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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Assistant Security Investigator ‘Re-advertised’

Closing Date of The Position: December 9, 2014

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Assistant Security Investigator in the Regional Security Office.

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Incumbent serves in the office responsible for personnel and criminal investigations. Provides advice and counsel on dealing with police personnel as well as when dealing with complex cultural governmental and protocol issues when dealing with Tanzanians from all levels of government.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a full range of personnel investigation-related activities to determine the suitability of the employees for local mission employment.

50%

 

Advises the Senior Security Investigator and Embassy Security Officers on potential Mission security threats, court proceedings and status of police investigations.

Provides access to and maintenance of liaison relationship between the RSO and the Host country police and security officials.

30%

 

Requests assistance from police in both traffic and CID divisions during investigations and for VIP events. Provides coordination for VIP visits and when arranging weapons permits for these visits. Includes VIP events and functions at the Embassy itself. Serves as head of office in absence of lead FSNI.

10%

 

Responds to and investigates emergency calls including accidents involving Mission Personnel and crimes committed against Mission personnel. This includes after hours calls. This also includes writing reports, taking photographs, making sketches, and determining fact during stressful and sometimes dangerous situations.

10%

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. Education: 
    Completion of Secondary School (Form VI) is required.
  2. Prior Work Experience: 
    From two to three years Military, Police, private or other investigative experience.
  3. Language proficiency:
    Level IV English (fluent) and Kiswahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required.
  4. Knowledge:  
    Must understand roles and duties of all levels of Embassy staff and offices. Jobholder must have intimate knowledge of country, regions and districts politically and economically. He must have knowledge of government positions as well as tribal affiliations. Expert level subject matter knowledge of both GOT and USG procedures. Must be able to know 12 FAM-Certification.
  5. Skills and Abilities:  
    Ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies. Ability to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in obtaining information or evidence. Ability to draft precise reports in English and in the host country language. Driver’s license, typing and computer skills required.

 


SELECTION PROCESS

When fully qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and US Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

  1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


  2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


  3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


  4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


  5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

 

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

    A. Position Title
    B. Position Grade
    C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
    D. Dates Available for Work
    E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
    F. Date and Place of Birth
    G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
    H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
    I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
    J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
    K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
    L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
    M. Days available to work
    N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
    O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
    P. Education
    Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
    R. Language Skills
    S. Work Experience
    T. References

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam

POINT OF CONTACT

Telephone: 229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: 2294726

 

CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: December 9, 2014.

The US Mission in Tanzania provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Form

  • Click here to download application form (DS-174) (PDF 640KB)

    (Required Application Form to be completed for all vacancies)