems. Must know how to operate forklift – both fixed-wheel and 180-degree models.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary (high) school required.


LANGUAGE: Level III (good working knowledge) in speaking/reading/writing Portuguese is required. Level I (rudimentary Knowledge) in speaking /reading/writing English is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must be able lifts 50 pounds (approx. 22 kilograms). Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to provide good customer service. Ability to operate a forklift to load and unload merchandise within the Warehouse space. Skills associated with operation of motor vehicles to transport cargo and passengers, including safety procedures. Ability to prepare basic written reports. Ability to maintain a valid category D 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

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.


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


  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.

  • 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.