Investigator / Behavioral Specialist in Washington, DC at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Job Description

Job Code: 91187824203

Category: Administrative

The Investigator / Behavioral Specialist supports the client’s Global Security Investigations team through the completion of complex cases and projects including but not limited to; workplace violence, asset and supply chain theft, misconduct, and unauthorized facility access.

The investigator will conduct interviews, collect data, and report findings in a confidential and professional manner. Collaboration with internal teams and law enforcement agencies is vital to the successful completion of all investigative assignments.

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. Represent the core values of integrity, vigilance and excellence.
  2. Perform security-related investigations using the appropriate internal tools and processes.
  3. Collect investigative information for; workplace violence issues, asset and supply chain theft, unauthorized facility access, vehicle prowls, trespassing, misconduct, and Non-Disclosure violations.
  4. Conduct interviews with subjects and witnesses.
  5. Perform analytical and metric database tasks.
  6. Partner with the client’s internal investigative group and law enforcement agencies, as needed.
  7. All other duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Hiring Standards:

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

  • 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.
  • 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.


A four year degree is preferred; a combination of investigations experience and education will be considered. Five to eight years of experience in leading, conducting, and coordinating large and complex investigations related to workplace violence, internal employee issues, and theft is required.

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

  • Strong investigative techniques, basic forensic/media analysis and evidence handling proficiencies.
  • Able to classify and differentiate criminal investigation elements.
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Able to manage multiple investigations concurrently.
  • Strong project and time management skills.
  • Able to work independently and complete cases and projects in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work within a fast paced and high pressure environment.
  •  Computer skills; Microsoft Office.
  • Computer forensic and recovery experience is preferred.
  • Able to promote cooperation through innovative techniques, resourcefulness, and strategic thinking.

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:

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, and controlled substance testing.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers. 
  • Manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment. 
  • Close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • May require regular use of vehicle to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Respond to on-call situations and work extended hours, as needed.
  • Travel, as required.