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Investigative Assistant (USEFMs only)

at US Embassy
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted January 19, 2020
Category Legal
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Position Title: Investigative Assistant (USEFMs only) Re-Issue


Experience Requirements

Minimum of three (3) years of administrative, investigative analysis, legal, or law enforcement-related experience is required.
English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

Job Responsibilities

The Investigative Assistant (IA) assists in an array of sensitive and complex criminal investigations related to document fraud, human smuggling, trafficking in persons, and other criminal issues as directed by the Assistant Regional Security Officer- Investigator (ARSO-I). The job holder provides investigative, analytical, and administrative support in the operation of the Diplomatic Security (DS) Overseas Criminal Investigations (OCI) program at post. The job holder updates the ongoing investigations database in Department of State (DOS) computer systems, and controls access of sensitive information. The IA must be able to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance.

Education Requirements

Two years of general college or university study is required.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

Job Benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): The U.S. Mission 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.