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(Discover is HIRING 2023!) Get Paid $4,916.67 - $6,750 per Month to Screen New Hires from Home

Background Investigator Remote R25017

About This Role Discover. A brighter future. With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover. Job Description Discover is seeking an experienced background investigator to join a team of 6 responsible for rendering employment eligibility decisions for all roles and placements within the organization. Investigators work in a high-volume, regulated space handling sensitive and confidential information. Verbal and written communication skills are critical. Successful investigators are detail oriented, multi-taskers with a comprehension of legal jargon. Responsible for the screening of new hires, contractors, internal transfers, and other visitors as needed to ensure security and safety of employees and facilities. Responsible for adhering to multiple federal and state regulations regarding employment eligibility decisions completed on multiple components including, but not limited to, criminal, credit, education, employment, and drug screening. Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management. Responsibilities

  • Conducts employment eligibility investigations by obtaining information to support adjudication decisions in line with federal, state, and corporate requirements.

  • Communicates adverse findings and conducts appropriate internal and external follow ups.

  • Coordinates security aspects of the Background Investigations program in line with industry practices. Identifies and communicates process improvement activities for the program.

  • Leads Security aspects of cross-functional case reviews.

Minimum Qualifications At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Associate's Degree in Human Resources, Security and Intelligence, Finance, or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in Human Resources, Corporate Security, Risk Management, or related field

Preferred Qualifications If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Security and Intelligence, Pre-law, or Finance (JD highly preferred)

  • 6+ years of experience in Law enforcement, Pre-Law, background investigations, Human Resources, Corporate Security, Risk Management, or related field

  • CFE, CPP or similar

  • Business Writing – Ability to write clear and cohesive sentences and draw justified conclusions from research.

  • Communication – Ability to speak with and document conversations with external applicants, internal business partners, and third-party resources.

  • Organization & Time Management – Ability to independently multi-task in a high volume environment and manage priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Legal & Regulatory Comprehension – Ability to read, understand, interpret, and apply legal statutes under federal, state, and local law, including bills and public acts.

  • Computer Technology – Working knowledge of basic computer hardware and software, including, managing files/folders, using software applications, copying and pasting, creating/saving files in different formats, and uploading and downloading attachments. Ability to use and manage online communication tools. Internet skills including ability to perform online research.

What are you waiting for? Apply today! All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management. Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights)

** This role gets paid an estimated: $59,000 - $81,000 a year

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