Peace Corps Zambia
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

General Services Assistant/Driver – VA 04/2019

Peace Corps/Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Provincial General Services Assistant/Driver (PGSA).

In order to be selected for these positions, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements.

Location: Lusaka

Starting Salary: ZMW 326,330/Annum

Work hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

  • The Provincial General Services Assistant will, in the main, serve both as official Driver as well as function as the maintenance assistant for the provincial office and transit house to which they are assigned (Northern Province office is located in Kasama).
  • The driving aspects will be in close coordination with the Provincial Program Coordinator and Peace Corps Motorpool Coordinator, and the house duties will be in co-ordination with the resident Peace Corps Volunteer Leader (PCVL).
  • The PGSA will serve as the provincial representative for Volunteer site visits and external stakeholder meetings in the absence of the PPC and/or PCVL

Required Qualifications

  • In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must meet each of the following requirements;
  • Successful completion secondary school including advanced certification in the field of Administration/Logistics/Procurement or related fields is required.
  • Must have a valid local driver’s license of class C level or better, with at least five years of professional experience driving vehicles with manual transmission, and a clean driving record. Experience with driving 4×4 vehicles and basic vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in the field of Administration/Logistics/ Procurement or related fields.
  • Professional experience with a donor funded, multi-cultural organization is preferred.
  • Work experience in construction and/or maintenance work and experience with bike maintenance is an added advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of English; Knowledge of the Bemba language will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft based applications such as Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and multi-cultural setting; professional experience working within an international organization is preferred.

For detailed job specifications and submission instructions, please visit the US Embassy website:

How to Apply

Applications and supporting documentation including a typed cover letter, CV, educational certifications, driving license, and at least three traceable references that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements must be submitted:

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and no telephone inquiries will be entertained.

Address applications to:

The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia,

71A Kabulonga Road,

PO Box 50707,

Lusaka, Zambia

Clearly stating your name and position applied for in the subject line of your email

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application deadline
8 May 15:00
Apply online
http://www.zm.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs
Email applications to
zm01-jobs@peacecorps.gov

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