Credentialed Background Investigator (FT Employee)

Job Locations US | US-FL-Miami | US-FL-Miami | US-FL-Orlando | US-GA-Macon | US-MS-Jackson | US-TN-Nashville
Requisition ID
2023-133084
Position Category
Investigation
Clearance
RDG Clearance
Sector
Citizen Security & Public Services

Responsibilities

Peraton’s Risk Decision Group is the leading provider of federal background investigation services, supporting numerous government agencies for 20+ years. Our staff demonstrates exceptional quality, integrity and professionalism, with a focus on National Security. We have a skilled workforce of employees and contractors covering all 50 U.S. states, to include Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

 

We are currently seeking to fill a critical role for a full-time Credentialed Background Investigator. It is preferred that applicants reside in the following cities or surrounding areas:

 

  • Miami, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • West Melbourne, FL
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Macon, GA
  • Jackson, MS
  • Starkville, MS
  • Nashville, TN

 

What you’ll do:

Our investigative responsibilities include following operational policies when reviewing obtained information, interviewing friends and family, gathering related documents from law enforcement and credit agencies, and providing a summary of our findings to our federal government customers.

The Investigator will be responsible for the following but 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
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Direct field investigations experience conducting DCSA/NBIB background investigations in the past 18 months
  • Minimum active favorable TS preferred
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality, ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrated metrics in quality, timeliness and production
  • Intermediate typing (40+ WPM recommended) and computer skills
  • Must be able to 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
  • Must be able 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
  • 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. Candidates with poor driving history will not be considered.
  • Required to carry sufficient motor vehicle insurance, specifics of which may change from time to time
  • Travel required locally and outside of primary work area. Local travel consists of approximately 15-20% of work week.
  • Temporary Duty Assignments opportunities several times per year ranging from 14 – 30 days
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 10 pounds

 

Desired qualifications: 

  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals and personalities professionally and effectively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment with limited supervision
  • Excellent organizational, scheduling and prioritization skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

 

*Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

The rate / range per hour below represents the typical pay for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

28.50

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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