Private Detectives and Investigators

Private Detectives and Investigators

Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Initiative * Independence * Persistence * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Write reports or case summaries to document investigations. * Search computer databases, credit reports, public records, tax or legal filings, or other resources to locate persons or to compile information for investigations. * Conduct private investigations on a paid basis.


Administrative & Support Services, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Finance & Insurance,

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