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33-9021.00    Private Detectives and Investigators

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles     no matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    5 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    3 matches

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.

Tasks

  • Conduct background investigations of individuals, such as pre-employment checks, to obtain information about an individual's character, financial status or personal history.
  • Confer with establishment officials, security departments, police, or postal officials to identify problems, provide information, or receive instructions.
  • Obtain and analyze information on suspects, crimes, or disturbances to solve cases, to identify criminal activity, or to gather information for court cases.
  • Question persons to obtain evidence for cases of divorce, child custody, or missing persons or information about individuals' character or financial status.
  • Search computer databases, credit reports, public records, tax or legal filings, or other resources to locate persons or to compile information for investigations.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Interview people to obtain information about actions or status of individuals.
  • Observe individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence.
  • Use databases to locate investigation details or other information.