• Consulate of Canada in Dubai Jobs | Driver

    Consulate of Canada in Dubai Jobs | Driver

    Location: Dubai, UAE

    Job Description

    Under the general supervision of the Common Services Officer provides transportation, delivery and errand services to all mission programs, arranges for car maintenance, and provides basic administrative, maintenance and support services to the mission following established mission and departmental policies.

    Note: the incumbent must be proficient in English sufficient to understand instructions and communicate information as required to carry out the duties below and communicate with local authorities/traffic wardens where and if required.

    Job Requirements

    Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language.

    Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.


    • Successful Completion of high school education.

    • Language:

    • Proficient in English (oral and reading)

    • Experience:

    • At least 3 years of recent experience (within the past five (5) years) working in Dubai in a job role that includes driving services as the main duty.

    • Relevant experience in providing client service, in representing the employer to outside organizations and in obtaining services from external vendors.

    • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel.

    • Rated Requirements

    • Candidates must also meet the Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. These may be assessed at a later stage through any of the following: written exam, interview, role-play, practical test, presentation and/or psychometric assessment.

    • Knowledge

    • Knowledge of routes in the Dubai Emirate.

    • Knowledge of local laws pertaining to traffic systems, safety and security while driving and during any emergency situation (during accidents).

    • Basic knowledge of vehicles and mechanics.

    • Knowledge of dealing with Government departments in UAE.

    • Knowledge of basic office support work including scanning, shredding, photocopying, filing and/or other tasks assigned when required.

    • Asset Qualifications

    • Fluent in English

    • Experience working for Government or International Organization.

    • Working knowledge in Arabic or French.

    • Experience driving VIPs/dignitaries.

    • Completion of defensive driving course.

    • Abilities/Competencies

    • Ability to use tools such as GPS and/or internet mapping systems and with planning requests in a work time table, i.e. Microsoft Outlook Calendar.

    • Effective communicator

    • Client focus / Customer service

    • Adaptability and flexibility

    • Team player

    • Discretion and honesty

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Consulate General of Canada in Dubai

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Salary/Compensation: AED 101,368 per annum plus benefits (AED 48.57 per hour)