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CACI International New College Graduates- Entry Level Background Investigator- Capital Region in Rockville, Maryland

New College Graduates- Entry Level Background Investigator- Capital Region

Job Category: Service Contract Act

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Continental US


If you're a recent graduate, there is no better place to start your career than CACI! We are hiring Entry Level Background Investigators, and we offer a full training program to teach you what you need to know about becoming a credentialed Background Investigator. Qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain Top Secret clearance.

At CACI, background investigation is more than research and reports; it's your chance to contribute to the safety and security of our nation in the company of colleagues who value trust and integrity above all else. CACI fosters a culture based on integrity, strong ethics, quality, and professionalism. Our staff has been an industry-leading provider of federal background investigations since 2004 and employs full-time and part-time investigators in all 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Conduct comprehensive interviews with subjects, employers, associates, references, and other knowledgeable individuals and review appropriate records to obtain facts to resolve all material issues in a case or to establish the background, reputation, character, suitability, or qualifications of the subject under investigation. Document all information and submit a detailed report of investigation within a strict required timeline.

  • Attend a four-week intensive virtual, online training with additional in-field shadowing and multi-week mentorship with a Senior Investigator

  • TDY opportunity at locations across the U.S. for 2 or more weeks in duration

  • Opportunities to work on multiple field investigation contracts

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years of general experience demonstrating progressive responsibility in problem solving, planning and organizing work, and communicating effectively orally and in writing.

  • You are comfortable learning new technologies and working within several different programs and systems every day to perform your job

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a favorable determination based on a T5 Background Investigation

  • A sense of mission in support of national security initiatives

  • An impeccable work ethic, integrity, and can-do attitude

  • A current driver’s license, reliable personal vehicle, and willingness to extensively travel locally on a daily basis dependent on assignment location

  • A home office equipped with high-speed Internet ($50 monthly internet stipend is provided)

  • A personal computer compatible with Microsoft applications (e.g. Word and Excel)

  • Ability to walk, type, sit, or stand for long periods of time

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, such as typing detailed, extensive, and lengthy reports and includes:

  • Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

  • Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.

  • Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material that is appropriate for the intended audience.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Clearance: Active Top Secret Clearance based on a T5

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

This posting is for a position covered by the Service Contract Labor Standards (SCA). The pay and benefits provided for this position will meet or exceed the minimum required amounts detailed in the wage determination issued by the Department of Labor and made applicable to this position, as incorporated into CACI’s government contract for the work location.

Since the position can be worked in more than one location, the rate shown is the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors. The actual rate will be based on contract, location and job classification.

Minimum Req uired Hourly Wage:

$23.30

There are a host of other factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographical location, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (https://careers.caci.com/global/en/employee-benefits) .

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