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PinkertonFeaturedJob 8-20-14
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Corporate Investigator - Company Confidential
San Francisco Bay Area

Job Summary:

The candidate in this position will provide comprehensive and complex investigative functions as required by the Client contract. The Corporate Investigator provides ongoing investigative consulting services to the client. Investigator will serve as Company representative at Client location. The candidate must have corporate investigator experience.

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.

The Essential Functions Include:

1. Ensure all investigation services are conducted in timely, professional and ethical manner with special attention to quality, thoroughness and accuracy.
2. Monitors investigations as needed or at the request of the client. Works with the Client and designees to establish goals and objectives for continuous improvement of investigative programs.
3. Establishes investigative files for all new cases.
4. Ensures compliance with all components of Client contract through appropriate measurements.
5. Prepares case project plan and reviews with supervisor.
6. Prepares and/or reviews all submitted investigative reports to ensure accuracy, investigative sufficiency and professional quality; edits and corrects as necessary.
7. Maintains and submits accurate time and expense records in accordance with company guidelines.
8. Maintains a continued, positive relationship with the Client, through appropriate contact and the anticipation of service needs.
9. Ensures that the appropriate management personnel are kept informed of all issues relating to the Client relationship.
10. Participates in designated training sessions/seminars and reviews company training materials to maintain professional competencies and ensure high quality investigations.
11. Maintains assigned equipment; maintains driver license, auto insurance, etc.
12. Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical, and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications at Entry:

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

Must have extensive corporate investigation experience.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., email, cell phone).
Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).
Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.
Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
Must be willing to participate in the Company’s pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.



  Bachelor’s degree & 7+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.
  PC Skills
  Must Have Verifiable History of 5+ Years of Corporate Investigations
  Preferred ASIS Certification of CPP and/or CPI

Competencies (As Demonstrated through Experience, Training, and/or Testing):


Must be able to meet any federal, state, or municipal licensing requirements
Proven capabilities in the functions of conducting interviews, consulting and investigations, workplace violence activities, theft investigations, and employee misconduct investigations
Ability to solve complex problems and carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision
Ability to write detailed, accurate complex investigative and business correspondence and present information in one-on-one and group situations
Strong client and results orientation
Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
PC skills to process reports
Ability to maintain currency of technical skills and knowledge through continuous professional education and technical training
Excellent verbal communication skills in order to function as liaison. Excellent presentation skills in order to clearly present complex information to upper management, various staff and the customer
Self-starter, energetic, logical thinker and results oriented, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse backgrounds
Responsible time management skills in order to prioritize and complete multiple assignments simultaneously while preserving the integrity of the investigation process

Working Conditions: (Physical/Mental Demands)


  With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations
Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey
Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
Regular computer usage
Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information
May be required to use vehicle for performance of duties
Regular talking and hearing
Occasional walking and reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling
May require lifting and moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds
Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus


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