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The German Embassy Singapore is looking for a driver/caretaker

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THE EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY IS LOOKING FOR A  DRIVER / CARETAKER (FULLTIME, 40 HRS/WEEK) TO START AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

We are looking for an experienced, forward-thinking driver/caretaker to join our team. The ideal candidate for this position will have several years’ driving experience and preferably a sound knowledge of electrical work and/or plumbing, carpentry etc. The driver/caretaker will be responsible for a variety of duties as outlined below.

FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

    Transportation of employees/guests of the German Embassy
    Keeping a drivers logbook
    Maintenance of the Embassy’s vehicles – cleaning, repairs, service
    Office related messenger duties, pick up/drop off services
    Maintenance of the premises (embassy and Ambassador’s residence) and basic repair work (incl. sanitary, air-conditioning, joinery, painting)
    Minor cleaning services
    Furniture assembly/dismantle
    Monitoring and maintenance of technical equipment
    Notify managers when repairs are necessary
    Obtain cost estimates from contractors
    Oversee and check work done by contractors
    Purchase of office material, running office errands

PROFILE

    Full driver’s licence
    Several years local driving experience, local knowledge
    Basic PC and navigation skills
    Good knowledge of  every day handy man skills
    Good communication and organization skills
    Good command of the English both oral and written
    Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    Honesty and discretion
    Ability to work in a team, flexibility


The duration of the employment is limited to one year with the possibility of extension.
The salary is fixed on a local scheme basis, normal working time is 40hrs/week, flexible working hours. Must be willing to work overtime in return for time in lieu.

Candidates must fulfil the requirements of legal residence in Singapore.

Please send in your application no later than 08.02.2019 with the following documents:

    CV with photo
    Copy of passport and residence permit
    Copies of graduation documents/drivers licence
    Copies of proof of language skills
    References and other proof of experience

by email only to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany:

vw-10@sing.diplo.de

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be called in for an interview. Should you have not heard back from us by 01.03.19 your application was not successful.
Interviews will most probably be held 20-22nd February 2019.

One of the goals of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany is the professional development of women. Thus applications from women are expressedly encouraged.

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