Job Opening: Investigator

Dinolt Becnel & Wells Investigative Group occasionally has openings for Investigators. Our office is committed to improving cultural diversity and inclusion among our colleagues and throughout the community of private investigators. We seek candidates who share our commitment to providing the best representation to our clients. In recruiting members of our team, we welcome the full spectrum of humanity. We embrace the unique contributions that you can bring because of your background, identity, and personal experiences.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and seek a diverse pool of applicants in terms of race, ethnicity, nation of origin, culture, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, education, opinions, age, languages spoken, veteran status, disability, religion, and socioeconomic circumstance. We are interested in your talent, intelligence, dedication, persistence, and desire to see all people treated fairly and respectfully, no matter the allegation or circumstance. We especially encourage applications from black, indigenous, and people of color, and people from other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.

Job Description: Investigators are a critical part of any legal team. They must demonstrate considerable resourcefulness, initiative, creativity, self-motivation, tact, and discretion. The right candidates have excellent interviewing skills; the ability to review and analyze volumes of documents; and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with individuals in an array of contexts. Our Investigators must be able to maintain strong working relationships with the case attorneys and law clerks. Investigators have significant writing responsibilities, including comprehensive reports of client and witness interviews.

Minimum requirements: All of our Investigator positions require an undergraduate degree, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a highly ethical character, residence in either the D.C. or Baltimore areas, and at least one year of full-time experience conducting investigative or comparable interviews. Applicable interviewing experience can include fields like journalism, HR, EEOC, marketing, and social sciences. Qualified candidates must demonstrate experience interviewing, building rapport, and gathering/documenting information in dynamic and challenging environments.

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in Spanish, an active Virginia DCJS private investigator registration, and/or a graduate-level degree.

Salary range: $50,000 to $70,000 

Our Investigator positions are remote, full-time, and nonexempt. They include company-paid health insurance and a company-contributed retirement account. All candidates must pass a background check. For general information about working as a private investigator or private detective, see the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook.

To Apply: Message us through our Contact page for an email address where you can send you cover letter, resume, and a writing sample.


For general information about working as a private investigator:
Occupational Outlook Handbook


Please email us if you are interested in applying as a private investigator at our firm.