Careers and Employment Opportunities

If your agency has employment opportunities, please contact us via our contact page or contact the National Office Manager at

Please ensure your email includes the announcement (not to exceed 250 words), a start and end date for posting on the website and any applicable contact information. All postings for polygraph examiner employment opportunities are provided free of charge.


Current Opportunities

The City of Los Angeles is currently accepting applications for Polygraph Examiner. We would appreciate your sending this to student/alumni groups who may be interested.
The requirements to apply are:
  1. Graduation from an approved Polygraph school accredited by the American Polygraph Association or completion of a U.S. Government Polygraph Training Program; and
  2. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units in an accredited college or university.
Duties include: Polygraph Examiners administer polygraph examinations to police candidates, sworn and civilian employees seeking assignments to specialized units, and suspects or witnesses in criminal investigations using computerized polygraph instruments; and, as appropriate, interview and interrogate suspects, victims, witnesses and other persons involved in City related investigations; prepare written reports in order to document polygraph examination questions and results, and testify in court as an expert witness.
To apply please visit: 
For additional questions, please contact: (213) 473-9311.




 RSA Polygraph

1410 Vance Street, Suite #211

Lakewood, CO  80214



RSA Polygraph is seeking to hire a polygraph examiner.  Our agency works mainly with convicted sexual offenders.  Requirements are as follows:


.           You must have a Bachelor’s Degree

.           completed an APA accredited school of polygraph

.           completed the PCSOT (Post-Conviction Sex Offender Training)


We provide on-the-job training and supervision to meet the Sex Offender Management Board of Colorado (SOMB) requirements.


If interested, please contact Matthew Smith or Deborah Benke at 303-232-1971, or e-mail your resume/qualifications to, or


The Polygraph Management Branch of the National Reconnaissance Office is recruiting former federal polygraph examiners to work as independent contractors in Northeast Texas, Northern Virginia, and Northern Colorado areas.  Current federal certification and experience conducting counterintelligence polygraph examinations are required.

If interested contact Michael Rhodes at (703) 488-4774 or


US Government - NSA
"The job announcement for NSA Polygraph Examiner has been posted on the website.  Please keep in mind that candidates must have four years of investigative/interviewing experience for consideration as well as a four year degree from an accredited college or university.  If they lack the investigative experience, the entry level Counterintelligence Investigator position has also been posted on the website."

Also need to be US citizen with no Foreign National Relations in the immediate family)

The below is cut from the web page:




8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 1100,

Landover, MD 20785-2269



Title:                       Polygraph Instructor Subject Matter Expert (NCCA)

Location:            Fort Jackson, South Carolina



Works independently providing the National Center for Credibility Assessments (NCCA) Credibility Assessment (CA) mission capabilities in Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (PDD) Instruction, Continuing Education (CE) instruction, Quality Assurance Program (QAP) Support and CA Research and Development at Fort Jackson, South Carolina




  • Support instruction branch by teaching courses within the PDD program under the technical direction of the Chief, Instruction Branch, and respective course managers.  Report to assigned classroom or laboratory monitoring suite at the time and for the duration indicated on published schedules and conduct teaching assignments in accordance with (IAW) NCCA PDD program curriculum
  • Prepare classroom lectures, presentations, assignments, assembling training materials, preparing proctoring and grading written examinations
  • Mentor PDD students on all aspects of the PDD program major blocks of instructions
  • Monitor and prepare written grade sheets on and verbally debrief each assigned student on each laboratory IAW NCCA laboratory grading policies and procedures
  • Deliver or assist in delivering CE courses at NCCA to support federal polygraph programs in achieving their requisite 80 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Support CA Research and Development by collecting data through testing new CA technology or techniques under the approved protocol of the investigating Research Scientist or project investigating officer
  • Support Operations Branch by updating Countermeasure (CM) and CM II course materials, reviewing and analyzing CM data, inputting CM data in the CM database and delivering CM and CMII course and evaluating methods and techniques is use by foreign polygraph programs
  • Support QAP Branch by compiling and categorizing QAP inspection polygraph findings, reviewing and identifying negative trends in polygraph examinations conducted in the federal government discovered during Comprehensive Examination Review (CER) site visits; compiling and categorizing QAP polygraph references and policies; compiling, editing and organizing all polygraph related classes used in the Polygraph Oversight and Practices Symposium; review and organize CER inspection reports; conduct various surveys of the federal polygraph community.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Minimum one (1) year experience in teaching/training federal polygraph examiners on polygraph pre-test interview, post-test interview, polygraph test data collection, polygraph test data analysis, polygraph instrumentation, test question construction, specific issue and/or counter-intelligence scope polygraph testing
  • Be computer literate (Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Possess clear, competent technical writing skills.
  • Possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that will enable them to immediately perform the duties and responsibilities of this position
  • Strong training and communication skills.
  • Currently possess an active TSI/Poly Security Clearance


Education and Experience:


  • Be a graduate of NCCA or an NCCA predecessor school (e.g. CIA Polygraph School, Army Polygraph School, DoD Polygraph Institute, Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment).
  • Five (5) years of experience as a federally certified polygraph examiner.
  • Federally certified within the past three (3) years.
  • Maintain federal certification throughout the period of performance.


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Lie Detectors UK the UKs largest independent lie detection company
invites applications for the position of:

Polygraph Examiner

Salary: 1.000 – 1.500 GBP Monthly

Minimum requirements:


-       Graduate from an approved APA polygraph academy

-       Work permit for the UK

-       Minimum of 200 examinations

-       Knowledge in security policy & procedures

-       Proficient in briefing and oral presentation

-       Proficient in non-technical writing

-       Experience with interviewing individuals on security suitability issues

-       Graduate from an approved APA polygraph academy

-       Minimum two years of investigative experience and/or federal security work roles

Valid driving license and own car

As polygraph examiners work in a potentially confrontational environment on a daily basis, and must have excellent interpersonal and representational skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Apply online by email to
For more information and to apply please visit or

Kind Regards
Jason Hubble
Lie Detectors UK
117a St Johns Hill
Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3PE

United Kingdom.


Lie Detector Test Limited based in London, UK
invites applications for the position of:
Polygraph Examiner

Salary: 8.000 - 10.000 GBP Monthly

Minimum requirements:

- DoD/Federal Polygraph Examiner Certification
- Possess an understanding of DoD security regulations, FOIA, and the Privacy Act
- Knowledge in security policy & procedures
- Proficient in briefing and oral presentation
- Proficient in non-technical writing
- Experience with interviewing individuals on security suitability issues
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
- Minimum two years of investigative experience and/or federal security work roles

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in any field from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0, an interest in and aptitude
for polygraph examiner work, excellent oral and written communication skills, and possess a valid UK driver's license.

Polygraph Examiners work in a potentially confrontational environment on a daily basis, and must have excellent interpersonal and representational skills, and the ability to work independently,
as well as part of a team.

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume.
For more information and to apply please visit

Kind Regards
Adam Rangotis
Lie Detector Test Ltd,
5 Percy Street
W1T 1DG London
United Kingdom
Tel. 020 3129 68 00



Senior Polygraph Examiner – Kansas City, MO.
Job ID: 306557
Directorate: National Security 
Division: Systems Engineering and Integration
Group: Operational Safeguards and Logistics
Start Date: 4/28/17 to 6/1/17
Job Description
Serves as a field polygraph examiner with the DOE Polygraph Program and conducts Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CSP) examinations in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations (10CFR Parts 709), the Federal Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (PDD) Examiner Handbook, and other guidance on polygraph examinations as prepared by DOE and National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA). The incumbent is expected to be a graduate of the NCCA.

This is as a full-time (average 40 hours per week), project-specific position. Future project funding and exam workload changes could result in a change of duty location. This position is based in the Kansas City, MO area
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, in criminal justice, security management, or related field, plus 9 years of investigative or security experience, or an advanced degree plus 6 years of experience.
- Work experience must include at least 4 years in the counterintelligence polygraph field or in several polygraph fields.
- Position requires successful completion of an initial 6 – 12 week training period at the Albuquerque Test Center (ABQTC) location in Albuquerque, NM and at least 25 exams under the supervision of a mentor/monitor during the training period. 
- Within 6-12 months from the date of hire, the incumbent is expected to be current with regards to the continuing education requirements of the Federal Polygraph Continuing Education Certification Program.

Preferred Qualifications

- Graduate of the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) PDD Program.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" security clearance, special accesses, and have already completed or have the ability to successfully complete a counterintelligence scope polygraph.
- General Polygraph knowledge and expertise through subject areas such as, law enforcement, counterintelligence investigations, pre-employment applicant screening, and/or polygraph testing.
- Knowledgeable of the federal polygraph standards and able to interpret and apply standards to all federally recognized testing formats.
- Knowledgeable of the current federal test data analysis (TDA) criteria and able to independently and objectively implement TDA procedures.
- Proficient in determining employment of polygraph countermeasures and the use appropriate of measures to counter them.
- Knowledgeable of current polygraph theory and principles; and associated aspects of human psychology and physiology.
- Proficient in the use of the Lafayette computerized polygraph instrument.

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain a federal security clearance in a timely manner. Which requires: 
* U.S. Citizenship 
* Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B. 
* Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).



invites applications for the position of: 

Polygraph Examiner- Click HERE to download link

An Equal Opportunity Employer














Phoenix, Arizona



$27.65 - $40.22 Hourly



The Polygraph Examiner position is responsible for the completion of polygraph examinations to determine applicant and employee honesty and integrity in accordance with AZPOST standards, and additionally, to provide an investigative tool for internal and criminal investigations as required by administrative, criminal investigators and prosecutors.



Minimum education and/or experience:   

High School diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience with investigations and applied investigative interviewing or polygraph examinations. A polygraph school certification from an American Polygraph Association accredited school.

NOTE:  Certification must be from an APA accredited polygraph school.


Preferred education and/or experience:

Preference may be given to those with polygraph experience in the law enforcement/police polygraph field.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   

This position requires considerable knowledge of psycho-physiological aspects of polygraph and considerable knowledge of the following: polygraph techniques, polygraph chart analysis and interpretation; mechanical and other technical aspects of polygraph examination; knowledge of interview and interrogation techniques; good knowledge of supervision practices with the ability to direct the work of others. Experience using Microsoft applications i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook.


Specialized training, certifications, or other special requirements: 

A valid Arizona driver's license, or the ability to obtain one, is required at time of hire. The following training will be provided on-the job: FEMA NIMS – IS 100 and 700; OSHA training; ADP payroll training; PREA training. Prior to hiring, the Sheriff's Office requires that all candidates successfully pass a polygraph examination and background investigation.



Review applications, background questionnaires and case reports.  Conduct pre-examination interviews.  Compile and prepare the question format for polygraph examinations.  Conduct polygraph examinations in a timely manner.  Conduct post-examination interrogation, if necessary.  Evaluate completed examination graphs and prepare reports.  Research case law in reference to each respective examination.  Operate, maintain and calibrate the polygraph equipment.  Perform other duties/tasks as assigned by the supervisor.  Be present at work site to perform assigned tasks at the time and date scheduled/assigned by the supervisor.



The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified.  Those selected will be assessed based on evaluation of listed education and experience.  The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.


Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.

PLEASE NOTE: All internal and external applicants who accept a position in the Classified Service will be required to serve a 12 month initial probation period (at-will). 





Capital Center for Credibility Assessment

The Capital Center for Credibility Assessment Corporation (C3A) is recruiting Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners to conduct polygraph examinations for the U.S. Government as Contractors with C3A.

C3A was awarded a five year contract with a large Federal Agency and is currently conducting LEPET examinations in CA, AZ, NM, and TX. Just recently, C3A was the sole awardee of a task order to conduct polygraph examinations within a 400 mile radius in NY and NJ. C3A was awarded this contract due to our ability to provide the desired services within the specified time lines.

C3A is also recruiting Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners to conduct contract polygraph examinations for the Department of Defense. If C3A is awarded a of this contact the contract examiners would be expected to run TES examinations at the following locations: Baltimore, MD, Virginia Beach, VA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, San Diego, FL, and Pearl Harbor.

C3A is Owned and Managed by Federally Trained Polygraph Examiners who have managed large Federal Polygraph Programs and have been in the Federal Polygraph Community for over 30 years. See our website at for more information about us.


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