U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Security Investigator Jobs in South Africa

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Security Investigator Jobs in South Africa


Under the supervision of the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Site Security Manager (SSM), serves as the Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI)/Security Investigator for all security related activities associated with the construction of the New Consulate Compound (NCC).

Works independently and provides security and secretarial services in support of the project including background investigations, screening calls, file maintenance, etc. Maintains liaison with local police, OBO contractors, Local Guard Force (LGF), security organizations and other security authorities.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum three years of security related experience of progressively responsible experience in investigative work with police or private security organization.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of procedures and policies of the U.S. government and security office with regards to conducting background investigations and determining suitability for employment and access to U.S. government facilities.

  • Good knowledge of host country legal system and institutions, criminal law, and U.S. Government security standards and regulation procedures.

  • Good working knowledge of documentary sources of information, ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies, ability to exercise initiative and use research
    skills in obtaining information or evidence.

    Education Requirements:

  • Two years of post-secondary education is required.



  • English (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Good computer skills in Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel.

  • Ability to draft concise reports and letters of inquiry in English.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain contacts with officials of various agencies.

  • Must be able to conduct thorough interviews and evaluate honesty of candidate or employee.

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Security Investigator Jobs in South Africa

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