Surveillance Detection (SD) Program Technician – All Interested Candidates at US Embassy April, 2022

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Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-037
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 0710 5
Work Schedule: Full Time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-5


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • All Interested Applicants
    • Note: EFMs have been expressly prohibited from making use of for sd positions since 2008, because of the distinctive nature of the job, per 08 state 5302.
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite topic to profitable completion of probationary interval.


  • The work schedule for this place is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate should be capable to start working inside an affordable time period (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy could finish.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required


  • Job holder performs the compilation of particular person experiences from Surveillance Detection Unit (SDU) personnel and different sources on the U.S. Mission in an ordinary format.
  • Incumbent is chargeable for enter of suspicious incident experiences, photos, and investigative materials into an info methods database, retrieving and extracting experiences of knowledge, reviewing knowledge to establish traits, patterns, circumstances, frequency of occasions, and getting ready evaluation paperwork for the RSO.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.


  • Minimum of two (2) years of army, police, or personal expertise within the area of safety is required. 

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of surveillance strategies, in addition to consciousness of cultural norms and customs is required.


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your stage of proficiency within the language listed.


  • Good working information Reading / Writing / Reading of English is required.
  • Good working information Reading / Writing / Reading of Igbo, Yoruba or Hausa is required. 

Skills And Abilities:

  • Basic laptop expertise are required to incorporate keyboarding expertise with accuracy and skill to make use of Microsoft Office suite is required.
  • Ability to research and arrange a wide range of knowledge and write coherent experiences is required. 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission gives equal alternative and honest and equitable remedy in employment to all folks with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account will probably be required to go medical and safety certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria could obtain a compensation package deal which will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages needs to be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional supply letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • For the present COVID-19 Requirements please go to the next hyperlink.
  • Hiring Preference Selection Process: Applicants within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.  Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the application. Failure to take action could end in a willpower that the applicant shouldn’t be eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights.

* Important

  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equal documentation, or certification. 
  • A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from energetic obligation service within the armed forces beneath honorable circumstances inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter needs to be on letterhead of the suitable army department of the service and comprise (1) the army service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given.
  • ** This stage of desire applies to all Foreign Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra info (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and so forth.?) and for added employment issues, please go to the next hyperlink.

Marketing Statement:

Salary: NGN3,652,290 Annually.

Important Information

  • All candidates should be capable to receive and maintain a Public Trust clearance. Incumbent will probably be topic to polygraph upon choice.
  • To apply for this place click on the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button on the high of the web page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to finish your application course of.  For extra info on find out how to apply go to the Mission web website.

Required Documents
To qualify primarily based on schooling, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of instructional requirement by the cut-off date of this announcement. Failure to supply requested info, or the knowledge is inadequate to confirm eligibility, could end in disqualification for this place.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate.

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or expertise take a look at, or who’re chosen for an interview will probably be contacted through electronic mail.
  • For additional info – the whole place description itemizing all the duties, obligations, required {qualifications}, and so forth. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you to your application and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section –  000-000-0000,  [email protected]

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