Background Investigator

US-GA-Lawrenceville
Req No.
2017-7730
Category
Investigator
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

KeyPoint Government Solutions is currently seeking full-time employee investigators in Lawrenceville, GA.  Applicants must reside within 20 miles of the city of Lawrenceville. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

 

**All full-time applications require a cover letter explaining in detail why you believe you would make a good investigator. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered. If you would like to be considered and are outside of the mileage radius listed, the letter must also include details on your relocation.

 

Investigators will conduct background investigations on a full-time basis in support of national security, initially focusing on casework for the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB). Casework for other contracts will be assigned based on Investigator qualifications and business need.

 

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. Investigators will conduct face-to-face interview with the subject and his/her neighbors, employers, friends, and family. Investigators will also perform record searches at police agencies, courthouses, educational institutions, financial institutions, and medical/mental health facilities. Investigators then report all obtained information in a clear and concise report on a government computer system (provided). 

 

Approved expenses during casework such as tolls, parking, etc., will be reimbursed, and a computer is provided. Investigators work from their own homes with remote supervision and are paid hourly. Employee Investigators must be willing to regularly work within a 50-mile radius from their home, with travel to greater distances on same-day travel based on company need. Occasionally the Company seeks volunteers for nationwide travel up to 4 weeks at a time, which may be required if business needs dictate. The Company gives as much notice as possible, and typically no less than 1-2 weeks’ notice.

 

The levels of this position are based on a productivity system with the more experienced investigators held to a higher level of productivity per week. Investigators travel to and from appointments and record collection sites.

 

Investigators without NBIB investigative experience within the last 12 months or documentation showing they have been trained to the National Training Standard must be willing to attend a 12 week training class. Of the 12 weeks of training, 2 consecutive weeks will take place at our Loveland, Colorado headquarters office or another designated location depending on availability (travel expenses are covered). 

 

KeyPoint offers a generous benefit package including a 401k plan with a company match as well as a competitive paid timeoff package that includes paid company holidays, sick and vacation time.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Candidates with experience conducting NBIB or other federal background investigations preferred; if there are no applicants with NBIB experience, candidates with 4 years of general work experience or a Bachelor's degree may be considered
  • Active federal security clearance with an SSBI is preferred; if chosen candidate does not have an active clearance, the candidate must be able to obtain & maintain a federal government security investigation, which includes an investigation of 10+ years of history including items such as residence, education, employment, financial, medical, and personal records
  • U.S. citizenship (required for security clearance)
  • A professional demeanor
  • Must have excellent organizational, scheduling and prioritization skills
  • Must maintain high level of confidentiality, ethics and integrity
  • Must have excellent writing and communication skills and have the ability to communicate well with individuals from various backgrounds
  • Due to the nature of this position, a valid driver's license and reliable transportation are required; May use public transportation if available and practical. Driving is an essential function of the job and Motor Vehicle Records may be checked as part of the hiring process or at any time during employment. Drivers with poor driving histories will not be considered.
  • Investigators are required to carry sufficient motor vehicle insurance, specifics of which may be changed from time to time
  • Intermediate typing (40+ WPM recommended) and computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time with limited supervision
  • Ability to professionally and effectively interact with a variety of individuals
  • Able to work in a fast-paced changing environment

 

People who have joined us as investigators include those with the following backgrounds: criminal justice, educators, law enforcement/police, criminal or fraud investigators, federal investigators, military/veterans and security professionals.

 

Tasks:

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 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.

 

About KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc.:

KeyPoint Government Solutions is an investigative and risk-mitigation services company that delivers advisory, monitoring, compliance and other solutions across a variety of related practice areas. Our primary areas of expertise include background investigations, infrastructure safety and security, emergency management, criminal justice services, fraud investigations and program management. Led by team of highly regarded industry authorities, our workforce of investigators and subject matter experts supports a wide variety of clientele including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and more. Our reputation is consistent with quality, integrity, and exceeding both our clients’ and employees’ expectations.  KeyPoint Government Solutions has offices in Loveland, CO, Slippery Rock, PA and Fairfax, VA.

 

KeyPoint Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

 

 

 

 

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