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Investigators, or Crime Scene Investigators, are called to the scene of crimes in order to ensure that all of the physical evidence is collected, preserved, and documented properly. Responsibilities highlighted on example resumes of Investigators include contacting complainants, victims, and witnesses in order to obtain descriptions of incidents; and using databases to extract information and documents in order to locate complainants. If Investigators are interested in pursuing CSI jobs, as many one day do, then they need to be able to list postgraduate work and a master's degree on their resumes.

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1

Staff Associate Investigator, Chemours

Titanium dioxide manufacturing facility in DeLisle, Mississippi. Site has nearly 900 on-site employees including [company name] and contracting company employees, and is the low cost titanium dioxide production site in all of Chemours. Site capacity exceeds 1200 tons per day of finished product. Current position encompasses both troubleshooting and problem solving of daily plant needs, as well as long term plant improvement testing, subsequent recommendations, and capital project technical lead roles.

  • Led capacity expansion testing, data analysis, recommendations, and project installation across several site areas
  • Implemented area variable cost reduction project, resulting in $2MM annual savings
  • Led vessel redesign project team to modify and improve vessel material of construction based on process conditions, saving $110M in vessel material costs
  • Chaired and led several Process Hazard Analyses and implemented process improvement recommendations
  • Created pump pressure drop model template and made recommendations for pipe sizing, placement and sizing of orifice plates, and nozzle type and size in several process systems to increase capacity and condensing/scrubbing efficiency
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
2

Investigator

Manage caseload of 15 to 20 case assignments completed within 2 weeks. Arrange interviews with sources and case subjects, review public databases, gather information from record providers including local law enforcement agencies, and provide contract services for SGS, US Department of Justice, and US Capitol Police.

  • Recognized for exceptional performance and dedication with Investigator-of-The-Month award two times in 2 year period.
  • Frequently volunteered to travel between Florida and New York to assist other investigative teams. Recognized as subject matter expert (SME) for voice recognition software. Serve as primary point of contact for US Office of Personnel Management.
  • Maintained 100% quality and timeliness metrics and completed minimum of 6 weighted testimonies daily during 30-day contract detail in Fort Lauderdale.
  • Well known for thoroughness, efficiency, effectiveness, and interpersonal skills to quickly build rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds and situations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Leadership
3

Fraud Analyst/investigator

Instrumental in building and evolving a comprehensive fraud and identity theft detection and prevention program for a Fortune 300 company. Key player in the development of this benchmark program for direct lending and undertook the vanguard position in legal follow through. Oversaw all aspects of prosecution.

  • Saved $50 mm over the course of three years by pro-actively analyzing student loans for fraud and identity theft.
  • Successfully brought 12 fraud and identity theft cases through prosecution at the federal level.
  • Increased departmental efficiency by 30% by refining procedures and instituting a streamlined case management system.
  • Custodian of records.
  • Mentored junior staff, creating a cohesive team environment.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
4

Warrant Investigator

Created a new process to generate additional revenue through late check-in fees

  • Reduced overall liability by upgrading procedures for fugitive tracking and apprehension
  • Reduced bond forfeiture fees by 80% and court costs by 40
  • Decreased investigation costs by implementing advanced data mining techniques
  • Enabled the company to make large high risk bonds through new progressive process controls
  • Facilitated cross-functional relationships with local law enforcement which resulted in shorter response times
  • Formulated new intake processes which decreased bond jumping to less than 2% overall
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Management
5

Child Protective Services Investigator

Provided in-home counseling services to families with children at risk of out-of-home placement due to abuse or neglect.

  • Investigated allegations of abuse, neglect and dependency, assessed the risk of harm to children and implemented protection plans.
  • Attended various court sessions.
  • Assisted children with behavior management to help correct and find alternatives to negative behavior.
  • Worked with parents to further enhance parenting skills.
  • Served on call 24/7, and conducted weekly home and school visits to assist families in crisis.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Counseling
6

Senior Investigator

Full-time Investigator retained by the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Responsible for conducting background investigations for government employees, member of the Military and contractors seeking or holding National Security and Public Trust positions.

  • Developed and maintained a schedule of Source and Subject interviews, developed additional contacts and activities, reviewed records, wrote and transmitted Reports of Investigation. Performed confrontational interviews and managed Personally Identifiable Information.
  • Trained and mentored new Investigators.
  • Served as a Site Inspector on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services / Department of Homeland Security contract.
  • Trained as an Investigator on the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency contract.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies Concentrations
7

Veterans' Services Officer - Investigator

Administered all internal operations for Veterans' Benefits pursuant MGL Ch. 115

  • Gathered, organized and prepared client budgetary materials for Veterans' Department
  • Assisted with area media relations and legislative outreach (Valor Act) with cities and towns
  • Set up clients in state system (VSMIS), updated records, processed payments to vendors
  • Customer service for walk-ins, well-being determinations and intra-agency referrals
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MBA
Management
8

Paralegal, Field Investigator

Assisted Attorneys in litigating property and habitability class and mass actions

  • Wrote complaints, declarations, and reviewed and prepared pleadings in preparation or trial
  • Propounded and responded to interrogatories, request for production, and requests for admission
  • Conducted witness interviews and documented their testimony
  • Conducted legal research and summarized findings in legal memorandums
  • Conducted field investigations related to Plaintiff's complaints
  • Conducted client interviews and initial intakes to assess validity of claims
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Finance
9

Sr. Fraud Investigator

Documented all investigated activities and prepared written reports of investigation findings.

  • Prepared evidence for presentation in court and testified in court regarding investigation findings.
  • Interviewed witnesses or suspects and took statements and coordinate investigative efforts with lawyers and officers.
  • Advised businesses or agencies on ways to improve fraud detection.
  • Gathered financial documents related to investigations.
  • Conducted in-depth investigations of suspicious financial activity, such as suspected money-laundering efforts.
  • Created and maintain logs, records, or databases of information about fraudulent activity
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Residential Child Care Investigator I

Performed social service duties in the specialized field of regulating childcare by ensuring safe placement practices with the objective of ensuring the meeting of general and specialized needs of children.

  • Worked under general supervision while simultaneously applying independent judgment and self-initiative to conduct child abuse/neglect investigations of children in 24-hour childcare facilities in accordance with laws, minimum standards, and department procedures.
  • Conducted and documented detailed interviews with victims, witnesses, and alleged perpetrators in order to conclude findings of the investigation.
  • Maintained professional and effective working relations while managing hostility and resistance in a professional, non-defensive manner.
  • Maintained confidentiality of case records.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice

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