Careers and Employment Opportunities

Michael Baker International

  Polygraph Examiner



The Field Polygraph Examiner will be managed by the DS Headquarters Polygraph Program Manager in accordance with the guidelines set by the Director of Diplomatic Security.   




·        Conduct polygraph examinations in strict accordance with both 12FAM250 and RSO’s polygraph Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). 

·        Conduct Counterintelligence Scope polygraph examinations under the supervision of the United States Embassy Regional Security Officer in charge of vetting.   

·        Identify and neutralize foreign intelligence efforts and terrorist activities directed against the U.S. Embassy Kabul and U.S. Government institutions and installations in Afghanistan.

·        Engage in vetting-related services and perform all other duties as assigned by the RSO vetting office.

·        Administrative functions such as the preparation of final polygraph reports, preparing monthly statistical reports of all examinations conducted, briefing embassy personnel when directed by the RSO vetting office, testifying at administrative hearings and boards of investigation when required and completing required bi-annual training will comprise 100 percent of the incumbent(s) time.

·        Conduct polygraph examinations that satisfy all requirements adhered to by the federal polygraph community as established by the American Polygraph Association (APA) By-laws and Standards of Practice.

·        Forward all completed examinations for Quality Assurance (QA) to the Office of Counterintelligence Counter Terrorism Vetting (CCV) at DS Headquarters.  In exigent circumstances QA can be conducted by a DS examiner on site followed by confirmation by CCV.   No examination is considered finalized until the QA process has been completed and results are received by the RSO vetting office.

·        Polygraph examinations will be conducted at the United States Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan and other U.S. Government installations in Afghanistan.




·        Must be a United States citizen; possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI.

·        Successful graduation from an APA accredited training program in polygraph techniques.

·        Should be a member of, or obtain membership in the American Polygraph Association. 

·        Must possess a valid United States passport.

·        Minimum of three years of experience in conducting both criminal specific, and or counterintelligence polygraph examinations and be familiar with all accepted polygraph protocols routinely used by the Federal polygraph community. 

·        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 

·        Basic knowledge and understanding of the organization of the United States Intelligence Community as well as other widely recognized United States Federal Investigative Agencies.

·        Experience administering polygraph examinations utilizing interpreters is desired but not required.

·        Must be able to obtain Department of State Medical clearance.  Will be subject to random drug testing.

·        Must be willing to travel overseas extensively.

·        Must be willing and physically able to accomplish duties and responsibilities without support in a physically demanding site.

·        Knowledge of the operations and organization of the Department of State is preferred but not required.










Personnel Department

~ Excellence in Personnel Services ~


Interview and Interrogation Specialist III - T10511-201504


Apply at:



SALARY:               $29.93 - $36.09 Hourly

$2,394.40 - $2,887.20 Biweekly

$62,254.40 - $75,067.20 Annually


OPENING DATE: 04/10/15

CLOSING DATE: 04/30/15 05:00 PM



Interview and Interrogation Specialist III positions conduct complex interviews andinterrogations

involving the use of polygraph instruments for determining truthfulness; provide expert

testimony in court; perform complex special investigative or research work; write reports;

perform minor maintenance and repair of polygraph examining equipment; and perform other

duties as assigned.


• Some Interview and Interrogation Specialist III positions may require bilingual communication

skills for which they may receive additional pay.

• Interview and Interrogation Specialist III employees must be available for call-back after

normal work hours for which they may receive call-back pay.



You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION: Successful completion of an American Polygraph Association (APA) accredited

polygraph training course.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of full-time experience administering polygraph examinations or the

administration of 100 polygraph examinations.


• Three years of law enforcement investigative experience, which includes interviewing and

interrogating suspects, may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of one year of the required


• Applicants may be required to provide a complete copy of 3 specific polygraph examinations

they have administered (1 truthful, 1 deceptive, 1 inconclusive) at the time of interview.


• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.

• Computer experience.

• Experience with LX 4000/5000 instrumentation.

• Membership in a professional polygraph association.


• Proof of APA accredited polygraph training course completion.

Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to

attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax:

(619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel

Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the

title of the position for which you are applying.



Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the

supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are

successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable

education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met.

Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during

the next one year. For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate

qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.



PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all

screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to

the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion

of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference

checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of

Investigation and/or the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report.

Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph

examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully

completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs or inadequately

explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts

in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or

termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied

contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel

Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they

may miss employment opportunities.

Rev. 3 – April 10, 2015 (New Recruitment Date)



1200 3rd Ave., Suite 300, MS 51P

San Diego, CA 92101       Recruitment #: BR-T10511-201504

Class #: 1715




The City of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who

require testing accommodations may call (619) 236-6358. To obtain this information in

alternative formats, persons with disabilities may call (619) 236-6467 or for TTY (619) 236-6776. 


City of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Title:

Polygraph Examiner

Closing Date/Time:

Thur. 04/09/15 11:59 PM Mountain Time


$4,748.00 - $5,935.00 Monthly

Job Type:



Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation


Police Department - City of Colorado Springs, Colorado


Colorado Springs Police Department



The City 

Learn about the City of Colorado Springs as an employer and what our beautiful city has to offer as a place to live and work by clicking on this link: This information may change annually. 


Polygraph Examiner 


As a Polygraph Examiner, you will conduct polygraph investigations of suspects, witnesses, and victims of criminal activity. You will also conduct polygraph investigations as necessary for pre-employment and reassignment screening.


Typical Responsibilities


  • Administer polygraph tests and evaluate results to determine participant's truthful or deceptive responses
  • Formulate questions utilizing established techniques, rules, regulations, and formats
  • Interrogate participants who failed the examination; obtain confessions, admissions, and any other vital information pertinent to criminal investigations
  • Prepare a variety of written and verbal reports interpreting polygraph examination results; submit to City staff and outside agencies as requested and appropriate
  • Prepare, maintain, and update a variety of files and records associated with polygraph examinations and results; ensure compliance with applicable federal and state guidelines
  • Conduct pre-employment screenings for some City departments and for reassignment of department personnel to certain internal units
  • Ensure that polygraph equipment is functioning properly
  • Testify in court as an expert witness regarding polygraph examination results


Examples of Job Competencies 


Knowledge of: 

  • Methods and techniques of conducting polygraph examinations
  • Principles and practices of polygraph result evaluation
  • Methods and techniques used to interrogate exam participants
  • Principles and practices of criminal investigations
  • Operational characteristics of polygraph equipment
  • Methods and techniques of filing and recordkeeping

·        Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations  

·        Modern office equipment including computers




Ability to:

  • Prepare and maintain various files and records related to polygraph investigations
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing


This position requires you to be on-call for criminal investigative polygraphs. 


The background check for this position includes a polygraph examination and fingerprinting. 


Applicants that have used marijuana within 18 months from the date of their application submission will not be eligible for hire. More information about the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Marijuana Use Policy can be found at 


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in psychology, criminalistics or a related field and graduation from an institution accredited by the American Polygraph Association.

Three years of full-time responsible experience in polygraph examination.

Possess, or obtain upon hire, and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license.

Polygraph certification.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience in polygraph examinations in a law enforcement agency.

Experience working as an interrogator.


Additional Information

Please visit and click on ‘Apply for a City Job’ > ‘City of Colorado Springs Job Openings – Apply Now’ button to complete an online application. All job applicants will need to create a new login and online application (unless you already have a NEOGOV/ user ID and password).
Completing your application in full, including the entire work experience section, will assist Human Resources (HR) in the applicant screening process. Your application may not be considered if all of the information requested for each employer you list is not provided.
Our NEOGOV application system does not allow you to edit your application after it has been submitted for a position. If you want to make changes, you may submit another application prior to the position’s closing date and time listed in the job posting. HR will review the last application you submit for a position.


If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.


To view the status of your application, go to


Equal Opportunity Employer






Custom & Border Protection is seeking Polygraph Examiners with Full-Time availability. Please apply online at:

Locations Available: Tucson, Yuma, AZ; Long Beach, Los Angeles, Laguna Niguel, San Diego, CA; Miami, FL; Newark, NJ; New York, Buffalo, Champlain, Queens, NY; Dallas, Del Rio, El Paso, McAllen, Houston, TX; Seattle, WA; and Washington, DC

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of specialized experience performing duties such as:

 ·         Coordinating, planning, and administering polygraph examinations by selecting appropriate testing techniques;

 ·         Providing guidance to aid in investigative plans and strategies;

 ·         Identifying and collecting evidence, conducting witness and subject interviews and preparing reports of       investigations; and

 ·         Analyzing data collected to determine the results of the polygraph examination.

Additional Requirements:

You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position
You must successfully pass a background investigation
Selective Service registration 
Residency requirement




Follow U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the CBP Newsroom.


Lee County Sheriff’s Office- Fort Myers, Florida



The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (Ft. Myers) Florida, is accepting letters of interest and resumes for a full time Civilian Polygraph Examiner who graduated from an APA accredited polygraph school.  Salary is $39,067-$75,000 plus state retirement.  Must have as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree or two (2) year college degree AND proof of three (3) years investigative experience (including interrogation and interview) or five (5) years investigative experience in Law Enforcement (including interrogation and interview) and a high school diploma. Directed Lie Screening Test experience is preferred.



Interested examiners must send a letter of interest along with a resume to or contact Cari Turner at (239) 477-1323 for any questions.



Capital Center for Credibility




The Capital Center for Credibility Assessment Corporation (C3A) is recruiting Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners to conduct polygraph examinations for the U.S. Government as Contractors with C3A.


C3A was awarded a five year contract with a large Federal Agency and is currently conducting LEPET examinations in CA, AZ, NM, and TX.  Just recently, C3A was the sole awardee of a task order to conduct polygraph examinations within a 400 mile radius in NY and NJ. C3A was awarded this contract due to our ability to provide the desired services within the specified time lines.


C3A is also recruiting Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners to conduct contract polygraph examinations for the Department of Defense.  If C3A is awarded a of this contact the contract examiners would be expected to run TES examinations at the following locations:   Baltimore, MD, Virginia Beach, VA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, San Diego, FL, and Pearl Harbor.


C3A is Owned and Managed by Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners who have managed large Federal Polygraph Programs and have been in the Federal Polygraph Community for over 30 years.  See our website at for more information about us.


Come work with people who KNOW WHAT YOU DO and DO WHAT YOU DO.


Please contact us at: 


LAPD will be hiring one, possibly two Polygraph Examiners in the near future. The Job is scheduled to be advertised sometime after February 27th and the recruitment will only be for two weeks. Please visit for additional information.



Excellent job opportunity for the right person in the southeast US.

Looking for an examiner who is fairly new to polygraph so they are willing and able to replicate my work with Sex Offenders.  You need to have good communication skills, typing skills, and interrogation skills- the rest can be taught.  The job requires traveling approximately 2-3 weeks/ month, so you need to be in a place in your life where your absence will not be a burden to you or others.  This is contract work; there are no benefits. 

For a highly motivated person, wanting to work hard, this could be a very lucrative opportunity over time.  If this is a good fit and you have interest, I will consider your assuming ownership of my very large, highly respected polygraph business over a 5-10 year plan. 

To protect my identity and client base, I will communicate via email until I have a prospective person that seems promising.

Please send CV/ questions to:


Ruiz Protective Service, Inc. has been awarded a five year contract to conduct polygraph examinations throughout the southwestern United States. 

We also have availability in the following locations:

a)   New York City, New York

b)    Newark, New Jersey

c)     Miami, Florida

d)    Atlanta, Georgia

e)    Boston, Massachusetts

f)      Chicago, Illinois




1.     NCCA Certification or certification from any of its predecessor programs. 

2.     Available to work in Texas (Dallas, El Paso, Austin or Houston), California (Los Angeles or San Diego), Arizona (Phoenix) and possibly Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

3.  Two years of experience conducting polygraph examinations

4.  Conducted at least 200 polygraph examinations since graduation from NCCA or its predecessor programs.  



1.     Very generous pay per examination. 

2.     Examiners will be paid immediately upon government accepting their work as acceptable.   

3.     Substantial support by company to minimize the examiners’ work burden.   

-RPS will schedule all examinations

-RPS will perform most of the clerical duties often conducted by the examiners at other companies.

4.     Flexible work schedule designed to accommodate your availability.  Some examiners may choose to work only a few days and other may choose to work substantially longer periods that may eventually lead to full time positions. 

5.     If you are located out of town RPS will handle all your travel arrangements. 

6.     RPS will not require you to sign an exclusive agreement prohibiting you from working for other competing companies.   


For immediate consideration submit your resume, contact information and NCCA Certificates to or contact:


Hector Ruiz




FedSys is seeking Polygraph Examiners with Part-Time or Full-Time availability for contract work starting September 2014 and going through June 2015. Please apply online at or email if you have questions before applying.

Location of Work: Houston, TX and/or San Diego, CA

Requirements Include (but are not limited to): 

·         At least two (2) years as a polygraph examiner in the US 

·         Experience as a polygraph examiner with a law enforcement entity is preferred  

·         Conducted a minimum of 200 polygraph examinations 

·         Continuous biannual completions of 80 hours of continuing education 

·         Certified Polygraph Examiner with the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) 

·         Certification from NCCA is required for the duration of employment

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with it. 


FedSys, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other criteria the consideration of which is made impermissible by applicable law

Anna Bianco 

Senior Recruiting Manager

11781 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy.

Suite 270

Fairfax, VA, 22033

Direct Line: 571-303-1810

Mobile: 703-622-1705


Fax:  703-413-0586





BlueLaw International Seeks Federal Polygraph Examiners 

In support of its five-year government contract, BlueLaw International seeks qualified federal polygraph examiners to conduct LEPET exams in the Southern Border States. Over a five- year period, estimated work on this contract is as many as 5,000 – 7,000 exams annually. To meet this requirement, BlueLaw anticipates hiring an additional 50 examiners over the next year. All examiners are required to go through a background investigation and participate in an eight-day training/internship on the LEPET exam prior to conducting exams. Initially all positions will be part-time, however, BlueLaw anticipates offering an option to transition to full-time based on excellent performance. Level of effort is flexible based on examiner preference. BlueLaw will schedule all exams and provide all equipment. All exams will be conducted at BlueLaw facilities. Qualified examiners anticipating availability to work between now and September 2015 should apply.

Immediate Recruiting Needs 

BlueLaw is currently seeking examiners able to start as early as Oct 1st, 2014 with availability to work between Oct 1st and Dec 31st. Exams will take place in Houston, TX and/or San Diego, CA. Travel stipend available for those not local to these areas.

Minimum Qualifications 

·         US Citizen  

·         Federal Polygraph Examiner certified with NCCA 

·         Conducted a minimum of 200 polygraph examinations 

·         Two years of experience as a polygraph examiner 

·         Current on NCCA certification including completion of 80 hours of continuing education every two years  

How to Apply 

Recruitment is ongoing. Please submit your resume and NCCA certificate to




Kristy Ogamba 

Manager | BlueLaw International 

Mobile: 202-341-6970


BlueLaw International 

302 Hickman Road, Suite 201 

Charlottesville, Virginia  22911 

Office: (434) 322-0219




StellarPeak Corporation seeks examiner

StellarPeak Corp. is a Veteran Owned Small Business located in McLean, VA.  The company provides government services to the IC and DOD in the areas of Security, Systems Engineering, Intelligence Analysis, Language, and Training.   The company’s VP of Programs, Robert Grimsland, is former senior government polygraph and security official.  The company is currently recruiting for federally certified polygraph examiners for a proposal effort for the US Government.  You can read more about the company at

PositionPolygraph Examiner

Type:   Full-Time

LocationWMA and/or CONUS

Clearance Required:   TS/SCI eligible with CI-scope poly.

Description:  Position is contingent on contract award.  Position supports an IC organization’s Personnel Security and CI Program.  Duties involve conducting initial and reinvestigation polygraph screening examinations, with occasional specific issue examinations, on applicants and industrial contractors at various locales within the US.



  • ·        Education:  Bachelor’s degree
  • ·        Graduate of the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCAA) or predecessor organization
  • ·        4-8 years of prior federal polygraph examiner experience
  • ·        DOD polygraph  certification  within the past few years
  • ·        Well versed in various polygraph examination formats to include screening and specific issue
  • ·        Knowledgeable of foreign intelligence , counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and law enforcement techniques
  • ·        Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport with applicant and industrial candidates
  • ·        Strong elicitation skills in order to develop relevant personnel security and CI related information during examinations.
  • ·        Strong written and oral  communication skills





Equal Employment:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin



E-merging Technologies Group, Inc. is seeking contract Federal Polygraph Examiners to conduct examinations in support of several of their U.S. Government contracts.


IMMEDIATE locations: Washington, DC Metropolitan Area


FUTURE locations pending contract award: Baltimore, MD; Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA; Pearl Harbor; Florida,


TRAVEL: Some travel may be required. No deployments are involved.


CRITERIA: Candidates MUST be a graduate of NCCA (or its predecessor) and a federally certified polygraph examiner with a MINIMUM of two (2) years’ experience conducting LEPET, CI scope screening, specific issue, criminal or expanded-scope polygraph tests. Must meet NCCA defined continuing education (CE) standards before beginning work or provide NCCA approved plan to satisfy federal certification requirements. Candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interview and elicitation skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.


CLEARANCE: Must hold an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance (SCI has to be within 24 month scope).


For more information or consideration please e-mail your resume to ETG Recruiting Servicesat:





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