Background Investigators Job at ACI Federal™, San Francisco, CA

  • ACI Federal™
  • San Francisco, CA

Job Description

ACI Federal Inc. is actively recruiting experienced Background Investigators for two distinguished clients with locations throughout the U.S.


Credentialed Background Investigator Experience Required.


Minimum active favorable T5 (TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE) required!

  • Direct field investigations experience conducting DCSA/NBIB background investigations in the past 12 months with proof of NTS certification
  • Ability to professionally and effectively interact with a variety of individuals
  • 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and a Google Environment
  • 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. Candidates with poor driving history will not be considered.
  • Required to carry sufficient motor vehicle insurance, specifics of which may change from time to time.


Primary duties include, but are not limited to, 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 will be responsible for reporting all obtained information in a clear and concise report a government issued computer system.

Expenses during casework such as mileage, tolls, parking, etc., will be reimbursed, and a GFE computer is provided. Investigators work from their own homes with remote access to a contractor liaison and are paid per task completed. Investigators must be willing to regularly travel within a 50-mile radius from their home, with travel to greater distances based on company need with negotiated premium payments.

As a federal contractor regardless of the laws in your state, marijuana use is prohibited with this position.

Essential Functions

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.

Job Tags

Contract work, For contractors, Remote job, Work from home,

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