Jobs at the Embassy.

U.S. Mission Majuro, Marshall Islands 

Announcement Number: Majuro-2021-004

Position Title: Chauffeur

Opening Period: February 26 – March 17, 2021

Series/Grade: LE 1015/3

Salary: (USD) 10,733

For More Info: Human Resources Office: Ma. Victoria dela Cruz Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960

E-mail Address: MajuroHR@state.gov

Who May Apply: FS is FP-BB. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources 

Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas  Employees (https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees) before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for  the position of Chauffeur.

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: No.

Duties:  

The incumbent operates safely and efficiently an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor  vehicle to transport passengers and/or cargo. Works as messenger as directed.

Qualifications and Evaluations  

Education: Completion of high school education is required.

Requirements:  

EXPERIENCE: At least three years of professional driving experience is required.  Evaluations: 

LANGUAGE:  

English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This will be tested. Marshallese level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must hold a valid driver’s license. Must have the ability to read maps and plan  driving routes. Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with  professionalism and discretion. Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess  intermediate level automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports  and for communication purposes. This will be tested.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security  certifications.

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.

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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for va

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public  Trust clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is  available on HR/OE Intranet Site. Applications are available at the U.S. Embassy Majuro in Long Island,  Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

To apply for this position, applicants should mail or email to submit the documents listed below. Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • Driver’s License copy
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • RMI ID Card
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if  applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references

What to Expect Next: 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 Majuro, Marshall  Islands.

DS-0174: Application for Employment