Many people assume their employer has to pay for their security clearance, but if you’re working for a defense contractor, that’s not the case. Only the government currently pays for background investigations, with costs paid out to using appropriated funds. Employers do carry incidental costs related to maintaining a personnel security program, including employing a Facility Security Officer or maintaining a SCIF – but keeping individuals cleared isn’t one of the costs.
Security Clearance Myths: You Can Pay for Your Own Background Investigation
December 7, 2020December 7, 2020 | | 0 Comments | 2:25 pm