Ambassador's Chauffeur/Driver

Veľvyslanectvo USA

Place of work
Slovak Republic (The job requires travelling)
Contract type
Start date
July/August 2024
Wage (gross)
1 600 EUR/monthFinal salary offer will be determined based on experience and knowledge. Annual Entry Salary from EUR 17159 to 20017 + 13th month salary + annual performance bonus + interesting and generous benefit package

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The incumbent serves as driver for the Chief of Mission (COM); operating a Fully Armored Vehicle (FAV) to transport the COM within Bratislava and throughout Slovakia as needed for official appointments and trips serving informally as guide and interpreter as required. Must maintain positive control of the COM’s vehicle at all times.
Transports and delivers and/or receives official documents, Diplomatic Notes, Ambassadorial correspondence and other material on behalf of the COM to various Slovak government and local government offices, local businesses and other contacts with whom COM conducts business.
Performs daily vehicle maintenance checks and keeps vehicles in clean and serviceable condition, scheduling maintenance and performs first-line repairs as necessary to safely transport of the COM.
Position requires flexible shifts and weekend work as needed. When acting as COM driver, overnight travel may be required.

Employee perks, benefits

Locally Employed Staff working at the U.S. Mission in Bratislava, Slovakia may receive a compensation package including:
- supplemental health plan
- supplemental retirement plan
- life insurance
- additional leave/holidays
- meal allowance

Information about the selection process

All applicants should review the Vacancy Announcement on Embassy web page:

How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to be considered.
For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site

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 Bratislava.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination

Language skills

English - Elementary (A2) and Slovak - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Experience in the position/sector

driving, military, police, security

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must hold a valid and legally obtained driver’s license. Must have local category B driver’s license. Category C license is required for this position. C license is not a qualification requirement for application process, C license training will be provided on the job as required. 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.

Level II English – Limited Knowledge is required.
Level III Slovak - Good working knowledge is required. 


Brief description of the company

Veľvyslanectvo USA sa nachádza v Bratislave a je jediným ZÚ USA na Slovensku. Vzniklo v roku 1993 po rozdelení Československa a vzniku samostatnej SR.

Number of employees

50-99 employees
ID: 4848884  Dátum zverejnenia: 6.6.2024  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 600 EUR/month