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Provincial General Services Assistant/Driver (PGSA)

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

Location: Mongu, Western Province

Work Schedule: Full Time 44 hours/Week

Starting Salary: ZMW 110,378.38/Annum

General Description:

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 resource center to which they are assigned (Western Province office is located in Mongu).

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 legally eligible to work in Zambia, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they 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, 4×4 vehicles/off road and a clean driving record.
  • Experience in basic vehicle maintenance and repair 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 and professional work experience in Western Province will be an added advantage.
  • Work experience in construction and/or maintenance work and experience with bike maintenance is an added advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of English (spoken and written); Knowledge of the Lozi language (spoken and written) is highly preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft based applications such as Word and Excel is required.

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: Address all applications to:

The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia, Plot 71A Kabulonga Road,

PO Box 50707, Lusaka, Zambia

Email: clearly stating your name and position applied for in the subject line of your email

(E.g. John Doe, Provincial Program Coordinator)

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

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline
25 Oct 15:00
Email applications to
ZM01-jobs@peacecorps.gov
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