Basic Function of Position:
Based in the Regional Security Office (RSO), the Foreign Service National Investigator (FSNI) conducts security investigations and maintains liaison with local police and other security and law enforcement officials. The incumbent assists the RSO team in coordinating protection for post personnel and visiting U.S. Government officials, obtaining and reporting on information concerning potential security threats to post personnel, facilities, or information.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts background investigations on candidates for employment and local contractors to determine suitability for business. Conducts research on behalf of other U.S. law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation.
Develops and maintains contacts with local government authorities, the police and other law enforcement and private security entities to protect the security of post personnel, coordinate U.S dignitary visit, and facilities international conference. Coordinate with local authorities by travelling to different cities in the country to facilities VIP visits to those locations. Assists post employees involved in crimes and accidents to coordinate with local police.
Threat Analysis: 10%
Gather and evaluates intelligence information concerning threats against post personnel, facilities, or information. Works with local contacts to receive and verify criminal, counterintelligence, terrorist or other threat information. Monitors trends in significant criminal and terrorist activities and any relevant socio-political developments in country and produces analytical reports on the impact of these developments on the post security environment.
Administrative woks: 10%
Maintains staff briefing and debriefing records and vehicle fuel usage logs. Performs translation services for RSO when required.
For further information: Please refer the complete Position Description available in the Mission web site https://lk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/