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TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator

NOTE: Candidates must meet the minimum requirements for the position at the time of applying.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree.

STARTING SALARY: Between $3,777 - $4,344 a month. Salary offers above the minimum depend on the experience, education, skills, and knowledge
preferred for the position.

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Current Vacancies

NOTE: The application window for these positions has already closed. The information provided below is intended for candidates involved in the current selection process. 

3 Open Positions

Field Agent
Hancock/Hamblen counties

Field Agent
Cheatham/Dickson counties

Fire Investigations
Claiborne/Union/ Campbell/Scott/ Fentress/Anderson counties

Job Details

Special Agents conduct criminal investigations including, but not limited to, violent crime, drug violations, conspiracies and organized crime. Agents interview individuals, seize property, handle evidence, attain information contained in computer databases, and arrest suspects.

Fire Investigator Job Details

Conducts investigations of fire scenes with a focus on determining possible arson or explosives related criminal activity. Conducts interviews and interrogations, arrests suspects, and may operate surveillance equipment. Maintains regular contact with law enforcement agencies and witnesses to gather intelligence and conduct investigations. Prepares investigative reports to be used by the District Attorney General’s Office and/or U.S. Attorney Office for prosecution.

1 Open Position

West Tennessee

Job Details

Conducts polygraph examinations regarding allegations of criminal conduct at the request of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

2 Open Positions

Shelby County

Job Details

Special Agents conduct criminal investigations including, but not limited to, violent crime, drug violations, conspiracies and organized crime. Agents interview individuals, seize property, handle evidence, attain information contained in computer databases and arrest suspects.

4 Open Positions

2 - Shelby County

2 - Madison County

Job Details

Conducts fraud investigations on healthcare providers who obtain improper payments for services rendered (or not rendered) to TennCare recipients, along with allegations of elder abuse.

2 Open Positions

1 - Davidson County

1 - Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, or Washington County

Job Details

Conducts investigations in which computers, cell phones, or digital media were used during the commission of a crime.

Hiring Process Outline

DATE PROCESS STEP
January 20 - 26 Positions Open For Applications
January 27 First-Round Interview Link Sent
February 2 - 26

Situational Judgement Test Link Sent: Situational Judgement Tests (SJT) are verbal simulations of realistic encounters one may experience within the daily job duties/tasks of a criminal investigator. The test asks respondents to rank-order multiple alternatives that are various behaviors that may be taken to address the work situation described in the question. The end goal of an SJT is to reveal the respondents ability to make decisions in uncertain situations and thus predict future behavior in similar situations.

March 1-2 Application/Interview Responses Received
March 3 Background Confirmation Meeting Invitations Sent: This is a meeting held to discuss an applicant's answers to the background questions.
March 9 - 10 Background Confirmation Meetings Held (Virtual)
March 10 - 11 Panel 1 Interview Invitations Sent
Week Of March 15 Panel 1 Interviews Held (Virtual)
March 19 Panel 2 Interview Invitations Sent
March 24 - 25 Panel 2 Interviews (Virtual)
April 6-May 14 Background Investigations Conducted
April 19 - May 14 Polygraphs Conducted
May 26 Psychological Tests Administered
May 25 - June 18 Psychological & Physical Assessments Completed
June 24 - 25 Official Job Offers