U.S. Embassy & Consulates in France - Paris (75)

The incumbent serves as administrative clerk and chauffeur for the Office of Regional Affairs at U.S. Embassy Paris. The incumbent is responsible for administrative aspects of record-keeping, procurements, logistics, contractor services, within the city and surrounding areas. The incumbent is also responsible for safely operating an unarmored and/or fully armored vehicle (FAV) to transport the Counselor for Regional Affairs, and all USDH and TDY personnel for the Office of Regional Affairs (ORA) within the city and the surrounding areas. She/he insures that the vehicle is in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance.

Important notes:

  • Please make sure you enter ALL your work experience(s) and education and ALL your languages (including your native language). Attached Curriculum files will not be considered.

    • Afin que votre candidature soit prise en considération, assurez-vous de compléter TOUTES vos expériences professionnelles, TOUS vos diplomes et TOUTES les langues que vous pratiquez (y compris votre langue maternelle). Les CV standards ne sont pas étudiés.

  • For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 3 or higher: applicants are required to submit the form in English.

    • Pour les positions qui exigent un niveau d'anglais de 3 ou plus : les candidats doivent compléter leur candidature en anglais.

  • For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 2 or lower: applicants may submit the form in French OR English.

    • Pour les positions qui exigent un niveau d'anglais de 2 ou moins : les candidats peuvent compléter leur candidature en français OU en anglais.

Qualifications and Evaluations Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: At least three years of professional driving experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A knowledge of the location of other Missions, host Government institutions, and NGOs is required. A knowledge of local traffic laws and régulations is required. A knowledge of in-country travel routes and areas is required. A general awareness of the general political climate in the country related to protests, demonstrations, and riots is required. A knowledge of Paris’ civil infrastructure to include schools, hospitals, police stations, and third-country Embassys is required.

Education Requirements:

Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling required.


LANGUAGE (THESE WILL BE TESTED): English Level II (Limited Knowledge) is required. French Level III (Good Working Knowledge) is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES (THESE MAY BE TESTED): Must hold a valid and legally obtained driver’s license B and C. Operates level C armored vehicle with defensive driving skills. Must be able to diagnose and handle preventive maintenance and first-echelon automotive repairs. Ability to detect vehicle defects and report them immediately to authorities concerned. Must quickly and calmly evaluate risks and alternative actions always assuring the maximum safety of the passengers. Must be able to deal with high level officials in a relaxed and competent manner. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes

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.


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

Benefits and Other Info Benefits: Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in France 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.


  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  • 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.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]