Application for Investigative Unit Agents

If you are looking for an exciting career and a rewarding future in Private Investigations with good benefits and limited travel, the Investigative Unit at Affiliated Investigations Corp. is looking for qualified men and women to become investigative agents.

If you have an interest in joining our Investigative Unit read the information below; when finished, e-mail your name, address and phone number.


  • Investigative Unit Agents are assigned cases related to their Investigative field.
  • Investigative Unit Agents are the backbone of the Investigative Unit by completing their assignment in a timely and professional manner, enabling the senior investigator to accept new cases.


New agents cannot receive a permanent appointment until they have satisfactorily completed TEN basic investigations in their investigative field.
In addition, agents will receive training in laws, regulations and investigative techniques related to their investigative field.


The Investigative Unit has offices in Cincinnati OH, Saratoga Springs NY and New York City. The size of the area served by each of these offices varies according to the cases assigned.
Applicants must agree to move their residence to the area where they are permanently assigned.
Agents will occasionally be assigned to areas away from their residence. These assignments will usually be for a short duration. The agent is reimbursed for lodging and meal costs during this time in accordance with Affiliated Investigations Corp. travel policy.


High school education, G.E.D. or equivalent; 12 months training or experience in private investigations; valid driver’s license; must pass polygraph, psychological, physical examinations and background check.


The starting base pay for an agent is currently $18.05/hour. Forty-five cents per hour of shift differential pay is added for hours worked between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Authorized overtime (over 40 hours/week) will be paid at 1.5 times the hourly rate. Agents may request pay or compensatory time for overtime hours.


Sick Leave

40 hours each year

Paid Vacation

40hrs after 1 year of service
80hrs after 5 years of service
120hrs after 10 years of service
140hrs after 15 years of service
160hrs after 20 years of service

Personal Days

24 hours per year


5 paid holidays per year

Life Insurance

Provided after one year of service at no cost to the employee.


To place your name on the Investigative Unit recruitment list via email, please provide your name, home address and home phone number.

The Investigative Unit administers a written entrance examination for the position of Investigative Agent only once every two months. The applicants that take and pass this entrance exam will be placed on a waiting list to fill any future openings.

If you have what it takes, the Investigative Unit would appreciate the opportunity to consider you for employment.

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