DriveCam Coordinator/Motor Pool Clerk | Closing 28th Jan, 2020


U.S. Mission                           Uganda

Announcement Number:       Kampala-2020-004

Position Title:                         DriveCam Coordinator/Motor Pool Clerk

Opening Period:                   01/21/2020- 01/28/2020

Series/Grade:                         FSN-05/FP-9

Salary:                                     UGX 37,057,499

For More Info:              

Who May Apply:                     Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies.

Security Clearance Required:      Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment:                 Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:            We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of DriveCam Coordinator/Motor Pool Clerk.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time, 40 hours per week

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Download: Position Description

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: Employee is responsible for a full range of program management responsibilities relating to the Mission’s DriveCam program. Reports to and assists the GSO in managing the entire DriveCam program under Chief of Mission authority. Monitors DriveCam website dashboards and performs administrative functions to keep the database current. Provides training to users of DriveCam. Monitors metrics and makes recommendations in areas of driver improvement, coaching, awards and discipline. Coordinates with OBO/SHEM for additional or replacement equipment and program requirements. Maintains all vehicle related records and prepares essential vehicle reports for submission. Serves as the GSO Motor Pool timekeeper. Supervision is received from the Motor Pool Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:  Completion of secondary school is required.


EXPERIENCE:  Two years’ experience in database management and IT management and knowledge in either occupational safety or health or transportation management is required. Must have experience working with customers.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a thorough knowledge of web-based databases and internet applications. Must have thorough knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, Power Point, and MS Word. Must be able to prepare and give presentations to all levels of audiences. Must be able to analyze and interpret graphs and prepare graphs in Excel. Should be familiar with vehicle and mechanical terminology Must have knowledge of general clerical procedures and familiarity with vehicle and mechanical terminology. Knowledge of the different agencies/sections and the drivers assigned to each agency/section.


LANGUAGE:  Level III (good working knowledge) writing/speaking/reading English is required. (This may be tested)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (This may be tested.)

Good communication and persuasive skills are required. Must be well organized and have the ability to extract complex data and prepare easy-to-read reports for users. Must be a self-starter and be able to come up with original ways to improve efficiency of the program and better ways to communicate with customers. Must have a Ugandan driver’s license (with classes B, CM, and DL).  Must have thorough knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, Power Point, and MS Word. Must be able to analyze and interpret graphs and prepare graphs in Excel. Basic typing skill is required.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


(1)        AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)        AEFM / USEFM

(3)        FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:

How to Apply: 

  1. All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.

All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below:

  1. For further assistance call 0414-306001
  2. 3. You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
  3. On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Uganda.