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U.S. Embassy Job Islamabad, Investigator

U.S. Embassy Job Islamabad, Investigator

The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is seeking an individual for the position of Investigator in the Drug Enforcement Administration Office.

Position: Investigator, FSN-10, FP-5.

Basic Functions of Position:
This position works under the direction of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Country Attaché/ to operate as a lead investigator and supervisor who must deal with a wide range of investigative issues. The incumbent effectively conducts bilateral narcotics investigations and the implementation of capacity building programs with counterparts from the Anti-Narcotics Force-Pakistan as well as other Pakistani law enforcement and civil agencies engaged in counternarcotics investigations, and interdiction operations on a daily basis. The incumbent will also provide guidance to and supervise additional investigators newly hired to serve in the DEA Islamabad Country Office. The incumbent’s focus will be on day to investigative activity and will be tactical in nature and scope. Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office.

Qualifications Required:
1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (14 years of education) in any field from a Pakistani University or an accredited University abroad.
2. Experience: Three years of working experience in a Pakistani law enforcement agency leading criminal investigations of complex narcotics trafficking, money laundering, or criminal conspiracies or working experience as an investigative assistant assisting foreign law enforcement officers in investigations of narcotics trafficking, money laundering or criminal conspiracies or working experience  for a foreign embassy or NGO organization as a senior staff assistant engaged in facilitating capacity building of local law enforcement agencies is required.
3. Language: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English and Urdu and Level III (good working knowledge) Panjabi, Pashto, Hindko or Saraiki is required.  Language skills will be tested.
4. Knowledge: Incumbent must have thorough working knowledge of Pakistani and U.S. criminal justice systems.  Proven familiarity with local laws pertaining to the investigation and prosecution of violations of Pakistan’s Counter Narcotics Act. Must have knowledge of narcotics investigations method and the role of foreign law enforcement investigators working in Pakistan
5. Abilities & Skills: Incumbent must have ability to maintain contacts with key members of the Pakistani law enforcement establishment who are engaged in counter-narcotics investigations and interdiction operations. Must have the ability to maintain extensive contacts among the members of the foreign law enforcement community including the
Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime who are actively involved in conducting narcotics investigations and capacity building efforts with Pakistani law enforcement agencies.

Selection Process: 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.

Additional Selection Criteria:
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 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.
6. Current employees who have voluntarily been reassigned/promoted from one position to another are not eligible to apply for six months from the effective date of the reassignment/promotion.
7. Current employees who have received any job-related training are not eligible to apply in another section/agency for six months from the effective date of the training.
8. U.S. Mission Pakistan will not bear any travel expenses for testing, interviews, pre-employment clearances (if selected) or relocation for joining.

To Apply: Interested candidates for this position must submit their completed DS-174 (Application for Employment as LE Staff or Family Member) or a current resume or curriculum vita that provides the same information found on the DS-174 (see Appendix B) by Email at: pakjobs@state.gov. The Vacancy Announcement Number (e.g. 14-104) must be mentioned in the subject line of the email.  Applicants are encouraged to submit the DS-174.  However, applicants who submit both a DS-174 and a resume will not be considered.

Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

Incomplete applications or submissions received after the closing date will not be considered.  Please do not attach any documents at this stage; you will be informed when your documents are required. Only those candidates meeting all the requirements will be contacted for a test/interview. To review all advertised positions, please visit Embassy Website: http://islamabad.usembassy.gov/employment_opportunities.html.

Closing Date For This Position: July 01, 2015.

The U.S. Mission in Pakistan 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.