Chauffeur Job Recruitment At US Mission Abuja


US Mission

Chauffeur Job Recruitment At US Mission Abuja

Vacant position of Chauffeur is currently available in US Mission at Abuja, suitably qualified candidates who possess the below stated criteria should proceed and apply.

Job Description

Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja

Series/Grade: LE – 1015 4

Promotion Potential: LE-4

Salary: NGN ₦3,889,576 USD $26,915

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:For USEFM – FP is AA.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources



Basic Function of the Position – Under the direct supervision of the  Defense Attaché Office (DOA )OPSNCO, incumbent operates a variety of armored and non-armored motor vehicles to transport Mission  DAO personnel, including VIP visitors, TDY staff, delegations and field trips.  S/he performs routine preventive maintenance, cleaning of vehicle and completes trip ticket to notate each trip taken on their shift, including mileage, fuel, condition of vehicle, and passenger details.

Requirements For Chauffeur Job

  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years professional driving experience is required.
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Thorough knowledge of Abuja and other Nigeria cities, as well as good knowledge of automotive, mechanical, safety and maintenance practices i.e. checking fluids and tire pressure is required. Must be familiar with local traffic laws, traffic patterns, and locations of various government offices.
  • Education: Completion of Secondary School or high school diploma is required.
  • Evaluations: This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in all languages listed.
  • LANGUAGE:  Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Writing/Reading English is required. Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Writing/Reading any local language is required.
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to work on rotational shift schedule, as well as the ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic situations are required.  Ability to recognize a hazardous or dangerous situation and take appropriate action is required. Ability to communicate clearly on phone and/or by radio and follow instruction is required. Must have a valid Nigerian Class B or D driver’s license. 


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

Agency Benefits

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria 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 **

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 For Chauffeur In US Mission

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • Click the ‘Apply For Job’ button below.
  • Follow the displayed link to proceed to the US Mission recruitment portal.
  • Create and verify your account.
  • Log into the portal and complete your application.

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Driver’s License

For EFMs, in addition to the above:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) 
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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 further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office on 09-461-4000

The application deadline is 04/23/2021

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