Law Enforcement Jobs in Nigeria Recruitment 2021 Apply Now: Are you looking for a job in Law Enforcement? Would you like to work at Police, Customs, Immigration, Prisons, Private Security? Also, you would not mind if we guide you on how you can apply for Law Enforcement job recruitment in Nigeria and beyond? If yes, then continue reading.
Law enforcement is any system by which some members of society act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterring, or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society



Some of the most coveted law enforcement jobs are found in the federal government. Federal law enforcement jobs tend to come with higher salaries, great health benefits, and generous retirement packages.
They’re available at several different agencies, all with unique but important missions and encompassing all manner of specialties.


Law Enforcement has diverse career fields, providing hundreds of exciting job opportunities both path time and full time. Most of these jobs are listed in this article.

Full-time Law Enforcement Jobs
1. Police Records Clerk
Police records clerk processes police reports and other information and documents; enters and retrieves data in Department records systems; and provides information within the scope of authority.


Performs basic clerical and administrative duties in accordance with Police Department procedures and City policy, including data entry, record keeping, preparing and processing various documents, and maintaining files.
Provides information and assistance to visitors and others having business with the Department; response to requests for information within the scope of authority; assists customers with applications, government forms, and other documents.
Prepares and processes reports, documents, and forms; reviews documents and data for compliance and accuracy.
Maintains and updates departmental files and records; prepares documents for filing.
Scans new documents as well as converts legacy paper documents to electronic format.
Qualifications & Position Requirements:

Candidate must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent, and one (1) year of clerical and computer experience.
Must have an equivalent combination of education and experience in providing the requisite skills, knowledge, and experience to perform duties of the position.
Candidates must be able to read and comprehend various reports, letters of request, disposition forms, juvenile referrals, citations, and general correspondence.
The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with the agency and city personnel and the public
The candidate must successfully pass pre-employment screening to include a comprehensive background investigation, drug test, polygraph, and psychological exam.
2. Office Assistant I – Assessor’s Office
An office assistant performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, and typing or data entry.



Acts as a receptionist and receives and screens visitors and customers; uses a multi-line system to answer telephone calls and obtains information to determine appropriate resource, action, document, or staff referral to meet customer needs.
Addresses complaints and explains regulations to customers or the public.
Responds to inquiries regarding departmental functions, services, policies, and procedures.
Explains the proper use of forms and documents.
Prepares items for mailing and sorts and distributes incoming mail according to established guidelines and procedures.

The candidate must be fluent in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Candidate must have an idea of word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and calendaring automated systems.
Candidate must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent, and one (1) year of clerical and computer experience.
3. Facilities Officer
The facilities officer works directly with the Facilities Manager, to pro-actively contribute to the achievement of the British Council objectives by supporting the effective and efficient planning, management, delivery, and evaluation of facilities.

Maintain the office and estate by ensuring security and optimum delivery of customer care services in the Facility Unit.
Support the Facilities Manager in communicating the objectives of Projects to relevant stakeholders and staff.
Responsible for day-to-day coordination of all facilities services and project activities for the Facilities team, ensuring relevant and necessary reports to the Facilities Manager where necessary.
Ensure that storage areas are kept tidy, clean at all times and items are easily accessible.
1. Post-Secondary qualification

2. Proven knowledge and experience of facilities service delivery in a reputable firm

3. Able to prioritize tasks, demonstrate a professional attitude and adhere to timescales/deadlines

4. Ability to communicate clearly, in English, in written and spoken English

5. Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety in the work environment

4. Project Officer, Schools Education
The project officer sets project goals, establishes tasks and a timeline for completion, evaluating progress, and making adjustments as needed to ensure that clients, internal or external, achieve their desired results.


You must have the right to live and work in Nigeria.
Fluency in written and spoken English
Shortlisted candidates will either demonstrate they have met the required standard through the presentation of an agreed English language certificate, or will be required to take the APTIS test and demonstrate a B2 level of English proficiency
Bachelor’s degree
Certification in project management or understanding

To create and maintain purchase orders and sales orders in line with British Council policies and procedures ensure good receipting and invoicing of orders to facilitate vendor and consultant payments.
To support the collection, processing, and reporting of monitoring and evaluation data gathered from projects in support of the British Council Results and Evidence framework, project logical framework, and other evaluation requirements, as needed.
To develop and maintain a contacts management database related to project activity
5. Security Officer
A security office Maintains a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.


Assist to coordinate the activities of the Security Coordination Room (SCR).
Plan, deploy, and monitor the Intervention Team in line with the need.
Advice on Intervention/Patrol deployment and operations
Producing Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Annual reports of the Security Department and maintain DW Security database

25 years-55 years
Minimum Education University
B.Sc. in Sciences, Social Sciences or Humanities
Minimum of 10 years experience
Preferable a retired Military or police officer with 5-10 years experience.
6. Crime Prevention And Criminal Justice Officer

Criminal justice officer carries out the analysis of information received from state parties on the implementation of the Convention against Corruption, with a particular focus on legal issues.

Provides specialized substantive, legal, and technical expertise for individual country reviews, thematic implementation reports, and regional supplementary addenda.


Contribute to planning, organizing, implementing, and monitoring the program activities of the Crime Programme.
Research, analyze, and present information gathered from diverse sources.
Liaise and provide substantive support and advice to governments in South-East Asia and the Pacific.
Plan and carry out consultative meetings, training, conferences, and workshops related to preventing and countering organized crime and illicit trafficking, including maritime crime.
Assist ROSEAP in providing support and coordination to the South-East Asia and Pacific regions for improved international criminal justice and law enforcement cooperation sub-regionally and with other regions.

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminology, social sciences, policy administration, business or public administration or relevant social or political area with adequate focus on international maritime affairs, international security policy, criminal justice, and law enforcement issues.
A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in national or international project management, administration or related area, with a focus on crime, maritime crime or terrorism prevention, law enforcement, prosecution, criminal justice, international relations
Fluency in English is required.
Part-Time Law Enforcement Jobs
7. Chief, Investigations Officer
The Chief Investigation Officer will be responsible for ensuring that unhindered investigations are conducted into allegations related to fraud, corruption, and misconduct involving Bank Group Staff, with regard to Bank-financed operations, administrative budgets, and misuse of Bank resources.



Conduct and otherwise assist in sensitive preliminary inquiries into allegations of fraud, corruption or staff misconduct as the needs of the Division require
Review and analyze allegations and whistle-blowing information to determine relevancy and reliability, conduct sensitive interviews and other investigative research activities
Analysis and prioritization of new allegations and whistle-blower information
Assist in controlling, tracking, and analyzing allegations, investigations, and findings
Conduct data-mining and analysis of Bank Group’s database and systems that may lead to investigations

Advanced university degree in law, criminology, or closely related fields.
Formal training and certification in law enforcement methodologies, an asset.
Admission to the Bar, an asset; Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), highly desirable.
At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in investigatory work, with a proven track record in planning, leading, and executing investigations as well as several years of experience in managing multi-disciplinary investigation teams.
Knowledge of the law of the international civil service as it relates to investigations.
8. Investigations Specialist Consultant LTA
The contract investigator is required to assist with case assessments and investigations and with the writing of investigation-related documents such as assessment reports, closure notes, investigation plans, mission plans, vendor sanctions memos, and investigation reports.


Review and assess cases for the relevance of jurisdiction, the sufficiency of evidence, accuracy, and propose recommendations for further action;
Participate in investigations where required, including travel as necessary;
Draft investigation-related reports that incorporate all relevant evidence and which are consistent with all facts obtained in the course of an investigation.
Maintain contemporaneous records of all actions undertaken. Timeline and payment milestones will be determined in association with each task.

Advanced university degree in investigations, law, business administration, finance or another directly relevant field, or significant relevant training and experience in the field of investigations in lieu of an advanced university degree.
A combination of formal professional training from a national law enforcement or investigations academy or equivalent and at least 3 years additional experience in conducting administrative investigations as an investigator may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
At least 5 years of experience in the field of administrative or criminal investigations is essential.
A high level of skill in preparing investigation-related documents is essential.
Experience in the editing and quality control of documents of an investigative or legal nature is an advantage.
9. Political Affairs Officer
The candidate is responsible for any travel expenses incurred in order to take up the appointment.


Political affairs officer Identifies, analyzes, and monitors political developments, trends, and emerging issues in the country, according to the assigned portfolio and/or applicable mandate.
Assess implications and make recommendations to senior management on possible policies, strategies, and other measures to address issues of concern and to advance mandated objectives.
Prepare contextual information materials, such as background notes, political profiles, and databases of relevance to the assigned portfolio; Manage information to ensure its accessibility and utility.

Advanced university degree in political science, international relations, social sciences, law, public administration, or a related field.
A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in political affairs, diplomacy, international relations, disarmament, conflict resolution, or related field is required.
At least two years of experience working in an international organization or a non-governmental organization in a conflict or post-conflict setting is required.
Significant experience in political outreach, facilitation, analysis, advice, and reporting is required.
10. Corr-Probation/Parole Agent
Maintains regular contact through home visits as well as office visits with offenders and their employers, families, and others to determine the degree of adjustment.


Collects supervision fees from offenders.
Monitors the progress of offenders placed in community-based programs administered by the department or the Court.
Conducts drug screenings and makes referrals.
Enforces court-imposed and/or parole-imposed conditions, including making arrests.
Collects and reviews sentencing orders to ensure verification.
Creates a working file for all new offenders.
Interviews defendants awaiting disposition in the State’s Circuit Courts.


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in criminal justice, sociology, social work, psychology, or a related field.
One (1) year of experience in work related to the above-described duties.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent.
Five years of experience in work related to the above-described duties.
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