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The South African Consulate General seeks 1 x Chauffeur/ Messenger (2 year contract renewable)

Starting Salary: Minimum CAD$ 30, 428.00 Maximum CAD$ 50, 024.00, based on experience and qualifications. Starting date: Immediately.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years schooling
  • Two years experience as a chauffeur with a good knowledge of defensive driving techniques
  • Possession of a valid local driver’s license
  • Statement of driving record – 5 years
  • Police Clearance

Required Job Competencies

  • Ability to work with people at all levels
  • Ability to deal calmly with unexpected circumstances or delays
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Responsible attitude towards client privacy and safety
  • Excellent driving skills and respect for other road users
  • Excellent geographical and route knowledge
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Smart appearance
  • Willingness to work flexibly
  • Clear communication/English language proficiency
  • Computer literacy

Duties

  • Perform Chauffeur Duties for the Head of Mission
  • Transport other authorized passengers
  • Assisting passengers with getting in and out of the vehicle if required
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the official vehicles
  • Perform minor handyman duties when required
  • Assist with loading and unloading luggage and packages
  • Collect and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail
  • Render photocopy services, binding of documents, filing
  • Maintain logbook and vehicles records
  • Assist with asset management
  • On an ad hoc basis perform duties assigned

Closing date: 04 March 2021

Please forward CV and all other relevant documents to: Ms. PJ Maloka at: malokap@dirco.gov.za

ONLY CANDIDATES SHORT-LISTED WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW