Team Lead – Investigations

Career Area: Investigations
City: Herndon
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Job Description

REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE:  Must have a favorably adjudicated and current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or active Secret Level Security Clearance based on a SSBI.  Date of last investigation cannot be older than 5 years


REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from four-year College or University

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  Experience in background investigations and/or knowledge of the Federal Investigative Standards (FIS)


  • Provide first line supervision to a team of Case Reviewers
  • Monitor cases assigned to unit to ensure compliance with delivery due dates and track submission of investigative leads. Check for quality and take necessary actions to complete cases
  • Prioritize cases where noteworthy or derogatory information is developed
  • Conduct second level review of team cases
  • Complete annual evaluations for team employees
  • Provide advice and guidance to field and post-field staff as well as training and mentoring of new team members
  • Provide counseling and disciplinary actions as needed
  • Maintain regular communications with team members to insure consistency
  • Timesheet approval to include leave management
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Thorough understanding of Federal Investigative Standards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism
  • High computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), database software, e-mail, Internet, IRMA