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Job Description

  • ganization: UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Greece
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date:

Hardship Level

U (unclassified)

Family Type


Residential location (if applicable)



Staff Member / Affiliate Type:

General Service


Regular > Regular Assignment

Remote work accepted


Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

December 26, 2022

Also, you can apply for Work with the UN ( United Nations ) as a Volunteer – Admin /Travel Assistant

Driver – Whit UNHCR, common job descriptions:


Relationships at work and the organizational environment
When the scope of the Operation calls for it, the Administrative Officer, Associate, or Assistant, or another staff member, will typically supervise the Driver directly in the UNHCR Office. In addition to driving, the incumbent is in charge of maintaining the allocated UNHCR vehicle(s) in accordance with the technical guidelines and standards set by the Organization. jokingly by yourself. &o o o o o I o o o o o o o o o Although a driver’s primary responsibility is to operate UNHCR official vehicles, s/he may also be asked to carry out minor maintenance and repairs.

The Driver frequently interacts with UNHCR Office workers and with others (such as Partners, government officials, etc.) outside UNHCR, however only in a limited capacity. Each employee of the UNHCR is responsible for carrying out the tasks outlined in their job description. They act in accordance with the UNHCR’s regulatory framework, which includes the UN Charter, the UN Staff Regulations and Rules, the UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions, as well as any applicable accountability frameworks, and within their scope of authority. Additionally, employees must carry out their duties in a way that is compatible with the fundamental, functional, cross-functional, and managerial skills as well as the key values of the UNHCR, which include professionalism, integrity, and respect for diversity.


Drive UNHCR vehicles to deliver and pick up documents and other materials, as well as to carry approved passengers.

  • As needed, meet with officials at airports or other locations to help with immigration and customs requirements.
  • Carry out routine maintenance on the assigned vehicles, such as checking the oil, water, battery, brakes, and tires, to make sure they are road- or water-worthy and up to security standards.
  • Make quick fixes, make arrangements for bigger fixes, and make sure the car is kept spotless.
  • Make sure that the appropriate legal and/or other local processes are followed in the event of an accident.
  • Record all business travel, daily miles, gas usage, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Make sure that the supervisor’s and the security focal point’s directives are adhered to strictly.
  • Verifies that all passengers, objects, and freight in the vehicle have appropriate documentation.
  • Carry out any other necessary relevant tasks.

Minimum Requirements:

Years of Experience / Degree Level For G2D – 2 years of relevant experience with at least a high school diploma or completion of the primary education

Field(s) of Study
Not relevant

Driving licenses; certificates and/or licenses (certificates and licenses denoted by an asterisk (*) are required)

Relevant Work History:


Driving license, knowledge of driving rules and regulations.


Not specified.

Adaptive Skills:

* DV-Driving Rules and Regulation

s DV – Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills;

(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language prerequisites:

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and the UN working language of the duty station if not English.
If English is not the local language, proficiency in the UN working language of the duty station is required for national professional positions.
Knowledge of English and/or the UN working language of the duty station if English is not required for General Service positions.

Each employee of the UNHCR must work both individually and collectively to create a workplace where everyone feels secure and empowered to carry out their responsibilities. Showing zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment—including sexual harassment—as well as sexism, gender inequity, discrimination, and the abuse of power—is one way to do this.

Individuals and managers alike need to take the initiative to stop improper behavior before it starts, to respond to it when it does, to support continuing discussion about these concerns, to speak out when something goes wrong, and to seek advice and assistance from the appropriate UNHCR resources.

For all UNHCR positions with this job title and grade level, this is the Standard Job Description. Additional desirable and/or necessary qualifications relevant to the operation or role may be included in the operational context. Any such requirements are included in this Job Description by reference and will be taken into account for screening, shortlisting, and choosing candidates.

Profile of the ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate should have fluency in Greek

Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level): Greek

, English

Driver – Whit UNHCR, Additional Requirements:

SkillsCar Transportation, Passenger Transportation, Vehicle Transportation


CertificationsDriving License – Other

Work Experience



Accountability, Analytical thinking, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Organizational awareness, Planning & organizing, Teamwork & collaboration, Technological awareness

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Shortlisted candidates will undergo an oral interview and may be required to sit for a driving test.
Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

Functional clearance:

This position doesn’t require a functional clearance


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