Credentialed OPM Background Investigator

  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • $79,185.00 - 142,720.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time

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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret


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Job Description:


Are you an experienced background investigator supporting the OPM program? Do you feel excess pressure to produce at a level that is not sustainable? GDIT, an emerging leader in the background investigations industry, is seeking experienced, credentialed OPM Background Investigators. We believe that family comes first! We believe in a true work life balance so that you can support our nation by conducting the most important investigations possible to ensure we are protected from enemies both foreign and domestic! Help us to keep America safe, one investigation at a time!


* Conducts more complex, full-field character investigations which provide comprehensive coverage of basic suitability, eligibility, loyalty and overall security-related concerns for approximately fifty government agencies responsible for some of the nation's most sensitive missions. Conducts complex competitive qualification investigations on candidates for top federal administrative and executive positions. Investigative requirements vary on a case by case basis. These cases must be completed on a high priority schedule and involve in-depth interviews with key executives at all levels of government, private industry, academia, and other professions
* Independently conducts suitability and limited suitability investigations in cases involving prominent individuals or where serious derogatory information has been or is likely to be developed (e.g. perversion or concealed dismissal from employment)
* Conducts special interviews designed to afford the subject of a suitability investigation a full opportunity to explain or comment on derogatory or discrepant information
* The investigator has principal responsibility for obtaining sufficient coverage to fully develop the necessary facts required for the type of case being investigated, for determining the number and selection of witnesses; and for determining the approach and line of questioning for each. Incumbent explores the most significant or promising leads, notes all pertinent facts and records, and expands, extends, cancels, or discontinues investigations as warranted, consistent with policies, procedures and instructions contained in the Investigator's Handbook


* At least six months of experience as an OPM Background Investigator
* Active Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) / DoD Top Secret Security Clearance
* Must be a U.S. citizen
* Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to balance and prioritize workloads, and understand and properly interpret policies and procedures regarding federal background investigations
* The ability to travel overnight away from the incumbent's primary residence up to 100 miles 25% of the time may be required

* Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, business or related field preferred



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Telecommuting Options:

Telecommuting 100%

Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church - 3170 Fairview Park Dr, VTCC (VAS047)

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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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