Investigations Careers

If You Are Looking For A Chance To Join A Company With A Stellar Reputation For Making A Difference In Our Nation’s Security, Paragon Is The Place For You.

The work of federal background investigators is critical to our country’s national security mission. If making a difference in our nation’s security while working for a company founded on integrity, performance excellence, and investment in the growth of its employees is important to you, then endless career opportunities await with the Paragon Investigations Sector.


Our employees have diverse profiles: veterans, retired police officers, trained armed guards, professionals, and experienced managers. Their backgrounds and strength of character are carefully vetted so when you join, you know that you have been selected and are among the best. We foster a culture of superior performance based on continuous improvement, reward and recognition programs, and advancement opportunities for our employees. We support and challenge each other to be our best, and our employees wouldn’t want it any other way.

Paragon Investigations Current Openings:

  • Field Investigator
  • Experienced Field Investigator
  • Independent Contract Investigator

Independent Contractor Openings

Independent Contractors (IC) partner with Paragon Investigations conducting background investigations for multiple federal agencies, to include several customers within the Intelligence Community. To be considered for IC positions, candidates must be trained to the National Training Standards (NTS) and have at least 12 months’ prior experience conducting Federal Background Investigations.  Additionally, candidates must have actively performed this work within the last 12 months. Work is available across the United States, to include US Territories.
If qualified for and interested in an IC position, please e-mail your resume to

Field Investigator

The Field Investigator (FI) directly supports national security and suitability investigations, focusing on performing background investigations on behalf of government clients. Investigators conduct interviews, perform research, retrieve records, and prepare reports of investigations in compliance with federal standards, all laws, and other required federal agency regulations. Investigators type comprehensive reports summarizing facts obtained from these field source interviews and record information and submit these reports for quality review and completeness. Field Investigators engage in dialogue on a regular basis with managers and representatives at contractor facilities, various U.S. Government organizations, and law enforcement agencies, to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.  Casework is performed throughout the FI’s geographic area of responsibility with travel to various places of employment, residence, and education, as well as law enforcement agencies, government facilities, and medical/mental health providers. Travel to other geographic locations (by car, plane, or other methods) may also be required as needed.

Experienced Field Investigator

To qualify as an Experienced Field Investigator, you must have conducted background investigations on behalf of a federal agency for a minimum of one (1) year within the past five (5) years. Those who have successfully completed a background investigators training course and are trained in compliance with the National Training Standards are preferred.

Other Positions

Click on the ‘apply today’ link above to find other positions related to the Paragon Investigations Program.