I was hoping there were some CSRA BIs that could answer some questions for me about the security clearance process. I was recently hired by CSRA as a Background Investigator. The recruiter I’m working with at CSRA doesn’t seem to know the security clearance process. He says that he predicts that I will be given a start date in November after OPM clears me. Since it’s TS, do I initially get an interim security clearance as they continue the investigation for my TS? I haven’t been contacted by OPM yet or been given the chance to fill out an SF-86 but I’ve done all the pre-employment steps with CSRA (including drug test).
Could anyone shed some light on the process? My recruiter at CSRA has done a poor job thus far and any clarification would be helpful.