Jobs at the Embassy

The U.S. Mission in North Macedonia provides equal employment opportunity and fair and equitable treatment for all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

All currently available local positions are posted on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) webpage powered by Monster.com. Applications must be completed and submitted through ERA. Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

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Peace Corps North Macedonia is a US government agency and seeks qualified and motivated candidates for the full-time position of:

Driver

Working under the supervision of the General Services Coordinator, the Driver is responsible for providing transportation services for Peace Corps staff, Volunteers, and other personnel around North Macedonia and to neighboring countries. The driver will be required to operate a variety of Peace Corps-provided vehicles (sedan, 4×4, and van). The Driver is also responsible for transporting Peace Corps property and equipment. The Driver ensures that vehicles are properly maintained and operated according to Peace Corps and USG guidelines and manufacturer specifications. The Driver may be required to assist with other administrative tasks, as needed.

This position requires frequent travel. The driver performs duties during a 40-hour work-week; however occasional work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays may be required. The driver will be required to serve as on-call emergency duty driver on a rotating weekly basis.

Peace Corps Provides:

  • Opportunity to work with a US government agency/international organization
  • Opportunity to work as part of a multicultural team
  • Professional development opportunities, including participation in international trainings
  • A competitive salary/benefits package, including sick leave, annual leave, and supplemental health insurance

Location: Skopje, with extensive travel within North Macedonia and Kosovo

Salary: 69,800.00 MKD/per month (gross); full-time position. No relocation expenses will be covered. The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other: Preference will be given to candidates who are Citizens or permanent residents of North Macedonia.

Required Qualifications:

 

Education and Professional Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid driver’s license for Category B (include copy of front and back with application)
  • Minimum 5 years professional driving experience including at least 1 year of professional driving experience with an international organization

Language: Fluent in Macedonian and English

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with local traffic laws, regulations, and roads
  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle maintenance
  • Must be available to respond to emergency situations at any time
  • Must be able to perform moderate physical labor and lift up to 20 kilograms
  • Strong communication, planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within a diverse team
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Basic computer skills (email, internet, excel, word processing, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Additional skills with maintenance and property repairs (electrical, plumbing, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Albanian

Anticipated Start Date: January 2023, contingent on successful background investigation, medical check, and availability of funds.

Security and Medical Clearance: After an offer is made, the selected candidate is required to successfully pass a background investigation and medical exam determining fitness for duty as required by Peace Corps and the US Mission in Skopje.

How to apply?

Qualified and interested candidates should submit the following documents to mkjobs@peacecorps.gov and write “Driver – [First and Last Name]” in the Subject line of the email:

  1. CV: In English
  2. Cover Letter: In English, no more than 300 words. Cover letter should describe your interest in the position and highlight your expertise and accomplishments relevant to the position.
  3. References: List the names, contact information, and your relationship to three references who can directly comment on your skills. References should not be relatives and at least one reference should be a current or former supervisor.
  4. Copy of valid Category B driver’s license (front and back)
  5. Additional: Clearly state in the body of the email if you are a relative of a current Peace Corps staff member and include their name. Being a relative does not make an applicant ineligible for the position. A relative is defined as “husband, wife, domestic partner, member of household, father, father-in-law, stepfather, mother, mother-in-law, stepmother, son, son-in-law, stepson, daughter, daughter-in-law, stepdaughter, brother, brother-in-law, half-brother, sister, sister-in-law, half-sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece.” Otherwise, state “I am not related to a current Peace Corps staff member” in the body of the email.

Do not include any other items aside from what is described above, as additional items will not be considered as part of your application.

Application deadline: 11:59 PM on Monday, October 17, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Peace Corps reserves the right to fill one or more positions through this advertisement.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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  • There are currently no internship opportunities.

 

Before Applying

Please carefully read the entire vacancy announcement and make sure that you meet all of the eligibility and qualification requirements. Also, you will need the information and documents related to your work experience, education, work or residency permits, and contact details readily available to submit with the online application.

Applicants are encouraged to review the  Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees. These qualities are essential characteristics for being a successful staff member of the U.S. Mission in North Macedonia.