The U.S. Mission to Nigeria contains of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian people in the southern area.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Investigative Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2020-041RA
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: FP – 0705 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week
Promotion Potential: FP-7


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP wage decided by Washington D.C.  U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Top Secret
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite to not Exceed (5 years)
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees earlier than you apply.


  • The work schedule for this place is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate should be capable to start working inside an affordable time frame (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy could finish.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Occasional Travel
  • Occasional journey could also be required to help investigative and capability constructing initiatives


  • The Investigative Assistant (IA) assists in an array of delicate and sophisticated felony investigations associated to doc fraud, human smuggling, trafficking in individuals and different felony points as directed by the Assistant Regional Security Office-Investigator (ARSO-I). 
  • The job holder gives investigative, analytical, and administrative help in the operation of Diplomatic Security (DS), Overseas Criminal Investigation (OCI) Program at Post.
  • The job holder updates the continued investigations database in the Department of State (DOS) laptop methods, and controls entry of delicate data.  The IA should be capable to receive a Top Secret (TS) security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

  • Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years of administrative, investigative evaluation, authorized, or regulation enforcement-related expertise is required.
  •  Education Requirements: Two years of common faculty or college research is required.


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency in the language listed.


  • English Fluent Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission gives equal alternative and honest and equitable therapy in employment to all people with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account might be required to go medical and security certifications.

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria could obtain a compensation bundle which will embody well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages should be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional provide letter by the HR Office.

Other Information
Hiring Preference Selection Process:  

  • Applicants in the next hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire in the order listed beneath.
  • Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the application. Failure to take action could end result in a willpower that the applicant isn’t eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equal documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is anticipated to be discharged or launched from lively responsibility service in the armed forces below honorable circumstances inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the suitable army department of the service and comprise (1) the army service dates together with the anticipated discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted in order for the desire to be given.
  • ** This degree of desire applies to all Foreign Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and so on.?) and for added employment concerns, please go to the next hyperlink.

USD $37,680 (Per Annum)

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Procedures

  • All candidates should be capable to receive and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this place click on the “Submit Application” button.  For extra data on easy methods to apply go to the Mission web web site.

Required Documents
In order to qualify primarily based on training, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of instructional requirement by the cut-off date of this announcement. If you fail to supply requested data, or the data you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought-about for this place.

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate

For EFMs, in addition to the above;

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equal)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or abilities check, or who’re chosen for an interview might be contacted through electronic mail.
  • For additional data – the entire place description itemizing the entire duties, duties, required {qualifications}, and so on. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you on your application and your curiosity in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria

Application Deadline  fifteenth October, 2020.

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