Vietnam

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
HANOI-2021-48
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Hanoi
Position Title:
Investigator - All Interested Applicants
Open Period:
08/25/2021 - 10/07/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+7
Series/Grade:
LE - 0705 9
Salary:
USD $20,075
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Mon through Fri 40 hours/week
Promotion Potential:
LE-9
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Hanoi, VM
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
84-24-3850-5000 ext. 5126
HanoiHR@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is FP-5.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Open to:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Detail
Appointment Type Details:
• Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:



  • Full Time 40 hours per week


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within 90 days of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

Incumbent of this position will be assigned to the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Attaché Office.  S/he will conduct moderate to highly complex and sensitive criminal investigative activities relating to wildlife trafficking within the host-country and transnational in nature.  The incumbent will develop, collect, analyze, evaluate and disseminate investigative information received from a variety of sources.  The incumbent will maintain working relationships with other U.S. law enforcement and host-country government officials.  In support of, and at the direction of, the FWS Attaché, the incumbent will conduct surveillance, develop and interview informants and sources of information, write investigative reports, and participate in other investigative support activities.   S/he will develop expertise in wildlife trafficking investigative intelligence and host-country laws related to conservation, wildlife trafficking laws, money laundering, and general criminal investigative procedures.  The incumbent will organize and participate in USFWS outreach efforts, including conferences and training seminars.  The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned by the Attaché. 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  At least three years of experience in an investigative field in Government, military, police, or private security.  


JOB KNOWLEDGE: 


Must have:


- Knowledge of investigative and research techniques, evidence collection, and law enforcement methods.


- Knowledge of the host-country law enforcement structure and political climates in the SE Asia and Oceana regions and the U.S.

Education Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in law, criminal justice, environmental science, natural resources management, business administration and wildlife biology is required.


 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: 


Fluent in Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This will be tested.)


Fluent in Speaking/Reading/Writing Vietnamese is required.


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 


Must have: 


- Ability to use Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer.


 


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Vietnam may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.


For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.


The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:



  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

  2. AEFM / USEFM

  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 


** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.


For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local security or Public trust clearance. 


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site.


Note: The Embassy Human Resources Office is unable to acknowledge the receipt of your documents due to the high volume of applications received. If you do not receive a notification email from ERA within four weeks of the vacancy announcement’s closing day, it is likely that you did not qualify for the position or did not submit a complete package.  

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent if you are AEFM / USEFM)

  • Vietnamese ID

  • Residency and/or Work Permit (If you are not Vietnamese Citizen)

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for these positions will be determined by Washington DC.  The proposed grade is FP [enter grade and salary].

  • Other Document

  • Driver's License

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 


For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi.