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Experienced Covert Surveillance Investigator - PT

Company: Meridian Investigative Group, Inc
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type




Conduct covert field surveillance, with an emphasis on worker's compensation fraud and insurance fraud.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conduct covert field surveillance via both stationary and mobile surveillance.
  • Obtain professional quality video and photographic documentation of subjects.
  • Prepare and file comprehensive investigative reports using the information that was collected from surveillance investigations.
  • Upload video, photographs, audio files, and documents into case management system.
  • Conduct scene investigations, interviews, recorded statements, etc.
  • Prepare written and recorded Statements from in person interviews.
  • Provide legal testimony.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Setting up outside surveillance cameras for our Unmanned department when needed


    • Minimum 2-years' experience working as a licensed private investigator, performing field surveillance in workers compensation and insurance liability investigations.
    • Ability to conduct covert field surveillance assignments.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
    • Ability to provide legal depositions and testimony.
    • Ability to gather and organize evidence.
    • Ability to investigate and analyze information.
    • Knowledge of legal documentation procedures and requirements.
      • Valid state-issued driver's license.
      • Current auto insurance.
      • Possess or able to obtain Private Investigator license in the state where work is performed.
        • A reliable vehicle.
        • Smartphone with access to app store. Android OS7 or higher, Apple iOS 11 or higher.
        • Laptop computer with Microsoft Word, Windows, and wireless Internet connection.
        • Digital video camera, with upload capability, and accurate time and date stamp.
        • Covert camera.
          • As an hourly, non-exempt status employee your job may require extend work hours, and significant work travel. This includes occasional overnight travel, weekend and/or evening work, and working on holidays.
          • The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
          • The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
          • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
            • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
            • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
            • Work involves individuals to stay sitting/sedentary for long periods of time
            • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, exposure to the sun, and various days and hours of scheduled work.
            • Able to lift 45lb surveillance camera when needed.

              • Weekly Pay
              • Weekly Expense Reimbursement
              • Paid Travel Time
              • Vehicle Allowance
              • Fuel Reimbursement
              • Cellphone Reimbursement
              • Report Writing Pay
              • Break-Off Time Pay
              • Per Diem
                Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

                Salary Description

                Up to $35.00 per hour based on experience

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