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Investigative Assistant

at US Embassy
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted May 16, 2019
Category Protective Services
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch


Position Title:
Investigative Assistant (USEFMs only) Re-Issue
Open Period:
04/29/2019 - 05/13/2019
Vacancy Time Zone:

Basic Function of the Position:

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).

Experience Requirements

Two years of general college or university study is required.

Job Responsibilities

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.

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

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

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.

Education Requirements

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.