Driver/Messenger – GS-04
The Representative Office of Canada to the Palestinian Authority is pleased to announce a job opportunity for a Driver/Messenger with an attractive compensation and benefits package. The competition is open to all persons who live in the West Bank or in Israel and who are legally entitled to work in the West Bank or at the Representative Office of Canada.
The successful candidate will report to a Common Service Assistant. Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
-Providing confidential driving services to senior officials, program managers, mission staff, diplomatic couriers, and other visitors or dignitaries to and from work related appointments and functions, including events and meetings outside the host city, using established mission scheduling procedures, discretion, tact and decorum;
-Ensuring the highest level of safety and security while driving, choosing the most efficient routes to drive from one destination to another (avoiding traffic, accidents, construction, periodically changing routing for security purposes), and ensuring that alternative and contingency routes are used when necessary;
-Providing input regarding transportation logistics for visiting officials, mission events, Ministerial and other diplomatic visits, collecting any car passes or badges and assists with the coordination of transportation requirements during delegation visits by providing instructions to other drivers as required;
Qualifications and Requirements:
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
-Graduation from a recognized secondary school.
-Excellent proficiency in both written and spoken English and Arabic;
-At least three (3) years of recent (within the past five (5) years) and relevant experience in a similar position for a corporate organization, foreign mission, other government office or international organization;
-Recent experience in general office support functions;
-Experience providing client service and working with external service providers.
-Knowledge of local driving regulations and conditions;
-Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics;
47.43 ILS/hour, based on a 40 hour work week, plus paid overtime and other attractive benefits.
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***Apply before September 13, 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for assessment***