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  • Criminal Fraud Investigator At The U.S. Consulate In Nigeria

  • Posted on: 15 November, 2013 Deadline: 26 November, 2013
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    The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualifiedcandidate for the position of Criminal Fraud Investigator in the Regional Security Office (RSO).

    Criminal Fraud Investigator


    Incumbent will conduct criminal investigations throughout Nigeria and the surrounding region, reporting to the Assistant Regional Security Officer-Investigations Unit (ARSO-I) as part of the Overseas Criminal Investigators (OCI) program. S/he may be called upon to provide court depositions or testimony as part of Nigerian criminal prosecutions. Incumbent will also plan and conduct anti-fraud training programs for post staff and host nation personnel; liaise with U.S. and Nigerian government and law enforcement officials; collect, analyze and disseminate criminal intelligence; and independently
    conduct the post criminal investigation program in the absence of the ARSO-I.
    To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: 
    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.
    1. College degree from a recognized college or university in the fields of law enforcement, criminal justice, law, criminology, forensics, social sciences, journalism. Minimum of six months of formal professional training in the fields of investigation, criminal justice, law enforcement, security, fraud/loss prevention, and/or consular work is required.
    2. Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the fields of investigator,criminal justice, law enforcement, fraud/loss prevention, security and/or consular work is required.
    3. Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading in English is required.
    4. In-depth working knowledge of Nigeria travel documents required. Basic knowledge of security features for travel documents originating from other countries and familiarity with fraud analysis techniques recommended.
    5. Ability to operate with little to no supervision in dynamic and hazardous environments.
    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.
    1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
    2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
    3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
    4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
    5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed
    (WAE) work schedule.

    Method of Application

    FSN-10 OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
    POSITION TITLE: Criminal Fraud Investigator, FSN-10
    OPENING DATE: November 13, 2013
    CLOSING DATE: November 26, 2013
    WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
    SALARY: OR – Ordinarily Resident–N4,802,338 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-10
    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid
    in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
    Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
    1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.
    2. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
    3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
    4. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the jobtitle and announcement number on the application letter.
    Embassy of the United States of America
    Human Resources Office
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
    Central District Area
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