Jobs at The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, January 21st 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of:

Job Title:   Foreign Service National Investigators (FSNI)

No.  2015-098    Date:   December 17, 2015    Ref:
Subject:    FOREIGN SERVICE NATIONAL INVESTIGATOR (FSNI)
Location:    LAGOS – REGIONAL SECURITY OFFICE (RSO)
Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES

OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
POSITION TITLE: Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI), FSN-08/FP-06*
OPENING DATE:    December 17, 2015
CLOSING DATE:    December 31, 2015
WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY:    OR–Ordinarily Resident–N6,115,042 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-08
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$45,487
EFM/MOH – US$39,166 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-06*

NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE  TO  BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.

The U.S. Consulate in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI) in the Regional Security Office (RSO).

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent assist the Senior FSN Investigator in conducting background investigations of employees and contractors. S/he assists with special investigations; maintains police liaison and performs security functions as assigned.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission website at:http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  • Completion of two to three years of general university or college studies is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in investigative work with a military, police or private organization is required.
  • Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba language is required.
  • Must have knowledge of the principles and techniques of investigation.
  • Must possess ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies including the Police.
  • Must possess a valid Nigerian driving license.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

 

Job Title:  Body Guards

No.  2015-099    Date:   December  17, 2015    Ref: A56064, A56065
Subject:    BODYGUARD–  (2 POSITIONS)
Location:        ABUJA – REGIONAL SECURITY OFFICE (RSO)
Applicability:        ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES

OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates
POSITION TITLE: Bodyguard (2 Positions), FSN-06/FP-8*
OPENING DATE:    December 17, 2015
CLOSING DATE:    December 31, 2015
WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 48 hours/week
SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N4,309,549 p.a.
(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-06
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$36,353
EFM/MOH – US$31,301 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-08*

NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE  TO  BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the positions of Bodyguard (2 Positions) in Regional Security Office in Abuja (RSO).

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The Bodyguards are responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the conduct of foreign policy. They are responsible for protecting Chief of Mission (COM) personnel and official visitors from physical harm and embarrassment.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  • Completion of Secondary School Education is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years prior work experience in providing close protection services or protective driving services is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required.  Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) of one other local language is required.
  • Must be familiar with the Nigeria driving laws, local customs, cultural norms, as well as all regulations pertaining to motor vehicle operations.
  • Must possess defensive driving skills; operate fully armored and non-armored vehicles.
  • Must be able to maintain situation awareness and conduct counter-surveillance to enhance post’s off-compound security posture.

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

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS – 174; plus.
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD – 214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that directly addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • A type written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e – mail) submissions to one entry/e – mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit Application to: [email protected]

Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
 
Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

Note:

  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.

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