Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Chauffeur Expeditor - US Embassy - Kuwait

The incumbent of this position expedites passengers through Kuwait City International Airport (KCIA) as well as VIPs, TDYers, officials and goods throughout Kuwait. S/he negotiates with Ministries and private offices for processing of documents and release of information; operates Embassy passenger vehicles and conduct daily inspections of vehicles, completes daily vehicle use of forms and reports any mechanical problems.

Duties include:
- Provides driving and expediting duties.
- Transports American Diplomatic staff, FSNs, Codels, VVIPs, VIPs and Delegations to various locations.
- Expedites outgoing incoming persons, visitors, pets and lost luggage at the airport.
- Expedites outgoing and incoming unclassified diplomatic pouch and cargo from the airport.
- Facilitates issuance of visas for visitors who arrive at the airport.
- Solves problems associated with VIP visits.
- Follows up all official transactions at Ministries and Companies.
- Processes all types of documents to the Ministries and Companies.
- Some shift works and weekend work. On call for any emergency requirements including evenings and weekend work.


1. Completion of high school education.
2. Three years experience driving in Kuwait.
3. Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Arabic. Language skills will be tested.
3. Knowledge of appropriate host government offices to approach for processing requests. Must be aware if the political and legal regulations involved in their transactions. Ability to use their knowledge independently without the aid of a supervisor.
4. Knowledge of roads and the building layouts of government offices, commercial and military airports, and important business.
5. Skill in defensive driving techniques; recognizing developing hazardous road and traffic conditions, and judgment to adjust driving methods to the practices of surrounding traffic.
6. Possession of a valid Kuwaiti driver’s license.

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered.
1. 1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174) which is available on the Embassy’s site:
2. http://kuwait.usembassy.gov and/or
1. 2. A current résumé or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as the
2. DS-174 (specifically section 1-24 of the DS-174)
4. 3. Copy of the high school certificate/university degree (per the requirement of the position).
5. 4. Copy of the Civil ID or passport copy including the residence permit page.
6. 5. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of the form DD-214.

Human Resources Office
American Embassy Kuwait
Bayan, Block 13, Al-Aqsa Mosque Street
OR Email the application to: HROKuwait@state.gov

October 18, 2012