Recruitment #20-118-0304


NOTICE:  LCSO has a new electronic Applicant Screening Questionnaire that must be completed and submitted within 5 business days of the date you submit your application in order for your application to be considered for the position.  Failure to complete and submit the electronic questionnaire will disqualify you from this recruitment.


Job Description

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking professional, dedicated applicants for a part time Civilian Applicant Background Investigator position to work 29 hours per week. Major job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting background investigations for sworn and civilian positions.
  • Preparing correspondence and investigative reports.
  • Verifying references and past employment.

This position requires a flexible work schedule to include working evenings and weekends.

Job Requirements

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years Law Enforcement investigation experience. Preference given to applicants with experience in background investigations.

Special Requirements

Valid driver’s license. Must be a US Citizen or current 10-year resident of the United States. Successful candidate must pass a VCIN/NCIC written examination and become VCIN/NCIC certified within three (3) months of employment.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

All applicants must submit to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office a completed Applicant Screening Questionnaire with submittal of online application. Selection process includes review of application and applicant screening questionnaire, in-person interview(s), intensive background investigation to include fingerprinting, physical examination, and successful completion of polygraph examination.