Job Details

On Call Background Investigator

City of Tigard, Tigard, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/30/2020

SALARY: $31.92 - $31.92 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 01/07/20

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Are you ready to join Tigard Police Department's recruiting team, helping the department select a diverse and highly qualified team of Police Officers? TPD, like many agencies, is experiencing big change. One of the driving forces of that change is retirement, and with retirement comes new police officers - lots of them.

Every new hiring process includes extensive background investigations and we need your help! If you have experience in law enforcement or conducting background investigations for a law enforcement agency and are looking for part-time, on-call work, this position is for you!


Conducts comprehensive background investigations on police officer candidates.
Prepares written reports to present findings and recommendations.
Travels to candidates' homes and former employers to conduct interviews and review documentation using personal transportation.
Analyzes various court and consumer reports in consideration of factors related to employment.


Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience as a law enforcement officer OR with a law enforcement agency conducting background investigations.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid driver license and a satisfactory driving history.

Background Check:
Successful candidates must be able to attain a CJIS clearance and pass a comprehensive background investigation.


Important information:
Must submit resume and cover letter, complete application not required.
A release/waiver must be notarized and submitted with your online application. Download the required waiver form here:

How to apply: Apply online by completing the City of Tigard employment application and attaching the release/waiver. All application materials must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the closing date online. This job is open until filled.