Independent Contractor Opportunities

Current Contractor Openings

  • Independent Contractor – Ft. Meade, MD; Orlando, FL; Boston, MA; and Pittsburgh, PA
    The self-employed Independent Contractor Background Investigator will conduct national security public trust pre-employment background investigations, focusing on providing a quality case report in a timely manner to the IDS customer. IDS is recruiting Independent Contractor Investigators with at least 1 year investigative experience. At least 1 year experience conducting federal background investigations for federal agencies such as DoD, DCSA, or DHS is preferred. Independent Contractor Background Investigators will be compensated on a completed item basis, not an hourly rate.
Independent Contractors must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have the ability to pass a background check
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with proof of current auto insurance
  • Be willing to travel within a 65 mile radius from their home or office
  • Be properly licensed and insured (E&O)
  • Be self-motivated
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to professionally and effectively interact with a variety of individuals
  • Have a personal computer (minimum operating system of Windows 2000 or newer) with a full version of Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat version 5.0 or higher
  • High speed internet access
  • Other items to consider: paper shredder, fax machine, printer
  • Experience and Licensing requirements vary by contract

IDS is always looking for talented individuals to join our elite team. Even if you don’t see a current opening that meets your skills, please submit your resume here.

Who We Are Looking For

If you are interested in a company that has a team atmosphere, then join us at IDS. We believe in working together towards our common goal, providing our customers with quality products in a timely manner. Doing so helps IDS continue to grow and that in turn opens opportunities for all of our employees. We are driven by integrity and accountability so IDS is recognized as a leader in our industry.

Why Contract With Us

We offer a variety of contracts and types of investigative work to do, depending on your location and experience.

You pick your schedule and when you want to work.

Do you travel or snowbird? Our work is throughout the nation and may be available where you travel to.