Dispatcher (Closing date: June 25, 2018)

Announcement Number: Phnom Penh-2018-040

Position Title: Dispatcher

Opening Period: June 11, 2018 to June 25, 2018

Series/Grade: LE – 1010/5

Salary: (USD) 8,508 – (USD) 13,201 / per year

For More Info: Human Resources Office

E-mail Address: RecruitmentPHP@state.gov

Who May Apply: For USEFM – FS is 09. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Open-to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

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 Cambodia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Dispatcher for the General Services Office, Department of State.

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 of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: The incumbent is responsible for first line supervisory responsibility over the Motor Pool staff and reports directly to the Motor Pool Supervisor. S/he reviews and advises the Motor Pool Supervisor concerning chauffeur’s/driver’s performance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: Completion of high school is required.
Must have and maintain a valid type “B” driver’s license (a copy of local driver’s license must be provided in the email of application).


EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in managing motor pool operations and as dispatcher or related experience (including chauffeur experience) is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of vehicle maintenance operations (preventive and corrective), security and safety procedures for vehicle driving (offensive/defensive), and staff management techniques.


LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English and Khmer are required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have good interpersonal skills and ability to work with electronic spreadsheet software (Excel) and Microsoft documents.

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.

Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Cambodia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

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*
(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 (PDF: 152 KB).

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available here (DOCX: 60 KB).

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below to RecruitmentPHP@state.gov.

Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  1. DS-174
  2. A copy of local driver’s license

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 and/or telephone call.

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 Cambodia.