Our office recently began "suitability" background checks on employees classified as "medium risk level" or higher. I understand EPA is spending $500 per person to have "suitability checks" each time we change position or whatever. No one really knows what these checks are about. We are not a military organization (as far as I know anyways).
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Within DHS we have multiple offices and components yet if you wish to transfer to a position within DHS you still need to undergo another suitability clearance. The vetting process (background & clearance eligibility review) costs the taxpayers a considerable amount of money – not only for the investigation but also for the possible idle time spent by employees awaiting clearance results. The Office of Personnel Management... more »