The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Criminal Fraud Investigator in the Regional Security Office (RSO) of the Embassy.
The Criminal Fraud Investigator (CFI) will conduct criminal investigations throughout Ghana and the surrounding region, reporting to the Assistant Regional Security Officer for Investigations (ARSO-I) as part of the Overseas Criminal Investigators (OCI) program governed by a Memorandum of Understanding between the Bureau of Consular Affairs and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The CFI may be called on to provide court depositions or testimony as part of host nation criminal prosecutions.
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: Completion of Bachelors degree in Social Science or Business Management is required.
2.EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in the fields of investigation, criminal justice, law enforcement, fraud/loss prevention, security, and/or consular work is required.
3.LANGUAGE: English/TWI – Level IV (fluent) speaking / reading / writing is required. High degree of proficiency in both the written and spoken language, including the ability to translate. On occasion, the job holder may need to act as an interpreter. (Language proficiency will be tested).
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must possess excellent computer skills. Must possess a valid host nation driver’s license (Class B). (Computer and driving skills will be tested).
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
or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); and
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, certificates, degrees, etc.)


Human Resources Office U.S. Embassy

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Through the Mailroom Chancery

American Embassy, Accra

P. O. Box 194, Accra.

FAX Number: 0302-741389

Telephone: 0302-741000

E-mail Address: AccraHRO@state.gov