Contract Investigator – BI (Experienced)
in AZ - AZ - Background Investigations

Job Attributes

Job Id:

60655950921

Job Sector:

Job Location:

AZ - Background Investigations, AZ

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Contract Investigator (CI) supports national security and suitability investigations, focusing on performing background investigations on behalf of government clients.  Contract Investigators will conduct interviews, retrieve records, conduct research and prepare reports of investigations in compliance with federal standards, all laws, and other required federal agency regulations.  Contract Investigators type comprehensive reports summarizing facts obtained from these field source interviews and record information and submit for quality review and completeness.  Casework is performed throughout the geographic area of responsibility with travel to various places of employment, residence and education institutions. Contract Investigators will be supporting the company on an as-needed basis and no hours are guaranteed.  Contractors should be available to work a minimum of ten hours per week when work is available.  Must be willing to travel within a 35-50 mile radius from city location. MUST have minimum three (3) years of experience within the past five (5) years conducting general background investigations or as a local, state, military or Federal law enforcement officer. 

 

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Contract Investigator will be utilized as casework dictates.  CIs will be responsible for scoping and briefing casework to determine areas of investigative coverage required in accordance with applicable directives and investigative standards and conduct record checks to meet investigative requirements and obtain factual information from a variety of personal and record sources to produce a report of investigation containing all pertinent facts of an individual’s background and character, in accordance with government guidelines and instructions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  The contractormight not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Contractorsare held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, contractors are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Contractorsare required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, contractorsare required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

               ᵒ Conduct federal background investigations in compliance with all laws and other required federal agency regulations.

               ᵒ Conduct in-person, one-on-one subject interviews to obtain factual information about the individual’s background and character, in accordance                       with agency guidelines and instructions.

               ᵒ Obtain factual information from a variety of personal and record sources to produce a report of investigation containing all pertinent facts of an                        individual’s background and character, in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.

               ᵒ Engage in dialogue on a regular basis with managers and representatives at contractor facilities, various U.S. Government organizations, and                       law enforcement agencies to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.

               ᵒ Local travel, throughout the geographic area of responsibility, to various places of employment, residence and educational institutions, when                          cases become available.

               ᵒ Work load based upon availability of cases in geographic area.

               ᵒ Temporary duty assignments in other areas for the country (typically 2-4 weeks at a time) may be available for CIs who are interested.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience within the past five (5) years conducting general background investigations or as a local, state, military or Federal law enforcement officer
  • Experience conducting one-on-one subject interviews is required
  • Current SSBI or active Secret security clearance based on an SSBI is required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain the required level of U.S. Government security clearance.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain any other specific special clearances/access requirements.
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Background Prerequisites

Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey, in addition to any mandatory licensing requirements.

 

Education/Experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required.  Additional relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education.

 

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent typing and computer skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Ability to establish and build rapport with new people
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and environments as they occur
  • Ability to interact with people from all walks of life and socioeconomic levels
  • Exhibit professional demeanor in all situations
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to work in a MS Windows based operating environment, including proficiency with Microsoft Word , Internet and E-mail

 

WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands)

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing withsubjects and sources, in group and one-on-one settings and in situations requiring high performance and results.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Regular use of vehicle required in the performance of duties.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent local travel to interview sites.
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Job Attributes

Job Id:

60655950921

Job Sector:

Job Location:

AZ - Background Investigations, AZ