Piracy Surveillance Job We Are Currently NOT Contracting Investigators
Please read before applying
The following will help you figure out if you:
1. Are a good candidate for this job and
2. If you have what it takes to succeed. Success = Paychecks
Most people will quit shortly before, during or after their first surveillance event and make no money because:
1. They don’t take this job seriously. You need to spend several hours before the
surveillance event doing the investigative work (finding self generated piracy leads).
After all, you are considering applying to be a Surveillance Investigator, right?
Specifically, starting about 5 days before the pay per view surveillance event you should
start making a list of at least 100 establishment names, addresses and phone numbers.
2. They don’t spend the time or make the effort to generate their own piracy leads.
3. They simply flake and don’t show up for work. They are easily discouraged.
4. They don’t read and implement our tips and suggestions.
5. They don’t understand this job is like looking for a few needles in a haystack. It's a
6. They think they are not going to have to work when in fact this job requires many hours of
work with no guarantee of income.
7. They simply are not into it. This job doesn’t stimulate or motivate them.
Making $500 or more in one night is a real opportunity that happens often, but most people don’t do it. This job is very challenging, very real and the money doesn’t just fall from the sky into your lap. If you are looking for an easy, kick back job with guaranteed income, then this Surveillance Investigator position is not for you.
On the other hand, many people make great income doing this job. They have figured out what it takes and put in the effort and don’t give up. Here’s why they succeed:
1. They take this job seriously. They invest time to become a great investigator.
2. They take all the time they need to be well prepared to have potential, self generated
piracy leads. They don’t rely on company leads that may or may not come to them.
3. They consistently have money for gas, cover charges and shipping fees.
4. They make notes while driving around. They collect establishment names and
addresses and follow by looking up the phone numbers.
5. They are mentally stimulated by this type of work and are into it month after month.
6. They really like the “hunt” and “chase” aspects of this job and they like the income.
7. They follow directions, company policies and procedures.
8. They have the ability and motivation to type up post-surveillance reports (affidavits) and
get them correctly notarized at their expense.
9. They evaluate their efforts if they don’t make money on a given night and tweak
their “game plan” for success the next time they go out on surveillance. They don’t quit,
they show up to do the job again and again in hopes of making a paycheck worth their
10. When filling out our online Quick Employment Application, enter this required code in
the appropriate box: hit101
Many people apply for this piracy Surveillance Investigator position thinking all they have to do is walk in a bar, club or restaurant and watch a few minutes of UFC, Stikeforce or boxing on TV and they get paid. Reality: not true. First you have to find the illegal establishments committing piracy of the pay per view event. Finding the piracy is the hardest and most challenging aspect of this job. Pirate establishments are out there but they are not everywhere, hence why you must become a very good, resourceful investigator to make money.
Many applicants tell us they “love” watching UFC, Strikeforce and/or boxing. Reality: love of a sport will not make you one dollar being a Surveillance Investigator. Many applicants tell us they know “all kinds” of establishments showing UFC, Strikeforce, or boxing pay per view events and think all they have to do is walk in and bust them for piracy. Reality: what if every bar, club, or restaurant you know is legal to show the event? You then have no leads and must start over with your “hunt” for pirates. This is where many people quit the job and stop communicating with management. It is also where the serious and motivated investigators push forward and continue working.
Doing piracy surveillance once you are inside a pirate establishment is rather easy. Basically, you’re hanging out undercover for about 10 minutes and simply watching TV. The difference is, you have to memorize (so you can later write down) exactly what action is happening (on TV) and at what time that action is occurring during the pirate event.
Here’s an example of factual details a Surveillance Investigator would put in their affidavit: “I observed the UFC 140 event. I specifically watched the undercard fight featuring Mir vs. Noriega. Mir was in black trunks and Noriega was in white trunks. During round 1 at 2:09 on the fight clock I saw Mir throw several right hands to Noriega’s head causing him to go down on 1 knee. During round 2 at 1:22 on the fight clock I saw Noriega kick Mir in the head and then get him into a choke hold”.
Reality: for every pirate HIT you get, you will have to type up a 2 page report (affidavit) with all the details of your observations.
If you are not detail oriented and can’t remember to write down facts about what you witnessed, then this job is not for you. If you can’t take a few clear pictures with your digital camera of the outside of the establishment, then this job is not for you. If you can’t figure out how to send emails with attachments, open PDFs, download documents, or always are in need of computer help, then this job is not for you. We expect you to be computer and Internet savvy. We do not have an IT dept. to help you.
During the night of the actual surveillance we expect you to be out on the streets in your territory driving around and popping your head into a dozen or more bars, clubs and restaurants all in the name of catching piracy and correctly documenting it in an affidavit that you will have to get notarized at your expense. Many new contractors don’t have the persistence and money for gas and thus they quit before they make their first dollar.
If you plan to fill out our online Quick Employment Application, then enter this code in the appropriate box: hit101
Please think twice about the subjective answers you put on your application. We are very selective on who we bring on board. Doing "whatever it takes and working hard" are weak responses to the what will you do to succeed question on our application.
We hope you have a much better understanding of what it seriously takes to be a successful piracy Surveillance Investigator. Feel free to apply if you have what we’re looking for, and continue to read all other web pages on our site. If you can’t or don’t want to commit to our expectations, then please, do not apply.
Thank you for checking us out and best of luck in your job search.
- PSJ Management