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U.S. Mission Vietnam – U.S. Embassy in Hanoi
Vacancy Announcement Number: 2016–40
POSITION: Security Investigator
OPENING DATE: September 9, 2016
CLOSING DATE: September 23, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours/week
ANNUAL SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-8; US$12,581(Starting Salary)
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-6*; US$46,093 (Starting Salary)
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Mission in Hanoi, Vietnam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Security Investigator in its Regional Security Office (RSO)..
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are qualified and will be invited for further testing and/or interview. Thank you for your understanding.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under direct supervision of the Senior Security Investigator and the Assistant Regional Security Officer (A/RSO), incumbent is responsible for conducting background investigations that impact employment eligibility for Locally Employed Staff for Mission Vietnam to include Hanoi and sensitive cases in Ho Chi Minh City. He/she will develop and maintain liaison with the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security (MPS), Immigration, airport enforcement authorities, Hanoi Police Department, and other Government of Vietnam agencies. The incumbent will meet on a regular basis with Regional Security Officer (RSO) law
enforcement counterparts and be a point of contact for RSO on all matters related with Embassy Security. As directed by the Senior Investigator, the incumbent will help develop detailed training materials that will relate to current Vietnam security situations. He/she must be able to represent and present the RSO’s position at meetings with law enforcement counterparts. Incumbent must work long periods of time without supervision and handle sensitive legal and policy matters, which routinely occur between the U.S. and Vietnamese Government.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. EDUCATION: A University Degree in the field of Arts and Science, Police Science, International Relations, Foreign Language or Economics is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years of recent, progressively responsible working experience in conducting background, law enforcement, social science research, statistical analysis, criminal, civil investigations, or prosecution fields is required.
3. LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This will be tested.) Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Vietnamese is required.
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have skills to conduct sensitive background investigations regarding foreign nationals and assist the RSO in conducting background investigations on American citizens by planning, investigating, fact-finding, evaluating, and writing chronological and detailed reports of investigations, and in all aspects of consular and DS-law enforcement policies and processes. Strong ability to maintain extensive contacts with senior and working-level officials of local law enforcement and other government agencies is required. Must have ability to assimilate Department of State manuals and procedures, and implement guidance accordingly; and possess the ability to receive verbal instructions
and implement concept-to-goal without significant supervision. Vietnamese automobile driving license B2 level is required.
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a deep understanding of general Vietnamese criminal police
procedures and the local law enforcement community, as well as, an in-depth understanding of local government structures, practices and regulations including Vietnamese civil and criminal laws and criminal prosecutorial procedures and norms within the judicial system. Must have thorough knowledge of local cultural and business practices; in-depth knowledge of administrative practices and procedures within the Consular, Political/Economic and Regional Security Sections to be able to provide advice and guidance. A good working knowledge of documentary sources of information and familiarity with pertinent local laws such as invasion of privacy, marriage, divorce, etc. is required. Must be knowledgeable about criminal activities and modus operandi of criminal organizations in Vietnam.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office (84-4) 3850-5126 or (84-4) 3850-5127.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, 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) USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(3) FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
Please see post eligibility & qualification requirements on the bulletin board in Human Resources Office or on the Embassy website http://vietnam.usembassy.gov
1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service
Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification.
5. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on
their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website
http://vietnam.usembassy.gov or by contacting Human Resources (84-4) 3850-5126 or (84-4) 3850-
5127 (See “For further information” above); and
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g.
transcripts, degrees, etc.)
3. The Embassy does not accept applications via Vietnam works or CareerBuilder without DS-174 form
IMPORTANT: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation
confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).
WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office 84-4-3850-5000 ext. 5126/5127
E-mail Address: HanoiHR@state.gov
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission in Vietnam 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
Appendix A – DEFINITIONS
Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is defined an individual who
meets all of the following criteria:
U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of selfsupport.
The term “child” shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchild, adopted child,
and a child under legal guardianship of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when
such child is expected to be under legal guardianship until 21 years of age and when dependent
upon and normally residing with the guardian; or
Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex
domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Is under chief of mission authority
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM is an individual who meets all of the
U.S. Citizen; and Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM is an individual who meets all of the
U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
Is under chief of mission authority; and
Is residing at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): A MOH is an individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring
employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan.
A MOH is an individual who meets all of the following criteria.
A MOH is not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126
Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
A MOH must be officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of
Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
A MOH is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister; who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. citizen. MOHs are by definition cohabitants. Therefore, if the MOH is not a U.S. citizen, employees who declare MOHs to the COM must ensure compliance with the provisions of 12 FAM 275, Reporting Cohabitation with and/or Intent to Marry a Foreign National
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service
member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
Is not a citizen of the host country; and
Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
A citizen of the host country; or
A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.