EXPERIENCE: Prior work experience in the security field, such as: military, police, law, private security, U.S. Government work or business administration is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: The investigator needs to have knowledge of investigative and research techniques. Knowledge of the local, regional and U.S. legal systems. Knowledge of the political climate in the region and the US is required. The investigator should have a good working knowledge of documentary sources of information and familiarity with pertinent local laws. Analytical skills required in order to interpret complex information and solve problems. Knowledge of investigative techniques and ability to produce reports of investigations based on investigative efforts.
LANGUAGE: (This may be tested)
English Good Working Knowledge in writing and speaking is required.
Portuguese Fluency in writing and speaking is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (This may be tested)
The Investigator will need, at minimum, intermediate computer skills. This includes the ability to use Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer. The Investigator must have or able to obtain a valid local driver's license, class B. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and interview skills to conduct investigation with upmost discretion, research skills, ability to draft correspondence and reports in English and in Portuguese. Ability to translate documents in English and Portuguese and to understand the legal documents received. Critical thinking skills to analyze evidence objectively. Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
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.