Announcement : 06/06/19: Vacancy for Driver - apply by 10 June 2019 Announcement

Announcement : 06/06/19: Vacancy for Driver - apply by 10 June 2019

Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations

Vacancy for Driver

JOB FUNCTION

Full-time Driver at Permanent Mission of Thailand office.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

As full time driver of the Permanent Mission, the Employee is required to perform the following duties and responsibilities

 

  • Drive the official vehicles to transport Ambassador and Madame, members of the Permanent Mission, the residence’s staff and delegates to meetings, functions, airport, residence etc. in a safe manner.
  • Follow strictly instructions of Transport Officer and Protocol Officer, especially when driving a motorcade.
  • Exercise utmost caution and ensure safety and timeliness when driving VIPs and seek advices from officer in charge if faced with unforeseen circumstances. 
  • Inform Transport Officer and officer in charge when receive instructions from delegates to be transported to any other venues beyond instructions of the Permanent Mission.
  • Handle deliveries and pick-ups for the Permanent Mission and the residence in a timely manner
  • Be part of a roster to perform duties as assigned during the weekdays, weeknights and weekends.
  • Perform routine clerical duties including meeting service, minor repairs and maintenance.
  • Keep the vehicles clean, tidy and safe, ready to use any time.  Carry out all routine Check-ups, such as checking coolant and oil levels and tire pressure, etc.
  • Ensure that the vehicles have enough gas and ready to be use.  Keep the petrol card assigned for each vehicle and return it to Finance Officer after use.  Keep record of amount of gas purchased and date of purchase.
  • Report any defects to the Transport Officer as soon as they are discovered.
  • Monitor the maintenance of the vehicles while in service at all times.
  • Be courteous and present yourself for duty in a clean and tidy manner, wearing business attire.
  • On advice from Traffic Advisory, plan routes and timings to venues.
  • Complete journey record sheets on a daily basis, detailing each journey and miles covered.
  • Support organization of the Mission’s functions.
  • Support other duties as required by the Employer. 

 

KEY SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

The ideal applicant should:

 

  • Be able to work legally in the United States
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be Thai-English bilingual (preferred)
  • Have an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced organization
  • Be honest, reliable and capable of applying initiative when necessary
  • Be flexible and prepared to support colleagues when necessary

 

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday, 9:30 – 5:30 (with a one-hour lunch break)

Should Mission require, flexibility is requested to carry out duties as needed.  Overtime is paid. 

This position is subject to local security clearance and a probationary period of three months.

 

SALARY

Starting net salary is $2,285 a month.

 

APPLICATIONS

Applications should be sent to thaimissionhires@yahoo.com

Please

  1. Write "THAI MISSION Driver 2019" and your surname in the subject line.
  2. Include a resume, cover letter, copy of passport or visa and 2 letters of reference.

 

Applications submitted not carrying the correct subject line OR without complete set of required documents will not be considered.

 

Acknowledgments will be sent to short-listed candidates only.

 

You must submit your application by June 10, 2019.