Experience in law enforcement, security, government work or business administration is required.
Good knowledge of investigative and interviewing techniques applied by law enforcement personnel. Working knowledge of GOB security and police organizations and personnel. Familiarity and basic understanding of radical groups and activities and the history of terrorist actions and personnel. Good knowledge of the Brazilian legal system as it pertains to law enforcement rules, concepts, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of standard private sector and government business practices. Knowledge of office management organization, training programs, office protocol matters, logistics and related office requirements. Good knowledge of computer and proficiency in electronic information gathering via internet and various databases is required.
Level IV (fluent) reading/writing/speaking English is required. Level IV (fluent) reading/writing/speaking Portuguese is required (This may be tested.)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read and understand legal documents. Ability to work confidentially with discretion. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare translations and act as an interpreter during LEGAT meetings. Ability to take initiative, work independently, plan and organize work effectively. Ability to conduct interviews and investigations effectively. Ability to use appropriate and correct Portuguese and English grammar, spelling and protocol requirements. Ability to pay close attention to details and office protocol matters. Ability to coordinate and make logistical arrangements for seminars, conferences, training sessions and similar events. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Microsoft Outlook and Internet. Skilled in using a tactful and diplomatic manner when dealing with all levels of USG and LEGAT contacts in host country. Ability to learn Department of Justice policies and regulations related to LEGAT functional duties. Ability to analyze and interpret work assignments to make a preliminary conclusion, ability to assemble and analyze data and draft reports in English and Portuguese as well as being able to transmit the information to others. Ability to meet and deal effectively with people, to assemble and analyze information, to interpret laws and regulations, and to make clear and concise oral and written reports on information assembled. Must be poised, self-confident, assertive and mature. Must be able to inspire confidence and be adept when conducting liaison and investigations. Must be capable of diplomatically and effectively coordinate actions with those senior to him/her in rank and responsibility. Driver’s license Class B. (This may be tested).
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.