US Embassy of Nigeria – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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.
Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply to fill the latest job at the US Embassy of Nigeria.
- The incumbent reports directly to the RSO and provides daily oversight of the Surveillance Detection (SD) Program.
- The Surveillance Detection Coordinator (SDC) provides the RSO with timely analysis of notable events and receives daily reports, which s/he is responsible for analyzing, translation, and inputting daily data into the Security Incident Management and Analysis System (SIMAS).
- S/he provides the direct supervision of one (1) SD Technician, three (3) SD Supervisor(s) and nine (9) SD Monitors.
- The area of responsibility and supervision encompasses the Embassy/Consulate General/Embassy Branch Office and/or other U.S. Government (USG) facilities or specific USG event venues, per direction of the RSO.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Completion of Secondary School is required.
- Minimum of two (2) years of military, police, or private experience in the field of security which includes six (6) months of investigative experience and six (6) months of supervisory experience is required.
- General knowledge of surveillance techniques is required.
- Familiarity with normal traffic patterns, pedestrian behavior, facilities, and travel routes, as well as, knowledge of local law enforcement capabilities is required.
- This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in language(s) listed.
- Good working knowledge speaking/reading/writing in English is required. Good working Knowledge speaking/reading/writing in one of the following local languages is required: Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa.
Skills and Abilities:
- Must possess a Valid Nigerian Drivers License.
- Ability to manage the work of others in a team environment is required.
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.
- All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
- For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
Hiring Preference Selection Process:
- Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.
- Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.
- Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
- Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
- ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
- For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
- We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
- N7,298,859 Annually
- Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
- 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.
Method of Application
Qualified and interested candidate should Apply by Clicking the Button below.
Deadline: December 20, 2022
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