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Background Investigator Level I - San Francisco

Req #: 201651
Location: San Francisco, CA US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Security Clearance: Favorable SSBI
Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable

Job Description

Background Investigator Level I

As a background investigator at CACI, you’ll get the very best of both worlds: the freedom to arrange your schedule to fit your life and the security of a benefits package that ranks among the best in the industry.

The job, in a nutshell

Background investigators play a vital role in national security. They research the backgrounds of people who have applied for a federal security clearance. That means your work as a background investigator contributes directly to the safety and security of our country.

This job is NOT for desk jockeys. You’ll spend most days on the road, meeting new people and learning about their backgrounds. Then you’ll write reports on your findings, at home in your slippers if that’s your thing. CACI provides a laptop and cell phone, and reimburses you for expenses incurred during casework.

This IS a job for those who want a paycheck that equals their effort. You’ll get a competitive base salary, and you’ll be given the opportunity to earn more through excellent performance. And did we mention the benefits package? It’s one of the best you’ll find. Anywhere.

Flexible schedules, great benefits, paychecks that award extra effort – all while helping to protect the land we call home. That’s what being a background investigator at CACI is all about. Apply today.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, plus 0-2 years of experience
  • Interest in national security
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and can-do attitude
  • Current driver's license, reliable personal vehicle and willingness to travel up to a 50-mile radius daily (perhaps more in rural areas) in support of assignments
  • Home office equipped with high-speed Internet (LAN line required as wireless is unauthorized)
  • Ability to walk, sit and stand for long periods
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to type reports 1-20 pages in length
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Ability to complete a six-week OPM New Investigator Training course (that includes three weeks in Chantilly, VA)
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a favorable security clearance

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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