Primary duties include, but are not limited to, conducting background investigations for the purpose of determining employment suitability of persons who require access to sensitive or classified U.S. Government information. The predominant casework is in support of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). Casework for other contracts will be assigned based on investigator performance and business need.
Investigators will conduct face-to-face interviews with the subject and their neighbors, employers, friends, and family. Investigators will also perform record searches at police agencies, courthouses, educational and financial institutions, and medical/mental health facilities. Investigators report all obtained information in a clear and concise report on an issued government computer system.
No expenses during casework such as tolls, parking, etc., will be reimbursed, however, a GFE computer is provided. Investigators work from their own homes with remote access to a contractor liaison and are paid per task completed. Contract Investigators must be willing to regularly work within a 50-mile radius from their home, with travel to greater distances based on company need with negotiated premium payments. Occasionally the company seeks volunteers for nationwide travel up to 4 weeks at a time that Independent Contractors can bid on buckets of work at a premium rate.
This position is based on a productivity system with investigators paid for finished product, per week. Investigators travel to and from appointments and record collection sites.
As a federal contractor regardless of the laws in your state, marijuana use is prohibited with this position.
Sit for long periods of time, stand, walk, move about residential, inner city or other facilities, bend, stoop, and climb stairs, including non-ADA compliant environments; navigate transportation, drive a vehicle for a long duration; demonstrate sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment for a long duration; lift and move up to 10 pounds; speak for extended periods of time and hear sufficiently to communicate in person and over the phone; record, read and transcribe words and numbers with a high degree of accuracy; perform in a manner that prevents errors and omissions, maintain visual ability including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and to adjust focus sufficiently to complete computer work; ability to write for long periods of time; meet expectations for attendance and punctuality; able to pay attention to details; able to concentrate; interact professionally with other persons, cooperatively and productively; successfully manage a constant, moderate noise level; work independently; carry out assignments to completion within parameters of general instructions, prescribed routines and standard practices; successfully manage stressful work situations; ability to work overtime to meet multiple deadlines consistently.
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