Vacancy: Driver at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran is hiring a driver to work in a team with the Embassy’s two existing drivers.

Job Description

The position will have varied working-hours. It will require overtime in the afternoons, evenings and sometimes at night. The job also entails other administrative tasks, like for example:

  • Drive the Ambassador and other Embassy staff to appointments.
  • Carry out other official and administrative transport assignments.
  • Maintain the Embassy vehicles, including responsibility for insurance, keeping driving records etc.
  • Deliver and pick up goods and correspondence.
  • Handle customs clearances of Embassy goods.
  • Carry out regular administrative and practical duties in the Chancery.
  • Assist in manning the Embassy reception.
  • Assist colleagues with various practical tasks when necessary.
  • Fill in for colleagues during holidays.
  • Occasional manual work at the Embassy and at the Diplomats’ houses (moving of furniture etc.)
  • Carry out “handy man” tasks in the Chancery.
  • Other duties as they are assigned by Diplomatic staff.

Qualifications required:

  • Driver’s license and good driving skills.
  • Fluency in English and Farsi, both written and oral.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends when required.

Terms and conditions

  • Full-time permanent position (6 Month probation period).
  • Working week is Sunday through Thursday.
  • Overtime payment.

Additional Information

  • At least two references from present and/or previous employments.
  • Please note that only cover letter and CV in English will be considered.

Application deadline:

Please send your application, CV and copy of driver’s license by e-mail to no later than Thursday, 22 November 2018.