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Background Screening Investigator
Ref No.: 17-15473
Location: Marlboro, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Background Investigations Supervisor / 7 months / Framingham MA
Job Summary
  • Assists the Background Investigations Supervisor (BICS) with clients federal and state background screening/investigation employment and labor laws, policies and regulations. Conducts investigations and research, gathers data, analyzes facts and helps in developing recommendations for action for Associates with adverse background check results to ensure the highest level of execution on "pre” and "post” employment screening.
  • Provides assistance in the adjudication and notification processes and ensures timely execution and compliance by the store teams and HR partners.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Conducts a thorough and complete review of background check results according to company policies, applicable laws, regulations and procedural requirements.
  • Obtains, researches, investigates and reviews data from various sources and information systems and prepares reports and written summaries of findings for the BICS and Global Investigations and Safety leadership with recommendations regarding future employment status.
  • Provides recommendations and assistance to managers and partners on the research and results to ensure consistency and collaboration when adjudicating any adverse action in compliance with relevant policy, legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Submits "pre” and "post” adverse action documents and ensures field compliance through tracking and follow up to ensure the newly centralized background check process is executed at all levels.
  • Serves as backup to other Global Investigations and Safety functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Paralegal experience and/or extensive online research/investigative experience.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Superior organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in completing all tasks.
  • Positive attitude and solid work ethic.
  • Exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong follow through skills.