KeyPoint Government Solutions Background Investigator in Manhattan, New York
KeyPoint Government Solutions is currently seeking full-time employee investigators in Manhattan, NY. Applicants must reside within 10 miles of Manhattan but willing to work in Manhattan daily. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
All full-time applications **require a cover letter explainingin detailwhy 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. The investigation territory will include work within a 50-mile radius of the investigator's home. Additionally, candidates for employee investigator positions must be willing to travel for 3-4 weeks to complete work in other areas as needed.
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 18 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.
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 clearance, 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.
Sit for long periods of time, stand, walk, move about the facility, bend, stoop, and climb stairs; demonstrate sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment; reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift to file documents or store materials; lift and move up to 25 pounds; speak and hear sufficiently to communicate in person and over the phone; read words and numbers; maintain visual ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and to adjust focus; work overtime as required; meet expectations for attendance and punctuality; able to pay attention to details; able to concentrate; interact professionally, cooperatively and productively; perform in a manner that prevents errors and omissions; tolerate a constant, moderate noise level; work independently; carry out assignments to completion within parameters of general instructions, prescribed routines and standard practices; sucessfully manage stressful work situations; 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 Investigaitons 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.
Req No. 2017-6474
Job Locations US-NY-Manhattan
Type Regular Full-Time