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Job Title:
Driver / Messenger (m/f)

€ 2,440.08 per month plus benefits

Vacancy type:




Closing date for applications:
16-05-2016 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general supervision of the Property & Service Manager provides transportation, delivery and errand services to all Mission programs; arranges for car maintenance; procures and distributes all office supplies; acts as a backup for the Purchasing and Contracting Specialist; and provides basic administrative, maintenance and support services to the Mission following established Mission and departmental policies.

Essential qualifications:

1. School-leaving certificate (equivalent to Realschulabschluss or higher)
2. Valid German driver’s licence
3. Valid Fahrerlaubnis zur Fahrgastbeförderung in Taxen with Ortskundeprüfung for Berlin ( = Personenbeförderungsschein für Taxis)


1. Significant work experience** as a chauffeur
**Significant work experience is defined as two years in full-time out of the past five.
2. Experience using computer software including Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook) or similar software, and Internet browsers


1. Professional level (written and oral) of German
2. Working level of one of Canada’s official languages (English or French)


1. Knowledge of the Berlin road network


1. Ability to drive passengers comfortably and safely
2. Ability to understand and use road maps and GPS systems
3. Ability to perform office work
4. Ability to use computer applications (MS Office) in a professional environment
5. Ability to work both independently and in a team
6. Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
7. Ability to prioritize

Personal Suitability

1. Well-groomed appearance
2. Well-mannered
3. Discretion
4. Attention to detail

Asset Qualifications:
1. Work experience in an international environment such as an Embassy, NGO or abroad
2. Work experience in an office environment
3. Work experience with SAP or other financial software
4. Ability in second Canadian official language

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
1. Willingness to work overtime
2. Willingness to travel on occasion
3. Willingness to be on call after hours and on weekends and public holidays on occasion

Condition(s) of Employment:
1. Security check and approval of Reliability Status
2. Prior ability to work in Germany
3. Must maintain a valid German driver’s license throughout employment period
4. Must maintain a valid Fahrerlaubnis zur Fahrgastbeförderung in Taxen throughout employment period
5. Must perform driving duties without influence of alcohol and/or other drugs (legal / illegal)

Area of selection:
This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Germany.

Important Notes:
Candidates must demonstrate clearly in their cover letter how they meet the education, experience and language qualifications (list above).

Please include a scan of the Personenbeförderungsschein for taxis on a second page of your cover letter document.

For more information about this position please open the following documents:

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.

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