Vacancy Announcement: Chauffeur/Motor Pool

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
U.S. Mission Kolonia
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: Kolonia-2021-003
POSITION TITLE: Chauffeur/Motor Pool
OPENING PERIOD: July 21 to August 4
SERIES/GRADE: LE-1015-4
SALARY: USD 10,060-USD 10,060 For USEFM – FP is FP-AA. Actual FS salary will be determined by Washington D.C.
FOR MORE INFO:
Human Resources
P.O. Box 1286
Pohnpei, FM 96941
KoloniaHumanResourceRequests@state.gov
WHO MAY APPLY: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Local Security Certification or Public Trust.
DURATION OF APPOINTMENT: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
MARKETING STATEMENT: We encourage you to read and understand the Position Description and Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees posted on the Embassy’s web page fm.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
SUMMARY: The U.S. Mission in Kolonia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur/Motor Pool in the Management Office.  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 clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
SUPERVISORY POSITION: No
DUTIES: Incumbent safely operates motor vehicles to efficiently transport Embassy employees, official visitors and cargo. Responsible for ensuring assigned vehicles are fully operational, clean and well maintained. Immediately reports vehicular issues to the Supervisor. Completes Motor Pool records in a timely and accurate manner; and inputs into data base. Performs as a designated petty cash holder, and assists the Procurement staff obtaining quotes for routine supplies.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATIONS
Education: Completion of primary education is required.
REQUIREMENTS
Experience: Two years experience in the operation of different types of passenger vehicles is required.
SKILLS: Must know how to operate a computer, possesses basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office software like Excel and Word.
Must have a valid Pohnpei driver license.
EVALUATIONS
Language: Level 2 (Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This will be tested.)
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications. Must be eligible to travel to the United States.
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 see attachment 2.

HOW TO APPLY: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a public trust clearance.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources.

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Please provide copies of the documents listed below with your application:
DS-174
*Residency and/or Work Permit
*School Certificate or Diploma
*Driver’s License valid in Micronesia
*Professional Certificate or License
*DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
*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.

Employment Application Link:
Employment Application

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