Business Group Highlights Trusted SolutionsPerspecta's Trusted Solutions Group (TSG) is a leader in shaping the trusted environment and providing a spectrum of services and solutions such as verifying identity, issuing credentials, establishing and monitoring access, evaluating trustworthiness, identifying and investigating fraud. Leveraging our nationwide footprint and broad base in the federal, civilian and intelligence sectors, TSG supports the customer's mission-essential requirements and most sensitive decisions. Responsibilities
We are currentlyseeking experienced DCSA contract investigators in Newport, RI.
Investigators will conduct background investigations as independent contractors in support of national security, initially focusing on casework for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). Engagements include conducting background investigations for the purpose of determining employment suitability of persons who require access to sensitive or classified U.S. Government information. Casework for other contracts will be assigned based on Investigator qualifications and business need.
Independent contractors will conduct face-to-face interviews with the subject andtheir neighbors, employers, friends, and family, as well as perform record searches at police agencies, courthouses, educational institutions, financial institutions, and medical/mental health facilities. Information obtained will be reported in a clear and concise report on a government-mandated computer system.
- are not employees ofPerspecta
- are able to accept or reject assignments
- are not eligible for benefits
- receive a 1099 and file their own business taxes
- are compensated on an engagement-completed basis
This position is ideal for candidates who have other commitments and are only seeking supplementary or limited income by operating on their own. Investigators work from their own home office and the investigation territory includes assignments offered within a 100-mile radius of the investigator's home area.
As a federal contractor regardless of the laws in your state, marijuana use is prohibited with this position.
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 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; 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. Qualifications
- Direct field investigations experience conducting DCSA/NBIB background investigations in the past 18 months
- Minimum active favorable T5 preferred
- U.S. citizenship (required for security clearance)
- Due to travel requirements, a valid driver's license and reliable transportation are required
- Candidates selected for this position must pass a mandatory post-offer drug test
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provisionPay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).