Genealogists.com is seeking experienced full- and part-time researchers. For the most part, these are contract, work-at-home positions. Some staff positions are also available. Genealogists.com is the largest family history research firm. We are revolutionizing the way family history research is performed by establishing a network of more than 1,000 professional genealogists, historians, DNA experts, university professors, scholars, and archivists working worldwide.

With a continual need for researchers located around the world, we continuously renew our commitment to hiring the best talent possible.

Genealogists and Researchers:

The backbone of our firm is our team of Genealogists and Researchers. The two roles are rather similar. The major difference is that Lead Genealogists are exceptional Researchers who have previously established themselves as a leader in the industry for their specific location or specialty.

You will receive numerous requests for research. Each request will include the objectives, budget, and timeframe.

Pay for these positions is usually based on the project, but may be a fixed weekly rate if steady, long-term work is desired. Both positions can be done from anywhere that has high-speed Internet access.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Successfully accomplish the objectives in assigned research projects, including delivering on-time and per budget or clearly explain why objectives could not be met
  • Leverages both the information that can be found online as well as the records that are only available offline
  • Works with assigned Project Managers to quickly and accurately obtain results from other researchers and archives in the network

If you are a professional genealogist interested in joining our team at Genealogists.com, please provide the following information and we will contact you:

  • Creates project deliverables of outstanding quality, including well sourced research reports as well as calendars/logs that document the searches performed

Required Skills:

  • Expert at performing research in one or more locations or specialties
  • 4+ years of research experience, ideally professionally for clients
  • Gleans as much information as possible from every record
  • Knows where and how to maximize the chances of successfully meeting project objectives
  • Detail oriented and resolves issues from conflicting data
  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of the tools of the trade, including online searching, archives and repositories, and best practices
  • Ability to meet or exceed project objectives efficiently and per budget
  • Ability to provide suggestions or recommendations to the client for further research and to Project Managers for process improvement

Genealogists.com is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Genealogists.com via-email, Internet, or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Genealogists.com. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Genealogists.com as a result of the referral or through other means.