Sheriff's Background Investigator

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Temporary Criminology and Forensics Public Safety
  • Salary: $66,539.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

TheCounty of San Bernardino Sheriff's Departmentis recruiting for Extra-HelpSheriff's Background Investigators who obtain information on potential employees in order to determine their suitability for safety and general positions in a law enforcement environment. Essential functions include conduct personal interviews with potential new hires; explain background process; review personal history statements and determine suitability for employment based on department standards and legal requirements; using departmental guidelines and established background procedures, conduct background investigations on potential employees, including interviews with personal references and prior employers; check credit and criminal history, educational achievements, birth, age, military and DMV records and prepare written reports supporting either the hiring or disqualification of potential employees.

For more detailed information, review the Background Investigator job description.

Note: This is an Extra-Help position. Successful candidates shall be considered at-will and probationary throughout the term of their employment, and will not attain status as a regular county employee.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.

1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensivebackground investigation, including a polygraph examination. Applicantsmust not have been convicted of a felony.
2) Appointment:This is an extra-helpposition whichdoes notobtain status as a regular County employee.
3)Travel:Travel throughout the County may be required.At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required for the individual providing the transportation. Mileage reimbursement is available.

Minimum Requirements

Option 1:One year of experience with primary responsibility for conducting pre-employment background investigations in a law enforcement environment.

Option 2:Two years of experience with primary responsibility for conducting pre-employment background investigations.

Option 3:Two years of experience with primary responsibility for conducting
criminal investigations in a law enforcement environment.(Equivalent to a detective, investigator, probation or parole officer; investigative experience as a patrol officer is not qualifying.)
*All experience must be full-time or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications

POST Intermediate or POST Advanced certificates or completion of a certificated program or course in Background Investigation for Public Safety and Peace Officers are highly desired.

Selection Process

You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Sheriff's Department.

Application Procedure :Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a weekly basis or periodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.( Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.)

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the closing of this recruitment. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you requiretechnical assistance, please click HERE to review theGovernmentJobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-FreeApplicant Support line at (855) 524-5627.Please notethat Human Resources is notresponsiblefor any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email .Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

San Bernardino, California United States View Map