SECURITAS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SERVIC Field Investigator Entry Level in WACO, Texas

JOB SUMMARY The Field Investigator (FI) directly supports national security and suitability investigations, focusing on performing background investigations on behalf of government clients. Investigators will conduct interviews, retrieve records, conduct research and prepare reports of investigations in compliance with federal standards, all laws, and other required federal agency regulations. Investigators type comprehensive reports summarizing facts obtained from these field source interviews and record information and submit for quality review and completeness. Casework is performed throughout the geographic area of responsibility with travel to various places of employment, residence and education institutions. Travel to other geographic locations (by car or by plane) may also be required as needed.. Distinguishing Characteristics: The Field Investigator will be responsible for scoping and briefing casework to determine areas of investigative coverage required in accordance with applicable directives and investigative standards and conduct record checks to meet investigative requirements. Characteristics of the position include managing the batching and bundling of leads and general assignments to promote efficiencies and control costs to SCIS. Self-discipline, organizational skills, and writing ability within a metrics-driven environment are critical distinguishing elements of the position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity. * All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions. * Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein. * In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions. * All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives. Conduct interviews and background checks that help to ensure the safety and security of the nation. Obtain and report factual information for background investigations that determine employment suitability and security clearance eligibility. Conduct face-to-face interviews with the applicant and their neighbors, coworkers, friends, and associates. Complete record searches at law enforcement agencies, courthouses, and mental health, financial, and educational institutions. Compile information in a clear, concise report on a standardized reporting format. Meet quality, timeliness, and production metrics Interact with team leader and case review officers to ensure timeliness and thoroughness of investigations. Assist in obtaining field work in a rapid, time-sensitive work environment. Ensure leads are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with investigative standards. May be asked to assist with temporary details (TDYs) to high-need areas, dependent upon workload demands. Perform add