U.S. Embassy in Tanzania Investigator Jobs in Tanzania

U.S. Embassy in Tanzania Investigator Jobs in Tanzania


  • The incumbent will liaise with high level host nation officials primarily in Tanzania also in Burundi, Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries.

  • S/he will develop and maintain liaison with local police, airport personnel, other security and government officials.

  • Conducts interviews with DEA staff and provide TDY support for VIP visits.

  • Must be available 24 hours a day to respond to any emergencies or contingencies as directed by the Attaché.

  • The position will help the Attaché manage the DEA Vetted Unit (VU). S/he will assist in overseeing the day to day management, hiring, firing, and evaluation of VU personnel.

    Managerial, Liaison, and Investigations Responsibility:

  • The incumbent is responsible for maintaining liaison with law enforcement personnel within the GOT and aforementioned countries.

  • Assists and advises the DEA in obtaining GOT cooperation involving investigations.

  • Responsible for assisting with arranging protective security coverage during the visits of USG dignitaries, and participates in the exchange of information relative to criminal threats of Staff and/or confidential sources.

  • Lead and guide the VU in sensitive and complex investigations with close coordination of prosecutors in both the United States and Tanzania.

  • The incumbent is responsible for managerial oversight of the vetted unit. Provide expert opinions on personnel, participate in the vetting process, and provide expert advice to the Attaché in personnel issues in the VU and evaluate the performance of members.

    Training Assistance Responsibilities

  • Assists the DEA Office
    with Coordinating Narcotic training presented to the GOT by processing the necessary paperwork for visa issuance, delivering diplomatic notes to the Foreign Ministry and law enforcement agencies; preparing nominees for travel to the United States or neighboring countries; and performing administrative duties as prescribed by the DEA Attaché.

    Miscellaneous Responsibilities

  • Assist in the oversight of DEA and VU vehicles.

  • Ensure the paperwork is properly maintained.

  • Assist with Leahy Vetting and writing detailed reports.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Officer rank Assistant Superintendent of Police or above, with five years (three in narcotics) of investigative experience with the Tanzanian government, police, or private organization is required.


  • University Degree in law enforcement, social sciences, security studies, or humanities required.



  • Fluent (reading, speaking, and writing) in English is required and Fluent (reading, speaking, and writing) in Kiswahili is required. “This may be tested”

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid B & D Driving License is required.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Tanzania Investigator Jobs in Tanzania

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