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Credit Checkers
District Of Columbia

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Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. Telephone or write to credit departments of business and service establishments to obtain information about applicant's credit standing.

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Currently Employed: 30

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Compile and analyze credit information gathered by investigation.
  • Contact former employers and other acquaintances to verify applicants' references, employment, health history, and social behavior.
  • Obtain information about potential creditors from banks, credit bureaus, and other credit services, and provide reciprocal information if requested.
  • Interview credit applicants by telephone or in person to obtain personal and financial data needed to complete credit report.
  • Examine city directories and public records to verify residence property ownership, bankruptcies, liens, arrest record, or unpaid taxes of applicants.
  • Prepare reports of findings and recommendations, using typewriters or computers.
  • Relay credit report information to subscribers by mail or by telephone.

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