This recruitment will be used to fill current and future Background Investigator vacancies. This position is designated as UNCOVERED. The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Director of the Department of Public Safety. Application period may close without notice when a sufficient number of applications is received.
Under general direction, the Background Investigator is responsible for completing confidential background investigations of applicants under consideration for hire by the Department of Public Safety by gathering, compiling and analyzing relevant facts. Performs related work as assigned.
Preferred qualifications: A minimum of five (5) years investigative experience in a law enforcement and/or military agency.
Must possess a valid Arizona driver license by hire date.
May be required to travel to perform certain work functions.
Cannot be employed with another law enforcement agency concurrently.
Must pass background investigation.
WORKIN CONDISTIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must complete an examination process. A polygraph and background investigation are required for successful applicants. All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
In order to apply you must go to the DPS website.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to benefit-eligible employees in cooperation with the State of Arizona.
• Accrued vacation pay and sick days
• 10 paid holidays per year
• Deferred compensation plan
• Top-ranked retirement plans
• Affordable medical, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance plans
• Employee Assistance, Peer and Family Support Programs
• Bus Cards (Subsidized partially by the State)
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
This classification participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
To learn more and see a complete list of the job openings at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, visit our website at www.azdps.gov. You may also contact us at (602) 223-2290.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.