Security Investigator – American Embassy

  • 2 months ago
  • Colombo

Job Information

Job Description


Basic Function of Position: The incumbent is theprincipal locally employed (LE) investigative and police liaison officer to theRegional Security Office (RSO) and the US Mission for all matters in Maldives,a constituent post for Sri Lanka. Incumbent is the Foreign Service National(FSN) security representative who handles Chief of Mission (COM) security,security liaison for VIP visits and Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)meetings in Maldives as assigned by the RSO. The incumbent is the primarysource of local information for the RSO and Regional Security Officer –Investigations (ARSO-I) for investigations in Maldives.  The incumbent conductsbackground investigations and Counterintelligence (CI) briefings and reportsdirectly to the Supervisory Foreign Service National Investigator (SFSNI)located in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Primary work location is Malé, Maldiveswith regular travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Qualificationsand Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (03) yearsof progressively responsible experience in investigative work with police,military or private security organization.  Candidate must attachcopies of relevant service/work experience certificates. 


1) Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English isrequired (This will be tested).

2) Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Dhivehi isrequired.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to maintainextensive contacts with officials of various local agencies including thepolice. Ability to deal with others to obtain their cooperation. Must be ableto distinguish between relevant information and to report facts accurately inlogical, concise and objective manner.  

Education Requirements:

Completion of two years of post-secondary studies at collegeor university is required. Candidate must attach copies of thesecondary education certificate and college/University education certificate/s.


Language: Level IV English LanguageProficiency will be tested.


All ordinarily resident applicants must have the requiredwork and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

All applicants under consideration will be required to passmedical and security certifications.

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