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Government Employee Background Checks

When Barada Associates was founded in 1979, we were one of the nation’s first employment screening businesses. Over the past four decades, we developed a reputation as the premier provider of human risk mitigation services, and today we are trusted to perform background check services for hundreds of companies across the United States.

What sets ourselves above the competition? We offer reasonable prices, quick turnaround times, quality work and unmatched customer service. Background checks, employment and education verifications and professional reference checks can protect your business from making poor hiring decisions and ensure it only hires qualified talent with a style and work ethic that matches your company’s environment and culture.

We service all types of industries, including government agencies. If you’re interested in our employee screening services, contact Barada Associates today for a free 15-minute consultation.

Dependable Background Checks for the Government Jobs

When you hire Barada Associates, you can trust that we’ll get the job done right and provide government agencies – whether at the local, state or federal level – with detailed background reports on all candidates, including government contractors. Government employees are in charge of handling sensitive information and taxpayer money, and they need to be trusted with this huge responsibility. Barada also performs background investigations for law enforcement and public safety personnel who work with the public on a daily basis.

When you hire Barada Associates for state or federal government pre-employment background checks, you can rest assured we’ll work closely with the agency and its human resources department to formulate a plan specific to its needs. We get to know your agency first, what it does, how many employees work there and what the job responsibilities are for the position you’re hiring for.

We know how busy government work is, and human resource departments simply don’t have enough time in the day to perform reliable employment screening on every candidate. Leave that job to the experts at Barada Associates. We’ve assisted hundreds of companies and government agencies across the United States with background checks. When you hire Barada, you’re hiring a company that has your best interests at heart.

What a Background Checks Consists of

A detailed background check for any government agency is mandatory considering the nature of the work they perform for their communities. Some of the areas we screen for include:

  • Court searches
  • Sex offender registry
  • Credit records
  • Verification of past employment and education
  • License and certification verification
  • Drug and alcohol screenings
  • Department of motor vehicle records

Criminal Background Checks

Because government employees work closely with the public and make decisions that affect their communities, knowing whether a candidate has a criminal record is essential. Our criminal history checks ensure you receive a rigorous criminal history report.

Barada works with leading employment law experts to ensure the background check is conducted in a legal, responsible fashion and that the information we provide our clients is fully compliant with federal, state and local laws and regulations.

During a criminal background check, we look at:
County-level criminal records
State and nationwide criminal records
Federal criminal records
Sex offender registries
Global homeland security searches

Our other services include:

Professional Skills & Cognitive Assessments

Professional skills and cognitive assessments can help you further identify whether candidates possess the temperament for certain positions and job responsibilities.

Drug & Alcohol Testing

It’s imperative to test that candidates for government jobs are not abusing or addicted to drugs and alcohol. Barada Associates’ substance-abuse screening services reduce workplace accidents by promoting a no-tolerance environment.

Academic Verification

Our academic verification services confirm your candidate’s academic credentials. This prevents you from hiring a candidate with inaccurate or misleading information.

Benefits of Employee Screening for a Government Position

Background checks are necessary to ensure a candidate is ethical and will demonstrate fairness and honesty in their government duties. Although a government job is a broad term that can relate to a number of positions, many government employees have access to sensitive information and need to be trusted with that responsibility.

Some of the duties of a government employees include:

  • Dealing with confidential information
  • Handling
  • Managing local or national security issues
  • Performing sensitive government work
  • Having security clearances

Contact Barada for Government Background Checking Needs

Securing the right information is essential to identifying the best candidates for government positions. When you hire Barada Associates for employee screening, you’re protecting your government agency and the community from poor hiring decisions.

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