Full Time; 40 hours per week; Scheduled according to post needs.
The primary responsibility of the Driver/ Mechanic is to provide safe and reliable transportation for staff and volunteers within Armenia and neighboring countries as needed. The Driver ensures that the vehicles are properly maintained and operated according to Peace Corps policy. As part of the General Services Unit, the Driver supports the General Services Manager (GSM) in the areas of procurement, property management and logistics. Detailed job description available upon email request.
- Education: Secondary school diploma; - Prior Work Experience: Two (2) years of driving experience; - Language Proficiency: Level 2 English language proficiency and Level 4 Armenia language proficiency according to the Interagency Language Roundtable http://www.govtilr.org/ .
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes: - Valid standard Armenian Driver’s License; - Ability to drive automatic and standard transmission vehicles; - Knowledgeable about primary and secondary Armenian roadways; - Ability to read digital maps; - Basic working knowledge of vehicle maintenance and mechanics; - Ability to travel; - Ability to lift and move supplies and equipment; - Ability to operate some office equipment: computer, copiers, printers, cameras, cell phone, satellite phone, GPS, etc. Final offer will be contingent on ability to pass a background check and ability to obtain a B/C/D driver’s license
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Prior Work Experience: Driving experience such as Public Transportation Driver, Courier Services, etc.; Working experience with foreigners; - Language Proficiency: Russian language skills also helpful.
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following. Incomplete applications will not be considered. - Cover Letter in English that describes your qualifications; - A current resume or curriculum vitae in English - The names and contact information in English (phone and email) of at least 3 references who are familiar with your work - Copy of valid drivers’ license (B/C/D categories if earned at time of application) or confirmation that the required categories will be reissued before start of employment January 29, 2024.
Please submit application to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, mention in the subject line: Driver/Mechanic. Alternatively, candidates may drop off applications to a Contracting Officer at 33 Charents Street, Yerevan 0025, Armenia The deadline for application submission is 15 December 2023, or until the suitable candidate is hired.
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5,278,833 AMD per year
OPEN TO/ ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
All Interested Candidates
Peace Corps Armenia 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. Peace Corps is committed to gender equality. Women are currently under-represented in this position and female candidates are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
US Peace Corps has been established by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961 to promote world peace and friendship. The Peace Corps Armenia program was established in 1992. Since that time more than 1,100 Volunteers have served in Armenia. Currently volunteers work in two programs: Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Community and Youth Development.