Investigative Specialist , Morocco

Employer: U.S. Mission Morocco
Location: Tunisia , Morocco
Closing:  March 4, 2016 

Ordinarily Resident: Gross Salary DH 385,048 p.a. 

Not-Ordinarily Resident: $ 58,032 p.a. (starting salary based on 40 hours) (Position Grade: FP-5 following confirmation by Washington) 

The U.S. Embassy in Rabat is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Investigative Specialist to work for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). 

Basic Function:  
The incumbent is an investigative specialist who assists, plans, initiates, conducts, and coordinates investigations involving the violation of drug statues and violations of the United States Control Substance Act. The DEA Rabat Country Office will eventually have an area of responsibility consisting of the following countries: Algeria, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia. 

NOTE: All applicants must meet all qualifications and provide supporting documentation for each criterion below. 

University degree in International Relations, Law Enforcement, Justice, Military Services, Political Science or a closely related field is required. 

A minimum of three to five years of professional level experience in criminal investigative work such as in law enforcement, military organizations or, alternatively in private investigations or comparable work is required. Language: Level 4 (fluency) in English, Arabic and French is required. 

Skills and Abilities: 
Specialist in interpreting and applying U.S., Moroccan and regional drug laws, regulations, procedures, and administrative rulings -Ability to research and analyze issues and propose solutions is required. 2 -Ability to work with a variety of individuals is required. -Ability to communicate both orally and in writing is required. -Must have strong computer skills in order to prepare a myriad of written material, power point presentations, and graphical representations of statistics and trends. -Must have a valid Type B Moroccan driver's license. Job Knowledge: -A working knowledge of U.S. and regional drug laws is required. -Thorough knowledge of law enforcement related investigative techniques is required. -Thorough knowledge of the history, politics, and socioeconomics of Morocco; regional and local institutions is required. -Thorough knowledge of the Moroccan judicial system including criminal laws and procedures; structure and duties of the Moroccan enforcement agencies is required. -Knowledge of Moroccan data banks is required. 

Selection Process:   

When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application. 

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

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