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U.S. Embassy Latest Jobs in Abuja for Chauffeur

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate s for the Chauffeur position s (7 Positions) in the Department of Defense HIV Program, Nigeria (DOD HPN):

Job Title: Chauffeur

Reference no: FSN-03/FP-BB
Location: Abuja
Slot: 7

Job Description

  • The incumbents carefully and responsibly drive official vehicles to various locations in Abuja, and on some occasions, to other cities in Nigeria. Also drive DOD HPN personnel and visitors to various locations including ministries, embassies, and other business organizations.
  • Provide daily preventive maintenance of DOD HPN vehicles, ensuring that the interiors of the vehicles are in clean conditions, check fluids levels, hoses, belts and connections.
  • Additionally, they will ensure passengers fasten seat belts at all times and maintain a daily vehicle mileage log.

Job Requirements/Qualification

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years professional driving experience is required.
  • Must have a good knowledge of automotive operations, safety and maintenance practices.
  • Must have a valid Nigeria driver’s license and basic computer skills
  • Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Knowledge of Nigeria traffic laws and regulations, geography of the Abuja city and the country in general is required.

Selection Process:

  • When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S.
  • Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria:

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of
  • Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  • Candidates who 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.
  • Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.


  • Ordinary Resident – N3,213,591.00 P.A (Starting basic salary). In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
  • NOR – AEFM/ EFM – US$22,058

How to Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.

Submit Application to:

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Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-400009-461-4000 Ext 4261 

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)


  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.

Deadline:  9th March, 2016. 

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