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

Location : Lusaka
Starting Salary: ZMW 93,738.00/Annum
Work hours : Full-time; 44 hours/week

Basic Function

The General Services Assistant /Driver will provide logistics, maintenance, and management support to post,
working with the General Services Manager (GSM) and Motor Pool Coordinator. The General Services Assistant has
the responsibility to drive Peace Corps staff/property/volunteers from one location to another. The GSA/driver
assists in the procurement process of goods and services and prepares paperwork for incoming and outgoing
shipments of private and U.S. Government property and associated customs clearances. S/he will act as back up for
data entry of all GSO systems such as Sunflower and VMIS and ensure timely generation of reports.


Prepares paperwork related to incoming and outgoing private and U.S. Government property and the associated customs clearances of these shipments
Assists GSM in the following up of supply requests from requestors and getting necessary specifications
Assists Motorpool coordinator in the recording of all fuel and maintenance records into VMIS I collaboration with the Motorpool coordinator maintains and updates all motor vehicle files
Assists Motorpool Coordinator in ensuring that all vehicles are clean and in good working condition
Arranges for the movement of incoming shipments to their destinations
Assists the GSM in the shipping of all PCV unaccompanied baggage to HOR and assist in clearing of all incoming and outgoing USDH shipments including all medical supplies from the airport and through diplomatic pouch
Drives Peace Corps Zambia staff/volunteers and other Peace Corps property from one location to another as assigned by the Motor Pool Coordinator

Other Tasks

Serves as backup to the Motor Pool Coordinator and General Services Clerk
May be tasked as a warehouseman, safely moving furniture, furnishings, equipment and supplies as needed.
Assists with the timely entry of maintenance and fuel data into VMIS as may be assigned
Other duties as assigned by the GSM and Director of Management and Operations.
Safety and Security

Must be knowledgeable and supportive of PC/Zambia safety and security policies and procedures, to include timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles.
Note: The Contractor is subject to worldwide availability and may be requested by the Peace Corps to be reassigned or transferred permanently to another Peace Corps Post/Headquarters or perform temporary duties (TDY) as required and to travel to other assignments within Peace Corps’ as assigned. Any such reassignment or transfer shall be subject to agreement of the Contractor. The Statement of Work as defined will remain the same; however the duties may be subject to change as determined by the Contracting Officer 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 submit a typed cover letter and CV that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements;

Required Qualifications

Successful completion secondary school including advanced certification in the field of Administration/Logistics/Procurement and related fields is required.
Minimum of two years’ work experience in the field of Administration/Logistics/Procurement and related fields including a clean driving record and experience.
Knowledge and good understanding of preparation of customs clearing documentation, procurement processes for goods and services and are desirable
Good working knowledge of English including proficiency with Microsoft based applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point and with computerized inventory systems
Must have a valid local driver’s license of class C level

To apply, submit an application letter that clearly addresses the Required Qualifications, CV and list three references. Applications must arrive at the Peace Corps Office on or before the closing date of November 9, 2016.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and no telephone inquiries will be entertained. Address applications to:

The Human Resources Specialist,
Peace Corps Zambia,
Plot 71A Kabulonga Rd.
P.O. Box 50707, Lusaka, Zambia

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