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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The overall mission of the Investigator position is to create a safe environment for employees, contractors, and visitors, as well as prevent or minimize losses to the Project. To achieve this, the major functions of this position include the investigation of crimes against the Project, the investigation of violations of the Project’s internal policies, and conducting Personal Risk Assessments (background investigations).  Confidentiality is required, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with individuals of all levels, both inside and outside of the organization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Investigates all criminal acts perpetrated against the Project.
  • Establishes sound relationships with SRP Employees, Management and Departments, allowing for a collaborative approach to complex issues in which Security is a component.
  • Makes presentations regarding security issues, to include the results of investigations, both criminal and administrative.
  • Assists management with investigations and security related issues.
  • Conducts assessments on potential threats to the Project and/or its employees and contractors, including both external and internal threats, with an emphasis on personnel safety relating to high risk terminations, insider threat, and workplace violence.
  • Conducts physical security surveys of SRP facilities and, as needed, employee homes.
  • Conducts background investigations on all new hire candidates, renewing employees, and anyone requiring unescorted access at an SRP facility.
  • Provides International Travel Services for SRP employees traveling abroad; maintaining updated knowledge on industry technology utilized; and creating accurate and timely plans and protocols. 
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies regarding security issues and requirements.
  • Maintains evidence and evidence log to preserve continuity of evidence for court.
  • Testifies in court regarding investigations.
  • Writes reports on any of the above requiring documentation.
  • Provides armed security protection for the Project.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervision or management.


Completion of an Associate's degree, Apprenticeship, or 60 college credit hours from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the law enforcement professions, with an emphasis in prior investigative experience.


Must have and maintain, in the State of Arizona, the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act (LEOSA) certification; or obtain, and maintain certification within 6 months of hire. Must be psychologically qualified to carry a firearm.


Senior Level Investigator requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience at Level 2; and certification as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Threat Manager (CTM), or 4 years’ experience at Level 2 and no additional certification/s.

Additional Information

  1. Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  2. Ability to analyze information reported by various sources, and determine action to be taken with reference to criminal acts, violations of company policy, or background investigations.
  3. Knowledge of sources of information concerning background investigations and Arizona Public Information laws governing the release and use of that information.
  4. Knowledge of methods used by criminals to perpetrate crimes and mitigation methods (crime prevention) to reduce or eliminate crimes to SRP employee and assets.
  5. Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other types of standard software products; experience utilizing databases to create, store and analyze data; and understanding of open source intelligence tools (OSINT).
  6. Ability to conduct interviews and interrogations, as appropriate.
  7. Ability to learn, review, and provide analysis from industry and security technology products and systems.
  8. Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, including the justification of use of force as it applies in the corporate sector in Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) Title 13. Maintain certification in Arizona under the provisions of the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act (LEOSA).
  9. Ability to work with minimal supervision (self-motivation) and exercise proper assignment and time management skills.




Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 12865


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law.

Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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