U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa: Laborer/Escort


  • The U.S. Mission in Pretoria is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for a position of Laborer/Escort in the General Services Office (GSO).

Basic Function of Position

  • Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for escorting contract workers as required, opening and locking up residences for contractors, cleaning up accidental spills, setting up conference rooms, moving items from office to office, and perform other duties as assigned.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Escort contract workers at residences and/or office compound.
  • Ensure work sites are cleaned up at the end of each day.
  • Ensure residences are properly secured before leaving the site
  • Report discrepancies to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Move items from office to office while at the chancery
  • Set up conference rooms for meetings and clean up spills

Qualifications Requalification


  • Completion of Grade 8 is required.

Work Experience

  • Mimimum of one year experience as escort and laborer at organization.


  • Level 2 (Limited Knowledge, Speaking/ Writing/Reading) in English required. (This ma be tested).

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be conscientious and use good judgement in all phases of assigned work


  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.
  • If you have not heard back from us within two weeks after the submission date has closed, please consider your application unsuccessful for this vacancy.