Careers and Employment Opportunities

Announcement


The APA is now seeking competitive candidates for the position of APA Editor-in-Chief to assume responsibilities in 2015.  

 

All aspirants should express their interest by submitting a self-nomination packet to the APA National Office by August 1st.  The packet should include a description of qualifications.  The APA Board of Directors will review all packets received by the deadline, and make a selection at their regularly scheduled meeting in September.


Candidates should be aware that:

1. A competitive selectee will have a demonstrated familiarity with the content of past APA publications. 

2. The position will include a modest stipend.

3. Past editors reported a commitment of about 400 – 500 hours per year to complete all responsibilities.

4. The current Editor will work with the selectee to ensure a seamless transition.


The APA Editor-in-Chief has the Constitutional responsibility for the production and delivery of APA publications, including four annual issues of Polygraph, six of the APA Magazine, and others as approved by the APA Board.  The following is a summary of the responsibilities attendant to this position.  



The quarterly journal Polygraph


1. Gather or accept articles for publication in the journal, with an adequate mix of topics of interest and useful for our readers.

2. Coordinate the peer-review process, using associate editors or others.

3. Notify authors of the acceptance or rejection for each article.

4. Edit each accepted article, with appropriate correspondence and communications to make necessary changes in text, tables, organization and references.

5. Provide reference materials to authors and others who need it for professional purposes.

6. Assemble each collection of articles for publication as an issue, with running titles, sequence, and customary editorial marks.

7. Proof the final draft from the Managing Editor.  

8. Ensure consistent editorial standards are enforced.

9. Communicate with the printer to ensure timely delivery of the journal.

10. Approve new advertisements, including public service ads, for suitability, text, and layout. 

11. Coordinate with the National Office and advertisers to ensure paid advertisements are current.

12. Arrange for release of copyright for quotations, and reprinted articles.

13. Arrange for translations as needed.


Bi-Monthly APA Magazine


1. Solicit, gather or accept articles for publication in the APA Magazine, with an adequate mix of topics of interest.

2. Edit each article to assure brevity and continuity of style.

3. Prepare sections for each issue on training sites and dates, activities of officers of the APA and their committees, announcements of APA training events and the annual seminar, publish professional announcements, and list applicants for membership.

4. Publish proposed constitutional changes far enough in advance to meet the requirements for notice.



Operating Description


1. Attend all meetings of the Board of Directors.

2. Select the printer for all publications.

3. Prepare books, monographs, and pamphlets for the APA as directed.

4. Provide research material in support of the APA amicus briefs, legislative hearings, testimony, policy statements, and public relations.  Do the same for affiliated state and regional associations.

5. Appoint Associate Editors and a Managing Editor, with approval of the APA Board.  Maintain experts in a variety of topics to review articles in their fields.

6. With the Managing Editor, established closing dates for the magazine and journal. 

7. Answer general correspondence sent to the APA, or if appropriate, forward to the National Office or APA officers for a response.

8. Establish fees of periodical subscriptions, back issue sales, books and pamphlets.

9. Other duties at the direction of the APA Board.

 


 

 

POLYGRAPH EXAMINER POSITION OPEN in Denver Colorado


Proof Positive Polygraph, LLC 

Requirements: Graduate from APA Approved school, Minimum 2 years experience, minimum of 100 Specific Issue Exams. PCSOT is an advantage.

Both Full and Part time positions open

Competitive salary and benefits, DOE    

Resume to: steve@proofpositivetesting.com or call: Steve Daniels @ 303-805-1039

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voir Dire International Polygraph is seeking polygraph examiners to perform testing in the U.S.


Gary J. Hale, d.b.a. Voir Dire International Polygraph is seeking polygraph examiners to perform testing in the U.S. Must be a graduate of the federal DODPI/NACA. Please send your resumes with certificate of graduation to examinerhale@hotmail.com - or call me at 832-865-7659. Start date estimated MAY 2014.


 

PAE seeks Polygraph Advisors  in Mexico.

 

 

The ideal candidate will serve under the Merida initiative, in support of DoS and other agencies providing professionalization of the Mexican Penitentiary System at the federal, state and municipal/local levels. The USG and GOM have agreed to initiate national reforms for improvement in the Mexican Federal Penitentiary system, with the objective of assisting the GOM in significantly reducing the levels of violence in the local, state and federal correctional facilities. 

 

We seek both part time and full time Polygraph Advisors.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and provide a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for conducting polygraph examinations in the Mexican Law enforcement community. 
  • Instruct in polygraph procedures and best practices to Government of Mexico (GOM) polygraph examiners. 
  • Assist GOM agencies in assessing their current programs. 
  • Provide technical advice to polygraph programs on equipment procurement and case management systems. 
  • Coordinate the attendance of Mexican polygraph examiners at training events and seminars.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen 
  • Must have the ability to possess/maintain Secret Security Clearance 
  • Fluent or native Spanish speaker (FSI 3/3 proficiency or equivalent rating) 
  • Must have graduated from a Polygraph program at a school accredited by the American Polygraph Association. 
  • Must have at least five (5) years as a polygraph examiner in the US, with a demonstrated track record of accomplishment, preferably with a law enforcement entity. 
  • At least three (3) years law enforcement experience as a polygraph examiner at an APA accredited school, with a demonstrated track record of accomplishment. 
  • It is preferred that the individual have at least two (2) years’ experience as polygraph trainer at an APA accredited school. 
  • Must be able to be medically cleared to perform on contract.

Link to apply:

 

https://careers-pae.icims.com/jobs/7258/polygraph-advisor/job?in_iframe=1



Current Employment Opportunities


Part-time Examiner - Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Police Department is look for a Part-Time/Temporary Polygraph Examiner to assist with our hiring cycle. 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. Significant related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. Two years of full-time responsible experience in polygraph examination.

Possess, or obtain upon hire, a valid Colorado driver’s license. To view the full job posting and apply for the position please visit www.springsgov.com on the Human Resources/City Jobs page to fill out an online application.  


 

PCSOT Examiner - Colorado

RSA Polygraph in Lakewood, CO is in search of an examiner that would be interested in working with the sex offender population here in Colorado.  We will provide all necessary training and requirements (with pay) in accordance with the Sex Offender Management Board of Colorado for the right person.  If you are interested in this position please contact the Director of Polygraph Services, Deborah Benke, at deborah.benke@rsacolorado.com or call 303-232-1971.

[posted 13 August 2013]


Polygraph Examiner

SAIC has an immediate full-time opening for a “team oriented” Polygraph Professional to conduct polygraph examinations in accordance with federal standards for an Intelligence Community Customer located in Springfield, Virginia. The successful candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America and he/she must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance, a Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years of polygraph related experience. In addition, the applicant must be federally certified or eligible for re-certification in accordance with federal regulations. Moreover, the candidate selected must be able to communicate effectively with Military, Government and Civilian personnel at all echelons and perform well under pressure in a stressful environment. Furthermore, the Polygraph Examiner must be able to utilize office automation technology to provide timely reports in support of Customer requirements.

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy & environment, critical infrastructure, health and cyber security. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions® SAIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified candidates should apply to Polygraph Examiner/Analyst (Job Number: 330456) via www.saic.com. [posted 5 August 2013] 

Part-time Polygraph Examiner - New Mexico Department of Corrections

The New Mexico Department of Corrections is seeking a certified Polygraph Examiner to conduct pre-employment examinations as well as administrative/IA examinations. The locations for the examination will by and large occur in two different locations when the IA investigation is required; however, the majority of the examinations (pre-employment) will be conducted in Santa Fe, NM at the Corrections Academy. If interested, please contact Larry Stebleton/Bureau Chief – Office of Professional Standards at larry.stebleton@NMCD.nm.us or by phone at (505) 841-4275.
[posted 4 August 2013] 

 

 

East Coast Polygraph Examiner Opportunity

E-merging Technologies Group, Inc.’s (ETG’s) Government Services Business Unit is seeking Polygraph Examiners in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to conduct pre-employment examinations in support of various law enforcement and public safety agencies.   No travel is required and multiple positions are available.   Testing will be conducted at ETG’s East Coast Polygraph Testing Facility in Reston, Virginia which is one of the most advanced polygraph testing and Quality Control (QC) centers in the United States.

Successful candidates will screen police, fire and public safety applicants using the Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Test (LEPET) technique or similar formats.  Examiners must be able to adapt to 100% real-time QC reviews and standard operating procedures that are based upon federal requirements and guidelines.  Examiners will work as 1099 employees and will be paid per session.

CRITERIA: Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience administering polygraph examinations and two (2) years of experience administering LEPET type polygraph examinations.  A valid polygraph license through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation is required.    The examiner must be a full member of the American Polygraph Association or the American Association of Police Polygraphists or, in lieu of either of these memberships, must be a graduate of the National Center for Credibility Assessment.   The examiner must possess experience using computerized polygraph instrumentation and software, preferably Lafayette Instrument Company products.

Examiners must undergo a comprehensive criminal records check and must complete a familiarization and evaluation process before conducting examinations.    

If you are interested in these positions contact Ms. Lauren Baker at 571-528-6035 or email your resume to lbaker@etg1.com.  For more information regarding ETG, visit our website at www.etg1.com

 


 

West Coast Polygraph Examiner Opportunity

E-merging Technologies Group, Inc.’s (ETG’s) Government Services Business Unit is seeking Polygraph Examiners in the San Francisco Bay Area to conduct pre-employment examinations in support of various law enforcement and public safety agencies.   No travel is currently required and multiple positions are available.   Testing will be conducted at ETG’s West Coast Polygraph Testing Facility in Redwood City, California  which is one of the most advanced polygraph testing centers in the State of California.

Successful candidates will screen police, fire and public safety applicants using the Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Test (LEPET) technique or similar formats.  Examiners must be able to adapt to 100% real-time QC reviews and standard operating procedures that are based upon federal requirements and guidelines.  Examiners will work as 1099 employees and will be paid per session.

CRITERIA: Candidates must have prior experience administering polygraph examinations for law enforcement or public safety applicants.   The examiner must be a member of the American Polygraph Association, the American Association of Police Polygraphists or the National Polygraph Association.   The examiner must possess experience using computerized polygraph instrumentation and software, preferably Lafayette Instrument Company products.

Examiners must undergo a comprehensive criminal records check and must complete a familiarization and evaluation process before conducting examinations.    

 

If you are interested in these positions contact Ms. Lauren Baker at 571-528-6035 or email your resume to lbaker@etg1.com.   For more information regarding ETG, visit our website at www.etg1.com

 


 

Federally Qualified Polygraph Examiners

 

E-merging Technologies Group, Inc. (ETG) has multiple immediate openings for federally qualified polygraph examiners to conduct polygraph examinations for Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customers located in the Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Norfolk VA and San Diego, CA metropolitan areas. Both full time and part time positions are available and examiners will work as 1099 Independent Contractors.  The successful candidate must possess an active or recent Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and must be a graduate of the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) or its predecessors.  Applicants must have a minimum of two years of experience as a federal polygraph examiner. Experience utilizing the Lafayette LX4000 computerized polygraph instrument is preferred.

 

 

In business for over a decade, ETG is a successful small business servicing a broad range of clients ranging from the largest government customers to Fortune 100 clients across the world.   Our firm’s Government Services Business Unit provides a wide spectrum of intelligence, counterintelligence and security operations support for Intelligence Community and Department of Defense agencies.  If you are interested in these positions contact Ms. Lauren Baker at 571-528-6035 or email your resume to lbaker@etg1.com.  For more information regarding ETG, please visit our website at www.etg1.com.

 


 

If your agency has employment opportunities, please contact us via our contact page or contact the National Office Manager at manager@polygraph.org.

 

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