Hiring Path: Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period.
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Fraud Investigator (CFI) in the consular section.
Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: 25% or less
Travels to different cities within the country.
The Fraud Investigator assists in the timely processing of all requests for FPU support for case processing at post. Receives and coordinates requests for investigations throughout Ethiopia into claims of relationship, identity, personal history, marital status, orphan status, and other visa and passport applications from adjudicators, other US Embassies, USCIS and other sources; prioritizes cases that require field investigations; ensures timely responses to requests for investigations; establishes and maintains exemplar books of both bona fide and fraudulent documents; maintains good working relationships with government and private offices throughout the country; and provides internal training on fraud trends and techniques for new arrival officer and LE Staff.
Coordinates DNA sample collection at post including the scheduling of applicants for sample collection, coordinating contractors to conduct sample collection, coordinating of sample delivery to courier services by the American witness, and other duties as needed. The incumbent reports directly to Fraud Prevention Supervisor. Incumbent serves as an incidental operator of official vehicles and meets all requirements outlined in 14 FAM 433.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 3 (three) years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in investigative work, such as criminal or private investigations, or with police or government organizations is required.
Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under "Other Document 1 or 2"
Education: Two (2) years of general college or university study is required.
Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under "University Degree"
Skills and Abilities
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.
Benefits and Other Info
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:
* IMPORTANT: 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 the 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.