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About the Organization First Advantage is the world's largest provider of comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to trusted information for making faster, more accurate people decisions.

Leveraging our advanced global technology platform and customer service experts throughout the world, we build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet the unique needs of over 45,000 client organizations. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA. First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Investigators synthesize research data compiled by other departments within Investigative Research and conduct their own supplemental public records research in order to write analytical summaries. Review all research results to confirm or reject the findings and, in coordination with Editors, make the determination of what information is ultimately included in the final written report that is delivered to the client. Occasionally conducts interviews with individuals determined to have knowledge of the subjects’ business histories for inclusion in the final report.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and investigate preliminary, database, litigation and verification data
  • Present analysis of data in concise written narratives within strict deadlines while conforming to standard phraseology and written standards
  • Conduct supplemental research via Lexis, Google, and directly contacting third parties; collaborate with other departments in developing supplemental data
  • Review and revise the contents of previously written reports for inclusion in newly updated and/or off-the-shelf reports
  • Confirm or reject litigation findings based on identifying information (for individuals and corporations)
  • Locate and suggest potential interview subjects in written reports and conduct interviews with individuals determined to have knowledge of the subjects’ business histories
Position Requirements

Job Qualifications


Undergraduate degree or equivalent required; degrees with a strong focus on writing and research (such as journalism, English, or history) preferred.


1-3 years of experience in a journalism- or due diligence-related position preferred, but entry-level candidates who demonstrate strong academic research and writing skills will be considered.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications

Computer-based research, writing, analytical skills needed; editing, journalism experience preferred. Previous experience using LexisNexis preferred. Strong computer-based research and writing skills required.



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Investigator  
Req Number OPE-21-00098  
Open Date 10/27/2021  
Location Remote  

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