Motorpool Operations Supervisor at US Embassy

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

US Embassy

Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Lusaka
Position Title:
Motorpool Operations Supervisor (All Interested Applicants/All Sources)
Open Period:
05/07/2024 – 05/22/2024Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE – 1005 8
ZMW ZK275,160.7 /Per Year
Work Schedule:
Full-time –
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in 

Lusaka, ZA
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
 HR Section
Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is FP-6.  Actual FP 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 number of hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (06 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:

The incumbent plans, directs, and coordinates the operation and maintenance of the Post motor vehicle fleet under the direction of the General Services Officer (GSO), who is also the Post Motor Vehicle Accountable Officer (MVAO). The incumbent provides daily supervision, leadership, mentorship, and guidance to five direct subordinates (including Dispatchers, the Fleet Foreman, and Administrative Clerk) and provides indirect supervision to 34 drivers and vehicle maintainers. Also ensures compliance with Post specific motor vehicle policies, notices, and directives. Oversees the vehicle driving safety programs and other motor pool specific training.

Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE:  Three years of experience in vehicle fleet management, increasing work experience, including clerical/office related duties, dispatcher, chauffeur, motorcade logistics, a knowledge of automotive maintenance, and/or other transportation experience is required. Two years in a supervisory role is required.JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of host country motor vehicle practices, traffic laws, vehicle licensing, registration and procedures. Knowledge of host country streets, traffic patterns, and commonly visited locations. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and budget planning.
Education Requirements:
College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School.
Post may choose to add the phrase “This may be tested” after a language, skill, and/or ability.  Review the VA template for specific information.LANGUAGE:  English –  Good working knowledge; written & spoken.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must have a valid Class C driver’s license. Must have good organizational, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills. Good working computer skills to use MS Office (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook) and motor pool applications.

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 Lusaka Zambia 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

How to Apply
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a [enter clearance level here] clearance.To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position. 

All Applicants:
• Residency and/or Work Permit
• Degree (not transcript)
• Degree with transcript
• Language Scores (if available)
• Driver’s License
• Certificate or License

Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• 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.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Lusaka, Zambia.