View Vacancy - Fuel Tanker & Water Bowser Helper, Grade- S2, Islamabad

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Driver / Messenger

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience-based segment and the behaviours and technical/ professional skills-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

Main purpose of job:

The individual will ensure cleanliness and maintenance of water bowser/fuel tanker, including the generator and rubber pipe. Monitor and maintain the working condition of the water bowser/fuel tanker generator and report any issues promptly. Report safety hazards to the appropriate authorities.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

•    Keep fuel tanker/water bowser tanks filled with diesel fuel/water.
•     Coordinate with drivers for refilling fuel from the station and delivering to British High Commission off-compound houses.
•     Ensure safe delivery of diesel fuel/water from the bowser to the designated fuel drum/water tank. 
•    Regularly check engine fluids, inspect interior and exterior, and maintain proper tire pressure. 
•    Keep fuel tanker/water bowser generator operational. 
•    Responsible for cleaning the fuel tanker/water bowser. 
•    Regularly check fuel oil levels. Perform generator maintenance and keep it clean. 
•    Maintain cleanliness of the steam wash machine. 
•    Undertake any ad-hoc tasks assigned by the line manager and promptly report any faults.

Must have cleared matriculation /Secondary School Certificate and can write and speak English but proficient in Urdu. Individual must have a ability to work under pressure, be reliable and punctual.
Changing and Improving, Delivering at Pace, Making Effective Decisions, Working Together
17 December 2023
Full-time, Permanent
South Asia & Afghanistan
British High Commission
PKR 76,747 per month
15 January 2023

For BHC candidates, the Country Based Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply. For other than BHC candidates the basic salary will be ­­PKR 76,747 per month. This salary is non-negotiable.

'Please note that the current salaries are being dollarized and processed in USD (using a fixed corporate exchange rate from November 2022) to provide cushion against the current external market conditions. This is a temporary measure and is subject to review at regular intervals. The payroll will revert to local currency processing once the external market conditions are normalised.

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance.

Around half of our work forces are women.  We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment. 

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCDO has anywhere across the globe.  We are aiming to make it the best.

"Note : All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, motivational segment and the behaviour-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

Please quote "Fuel Tanker and Water Bowser– S2, Islamabad" in the subject line and send your updated CV to by 17th December 2023, midnight (Pakistan time zone).


You may send your CV to: British High Commission - Human Resources Section, Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, P.O. Box 1122, Islamabad by 17th December 2023.

To Apply: 

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

A.    Complete the Online Application Form

B.   Complete the Motivation and Competency Segment in the Online Application Form

Internal candidates applying for this position need to inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by 17th December 2023 (latest by 23:55 hours PST).  

Please note that all the applicants will be required to strictly adhere to the security guidelines for British High Commission

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount. 

Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and no telephone enquires will be dealt with. Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’.  If during the reserve period of 6 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Country Based Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

This opportunity is closed to applications.