Special Investigator Resume Samples

A Special Investigator takes responsibility for gathering and analyzing information about legal, personal, criminal and financial activities. A well-written Special Investigator Resume mentions the following duties and tasks – searching for evidence and clues for cases, searching internet and personal computers; interviewing potential sources, conducting covert surveillance, gathering and examining financial records, conducting background checks; finding clues and other useful information; preparing reports about findings; sending evidence to laboratory for verifying and analysis; and testifying in the court if needed.

Those interested in this field can enter the occupation by earning an associate’s degree in criminal justice. Knowledge of the country’s legal system is important, and state licensing procedures familiarity is as well required. Most states necessitate the investigators to be licensed. A college degree in Criminal justice is commonly seen on most of the eligible resumes.

Special Investigator Resume example

Special Investigator (Background Investigator) Resume

Headline : Highly skilled and self-motivated Special Investigator with 6+ years of Management and Personnel Security experience. Detailed and highly organized with the ability to work independently or as an essential member of a team. Strong communication and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to present ideas and information in a written and oral form.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Investigative Skills, Research, Report Formatting, Proofreading, Typing

Description :

    1. Conducted background investigations on behalf of the United States Office of Personnel Management for the purposes of employment suitability and security clearance determination.
    2. Reviewed and evaluated security applications (SF-85, SF-86, e-QIP, and EPSQ) for completeness, security issues and continuity of activities.
    3. Interviewed subjects of the investigation to clarify an issue or discrepant information and inconclusive or derogatory information developed during the course of the investigation.
    4. Interview subjects, sources, and references to determine the applicant's suitability for federal employment in regards to possessing a security clearance.
    5. Obtained information from a variety of personal and record sources including educational, employment, police, court, financial, counterterrorism and medical records.
    6. Produce a report of investigation, containing all pertinent facts of an individual's background and character, in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.
    7. Assisted in the adjudication process of personnel background investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Business Administration


Special Investigator/General Investigator Resume

Headline : Dedicated Special Investigator/General Investigator with over6 years of direct, real-world experience, working within highly sensitive and unique environments. Demonstrated analytical abilities with a solid understanding of threat identification and assessments, emergency management, security, and investigations.

Skills : SQL, ACCESS, Fraud Detection, Management, Investigations.

Description :

    1. Locate and conduct face-to-face interviews with the subject of the investigation and his/her neighbors, employers, friends, and family.
    2. Perform record searches at law enforcement agencies, courthouses, educational institutions, financial institutions, and medical/mental health facilities.
    3. Efficiently document all significant facts of an individual's background and character in compliance with agency procedures and instructions in an investigation report.
    4. Produce briefing outlines of every case and day-to-day work outlines, ensuring productivity growth standards; thereby meeting agency requirements.
    5. Review cases across the geographic area of responsibility and travel to several places of employment, residence, courthouses, and education 
    6. Investigations of Internal Affair issues, Child Death Investigations.
    7. High-performing Background Investigator with experience in government and military operations including direct background investigating experience.
    8. Proven record of conducting 300+ Federal Personnel Security Background Investigations adhering to Office of Personnel Management (OPM) standards and regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate


Special Investigator I Resume

Summary : To seek a challenging position as a Lead Investigator with a professional and esteemed organization, that uses the educational, work experience and skill, leading to the growth and betterment of the organization. To associate with an organization where the performance is rewarded and providing ample opportunities for growth, learning and excel in various dimensions while contributing the best efforts.

Skills : Investigative Skills, Research, Report Formatting, Microsoft Office, Communication

Description :

    1. Conducted thorough background investigations to determine the employment suitability of individuals who require access to sensitive or classified U.S.
    2. Analyzed and verified confidential documentation such as official personnel folders, medical records, and court records to obtain information needed to establish the background, reputation, character suitability or qualifications of subjects under investigation.
    3. Skilled in reviewing e-QIP forms SF86 or SF85P form to determine eligibility for positions involving national security or positions of public trust.
    4. Conducted interviews for multiple agencies i.e., DoD, DHS, TSA, Department of Agriculture, DoC and DoE.
    5. Practiced effective verbal and written communication to provide timely and comprehensive recommendations for candidates seeking federal clearance credentials.
    6. Organized, prioritized, and performed efficient multitasking to complete assignments while meeting stringent deadlines.
    7. Conduct investigations to determine the legitimacy of claims, provide detail reports on all activities of the subject under investigation.
    8. Observe and report suspicious activity, conduct inquiries to obtain and verify identity, location, and residence of the subject being investigated with little or inaccurate information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Senior Special Investigator Resume

Summary : Senior Special Investigator with extensive experience in investigations and the investigative management field. Regarded as an expert in managing the entire range of operations within a special investigations unit including strategy, fraud detection, outsourcing and vendor relationships. Recognized as a prudent decision-maker with excellent judgment and the desire and initiative to implement relevant and effective solutions.

Skills : Research And Development, Oral Research, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Article Writing

Description :

    1. Responsible for ensuring the security of lottery operations, and conducting investigations to enforce applicable state laws and regulations pertaining to the distribution and sale of Louisiana Lottery Corporation products.
    2. Assists in the development of regulations to ensure the security of lottery documents, materials, and equipment. Conduct investigations that may be related to violations of the Lottery Corporation Law or violations of the Criminal Code.
    3. Investigations may be in response to complaints from the public related to sales or claims.
    4. Conduct general intelligence investigations or other internal investigations that may arise from allegations or complaints regarding Lottery employees or operations.
    5. Collects evidence and coordinates investigations with appropriate law enforcement agencies (federal, state and local) and district attorney's offices.
    6. Works in a cooperative manner with law enforcement and other organizations in order to gather information.
    7. Gathers facts through interviews, surveillance, records, research, working with informants, and interviewing victims and witnesses.
    8. Verifies accuracy and uses results of the investigation to use in subsequent actions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Special Investigator Resume

Summary : Lead Special Investigator experienced in investigative, administrative and clerical employment with extensive experience in customer service. Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, solve complex problems and interact effectively with staff, recipients, external agencies and sources. Works well independently, but also have a strong commitment to teamwork.

Skills : Customer Service, Investigations, SQL, ACCESS, Fraud Detection, Management

Description :

    1. Obtain information from collateral sources to verify factors of eligibility.
    2. Analyze data collected during the investigation and report findings to DES eligibility staff.
    3. Document investigative findings to justify eligibility determinations.
    4. Compose written reports of investigative findings & other correspondence requiring considerable discretion & judgment.
    5. Communicate with program recipients occasionally under adverse and threatening circumstances, draft and serve subpoenas and take sworn statements.
    6. Prepare written reports for administrative or legal proceedings. Research the documents and licenses provider to determine the provider type.
    7. Make outbound calls to credentialing departments to request any missing documents. Update provider's profile based on documentation provided.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Special Investigator - Full Time Resume

Summary : Special Investigator, successful in making strategic policy and procedural decisions and developing and implementing high profile initiatives to achieve department and company goals. To take initiative to demonstrate flexibility in a fast-paced environment, as well as detail-oriented skills demonstrate and exceed quality and productivity levels. Seeking opportunities to utilize all the skills in a challenging environment focusing on continuous growth.

Skills : All Microsoft Office Programs, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

Description :

    1. Responsible for independently conducting the full range of investigative functions on cases relating to Active Duty Military and Veteran's Health Care issues, Medical Evaluation Board, and Physical Evaluation Board procedures.
    2. Reported results of the investigations to the Director of Veterans Affairs - Veterans for America.
    3. Preparing for and conducting evidence collection, interviews, reports, and analysis.
    4. Ensured that the VFA special investigations and evidence analysis were executed in accordance with the VFA Board of Director's mandate, VFA policies, and procedures.
    5. Assisted the Director in coordinating with DoD, U.S. Army, and Congress to ensure the investigations were conducted and managed effectively across the nation.
    6. Responsible for the collection of investigative and analytic metric data for all VFA Project Managers, VFA Director of Veterans Affairs and VFA Board of Directors to be used for reports to DoD and Congress.
    7. Interface with local and national agency leads to ensure effective execution of the VFA Wounded Warrior Special Investigation program and to provide reports, as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Special Investigator Supervisor Resume

Summary : To work in the Professional area in positions of responsibility and decision making. To acquire the required knowledge and expertise to be able to contribute to the progress of the organization and simultaneously enhance personal and professional skills. Willing to work as a key player in challenging and creative environment.

Skills : Report Management System, Microsoft And Mac Proficient, Report Writing.

Description :

    1. Conduct personal interviews from a provided questionnaire to determine the suitability of employment for individuals seeking work with the U.S.
    2. Conduct interviews with persons as they relate to a subject's employment status including family, friends, employers, co-workers, neighbors, medical professionals and any other individuals connected to the subject.
    3. Develop new leads that give additional information about a subject applying for a position with the U.S.
    4. Obtain records from law enforcement agencies, educational institutions, courthouses, medical facilitates and financial institutions.
    5. Write a clear and concise report based on all the findings as it relates to a specific case in a timely manner.
    6. Conducted surveillance for specified cases, both fixed and mobile.
    7. Obtained video evidence, written statements, and documentation of subjects Completed timely, detailed reports of case activity.
    8. Performing accident investigation and reconstruction, background checks and surveillance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Special Investigator - Contractor Resume

Summary : Special Investigator seeking a challenging work environment, that provides a lot of responsibilities and to contribute towards the growth of the organization and self by achieving short-term and long-term goals by utilizing the leadership and managerial skills and keep inventing ways to improve the given work environment.

Skills : Investigative Skills, Research, Report Formatting, Microsoft Office, Communication

Description :

    1. Conducted comprehensive background investigations on behalf of federal agencies, the United States military, and national security organizations, including coverage of suitability, loyalty, and security matters.
    2. Interviewed multiple sources and obtained pertinent records/documents in order to obtain the facts needed to establish the honesty, integrity, character, and qualifications of individuals who aspired to positions of public trust and national security.
    3. Drafted succinct, detailed, and unbiased reports based on interviews and gathered information.
    4. Demonstrated proficiency in handling a large, complex workload, and utilized organizational and time management skills to meet challenging deadlines.
    5. Provided field training to new investigators and peer reviews of less senior staff.
    6. Assigned special investigative projects (Yankee White Clearance, Presidential Rank Awards, etc.) on the basis of excellent performance quality, and the ability to discreetly handle sensitive, personal, and classified information.
    7. Assist with training of new investigator hires, through shadow training.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Special Investigator - Part Time Resume

Headline : Special Investigator with over six years of experience in government and investigations, combining in-depth criminal and legal knowledge with operational experience, client reconciliations, and cross-functional communication abilities. Additional experience in business management, including Human Resources, budgeting, scheduling, contract compliance, and staff training.

Skills : Investigations, Customer Service, Medical Research And Development, Oral Research

Description :

    1. Provided timely, objective, and verified background information on defendants.
    2. Conducted open-ended interviews with witnesses and other sources of information.
    3. Located and retrieve tangible evidence and other relevant paraphernalia.
    4. Completed comprehensive descriptive reports of work accomplished.
    5. Successfully managed a large caseload Used initiative, ingenuity and resourcefulness to complete investigation.
    6. Testified in district criminal court as needed.
    7. Interviewed subjects of investigation and references for federal background investigations. Obtained records from law enforcement agencies, courts, employers, schools, and landlords to verify federal applicant information 
    8. Followed strict requirements to maintain the security of personally identifiable information (PII) Served as a field trainer for new investigators.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Special Investigator/Specialist Resume

Summary : To attain a position with a progressive company that will utilize the education, experience, law enforcement and insurance industry contacts as part of their ongoing effort to fight fraud. To Leverage and hone the analytical and people management skills and to deliver efficient and reliable solutions to critical and complex litigation problems.

Skills : Leadership Development and Mentoring, Planning Public Relations, Public Speaking

Description :

    1. Responsible for the investigation of referred claims.
    2. Personally investigate a bodily injury, property damage, auto thefts, medical payments, uninsured motorist bodily injury, and other comprehensive claims.
    3. Investigate the legitimacy of the loss, the presented damages and the providers of the care presented.
    4. Route the findings to the claims department with the recommendation for either normal claims handling or for review by a manager.
    5. Investigations include conducting in-person interviews, clinic inspections, clinic investigations, body shop inspections and investigations, prior claims history, work history, and scene investigations in determining the legitimacy of the claims assigned.
    6. Presented and promoted law enforcement's prosecution on matters where fraud has been perpetrated in the presentation of the claim.
    7. Testified in criminal trials and represented the company in small claims court on the findings of the assigned claims investigations.
    8. Provided training to the company's new employees for the claims department on the detection of red flags in their claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters of Business Administration

Special Investigator Resume

Summary : Seasoned Special Investigator versed in serving high threat areas, including overseas. Served for 9 years in the United States Armed Forces, including several combat tours in Afghanistan. Federal Law Enforcement Agent skilled at identifying and documenting cases of potential security and safety hazards.

Skills : Executive Protection, Law Enforcement, First Responder, Report Management System, Microsoft And Mac Proficient

Description :

    1. Conduct suitability, national security, and internal investigations for the U.S.
    2. Prevent crimes through careful observation and investigation of suspicious and unusual behavior.
    3. Investigate crimes, offenses, and damage to federal property. Run personnel recruitment background investigations and interview potential job candidates.
    4. Assist in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
    5. Deliver thorough and accurate verbal and written reports of investigations, and testify in court as required.
    6. Performed employment background investigations for current and new hire employees as it pertained to the United Kingdom.
    7. Conducts a variety of government background investigations for security clearances Clients served to represent 105 different government agencies.
    8. Interviewed applicants, employment & education references, friends & neighbors. Reviewed personnel, security, law enforcement & court records Wrote comprehensive reports of investigation 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science