Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
Peraton is seeking to fill a critical role for an experienced DCSA full-time investigator for our Cincinnati, OH office. Applicants must reside within 30 miles from the city center of Cincinnati.
In this role the contractor will be responsible for the following:
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.
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.
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.
Must be able to 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.
Must be able to navigate transportation, and 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
Must be able to lift and move up to 10 pounds
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
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
Direct field investigations experience conducting DCSA/NBIB background investigations in the past 18 months
Provide a cover letter explainingin detailwhy you are the ideal candidate for this position. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered
Minimum active favorable T5 preferred
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.
Required to carry sufficient motor vehicle insurance, specifics of which may change from time to time.
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
Maintain high level of confidentiality ethics and integrity
Proficient writing and communication skills
Intermediate typing (40+ WPM recommended) and computer skills
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.