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Security Investigator

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Job Listing Date
23 Nov 2018
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Salary
$63,672 starting salary per year + 20 holidays.
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Other
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Security Investigator

The job holder will maintain official liaison with host country and third country intelligence, security and law enforcement organizations to conduct exchanges of current counter-terrorist, counter-intelligence, and criminal investigative data.  S/he reports and interprets information of security significance developed through host country liaison activity and reviews current and near-term local events on political, security, and crime related developments in the region to identify security concerns.  The incumbent reports these findings to the Post Security Officer and Regional Security Officer (RSO), and provides direct supervision of the Surveillance Detection Coordinator while maintaining oversight of the four member surveillance detection team.

S/he also performs complex or sensitive investigations (including counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, employee malfeasance, etc.) as requested by the RSO or other U.S. Government agencies.  The incumbent also conducts security background investigations for all local and contract employees.

The starting salary range for this position is NZD $63,672 per annum with some special benefits e.g. both U.S. and New Zealand Holidays - a total of 20 days; and 8.7% contribution by the employer to an employee's retirement.  If you meet all the eligibility criteria for this role, please complete and submit your application form, cover letter and CV via seek.com.  For further information, please write to: Wellington.HR@state.gov" target="_blank">Wellington.HR@state.gov.

To qualify for this role you will have a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience, focusing on investigations within a military, police or private security entity.  You are also required to have completed at least high school (NCEA Level 1) in order to be considered.

You must have a working knowledge of the principles and techniques of investigating, a good working knowledge of documentary sources of information, and familiarity with pertinent local laws such as marriage, divorce, adoption, invasion of privacy, etc. You must also have an understanding of practical application of criminal law in New Zealand.

You must also have the ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies, primarily the New Zealand Police, and an ability to deal effectively with others and to obtain their cooperation.  You must be able to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information and to report facts accurately in a logical, concise, and objective manner.

All employees of the U.S. Government are required to complete full medical and security background checks.  The U.S. Government is not able to sponsor a work visa for applicants who do not already have work authorization for New Zealand.

Applications close Sunday, 23 December 2018.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process.  To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering the U.S. Government as a potential employer.

The job holder will maintain official liaison with host country and third country intelligence, security and law enforcement organizations to conduct exchanges of current counter-terrorist, counter-intelligence, and criminal investigative data.  S/he reports and interprets information of security significance developed through host country liaison activity and reviews current and near-term local events on political, security, and crime related developments in the region to identify security concerns.  The incumbent reports these findings to the Post Security Officer and Regional Security Officer (RSO), and provides direct supervision of the Surveillance Detection Coordinator while maintaining oversight of the four member surveillance detection team.

S/he also performs complex or sensitive investigations (including counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, employee malfeasance, etc.) as requested by the RSO or other U.S. Government agencies.  The incumbent also conducts security background investigations for all local and contract employees.

The starting salary range for this position is NZD $63,672 per annum with some special benefits e.g. both U.S. and New Zealand Holidays - a total of 20 days; and 8.7% contribution by the employer to an employee's retirement.  If you meet all the eligibility criteria for this role, please complete and submit your application form, cover letter and CV via seek.com.  For further information, please write to: Wellington.HR@state.gov" target="_blank">Wellington.HR@state.gov.

To qualify for this role you will have a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience, focusing on investigations within a military, police or private security entity.  You are also required to have completed at least high school (NCEA Level 1) in order to be considered.

You must have a working knowledge of the principles and techniques of investigating, a good working knowledge of documentary sources of information, and familiarity with pertinent local laws such as marriage, divorce, adoption, invasion of privacy, etc. You must also have an understanding of practical application of criminal law in New Zealand.

You must also have the ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local agencies, primarily the New Zealand Police, and an ability to deal effectively with others and to obtain their cooperation.  You must be able to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information and to report facts accurately in a logical, concise, and objective manner.

All employees of the U.S. Government are required to complete full medical and security background checks.  The U.S. Government is not able to sponsor a work visa for applicants who do not already have work authorization for New Zealand.

Applications close Sunday, 23 December 2018.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process.  To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering the U.S. Government as a potential employer.

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