Fuel/Water Truck Driver Opportunity at U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe Deadline 14th February

Fuel Water Truck Drive Opportunity at U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe Deadline 14th February
Fuel Water Truck Drive Opportunity at U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe Deadline 14th February

Fuel/Water Truck Driver Opportunity Applications are invited at U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe Deadline 14th February

Jobs in U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe 2024– Applications for the Fuel/Water Truck Driver Opportunity at the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe are now open and eagerly awaited. This unique opportunity calls upon skilled individuals to apply for the position of Fuel/Water Truck Driver, a crucial role in supporting embassy operations. The deadline for applications is set for the 14th of February.

Aspiring candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to seize this chance to contribute to the embassy’s mission while advancing their careers in a dynamic environment. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make a meaningful impact and join the dedicated team at the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe. Apply today!

Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Harare
Position Title:
Fuel/Water Truck Driver – All Interested Applicants/All Sources
Open Period:
01/31/2024 – 02/14/2024Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE – 1015 4
USD $19,993 /Per Year
Work Schedule:
Full-time – Full Time 40 hrs/week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Harare, ZI
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
 HR Section
[email protected]


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

For USEFM – Salary is FP-AA is $ 30,280.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

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 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required



This job description is for a Facility Management Truck Driver who is responsible for safely and efficiently operating U.S. Government-owned or leased trucks, large cargo vehicles or other vehicles. The incumbent is also responsible for safe handling, transporting and storage of fuel, water, and expendable and non-expendable items. The position is in the Facility Management Office and under the supervision of the Residential Supervisor. The incumbent will make deliveries of water and fuel to mission proprieties. Assist maintenance technicians in carrying out their assigned tasks by performing basic carpentry, masonry, electrical, painting, and plumbing tasks which do not require journeyman level knowledge. This position will carry cash to make purchases for equipment and supplies as needed. This position will be required to work as a trades helper as needed.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Must have a valid, current level II driver’s license for a minimum of five (5) years. In additional to one (1) year of experience in manual labor or warehouse work is required.
Education Requirements:
Completion of secondary school is required

English: Level 3 – Good working knowledge; speaking, reading & writing
Shona: Level 1 – Rudimentary verbal skills



Ability to physically be able to perform loading and unloading. Must be able to handle heavy objects smoothly and efficiently. Must be able to able to lift a maximum of 51 lbs. (23kg) under OSHA standards.  Ability to use warehouse tools and safely operate equipment such as fuel dispenser, water dispensers, forklifts, hand trolleys, electronic lifters etc.
Must be able to diagnose and handle preventive maintenance and assist Facility Management technicians as needed. Ability to detect vehicle and equipment defects and report them immediately to authorities concerned.  Must be able to perform assign tasks in all types of weather, and environmental weather conditions to include at times severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather conditions, and high winds.  Must have a valid, current license and in accordance with local laws.


Understanding of the local driving conditions in order to navigate heavy traffic. Understanding of local laws governing handling gasoline and diesel fuel.


This may be tested.


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 Harare, Zimbabwe 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.

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

How to Apply:
How to Apply:

To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button available on the link; https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/zwe/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

For more information on how to apply visit the our website; https://zw.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/u-s-embassy-job-vacancies/

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.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

    • Ordinary level certificate – 5 passes including English
    • University transcripts

**For a successful application packet please ensure that you upload ALL the required documents for the position. 

US Citizen EFMs only should attach the documents below:

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

**Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculum Vitae /Resume (s) will NOT be considered.

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 Harare, Zimbabwe.


  1. I wish to apply for a job in your Organization. I am a lady holding a Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management and also hold a clean class 4 license. I am confident that I have the knowledge and skills to professionally fulfill the requirements of the position as required by the Organization. I will effectively perform all my tasks as required by the organization and maintain the standard as defined. Given the opportunity I will perform my duties with dedication and loyalty. I believe I have a role to play in making things a success.
    I hope that my application will receive your favourable consideration.

    Yours Faithfully

    Loice Mapurisa

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