- Tulsa, OK, USA
- Full Time
- Ability to obtain clearance
SGI Global is seeking a Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) Investigator to support the United States Attorney's Office, Tulsa, OK to conduct thorough and systematic investigations related to civil actions or administrative violations within the jurisdictions of the USAO. Investigations may involve criminal violations, which are referred to appropriate law enforcement officers and who the investigator may assist with in the course of the criminal investigation.
*Position is contingent upon award*
- Based on cases or broad legal issues assigned to one or more Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs), incumbent independently plans and conducts investigations of a variety of civil or administrative matters. Cases may concern sensitive matters, involve prominent individuals, organizations or corporations within a U.S. Attorney's district; involve issues cutting across jurisdictional lines; and often are characterized by obscure leads, few visible records, uncooperative witnesses, and/or conflicting evidence.
- Investigations may be conducted solely by the USAO, or more typically, in conjunction with other federal and/or state or local agencies responsible for programs supported by federal funding. These federal agencies include, but are not limited to, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and/or the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).
- Working with the assigned AUSAs and/or supervisory attorneys, determines applicable administrative statutory and regulatory law, and identifies possible violations or causes of action.
- Decides upon most efficacious methods for planning, scheduling, and conducting investigations, and identifies any resources that may be required.
- Evidence of criminal activities is referred to appropriate criminal investigators or sworn law enforcement officers.
- Develops an understanding of all applicable federal, state, or local laws to the extent necessary to make sound decisions on direction and scope of investigations. Determines proof required to assist in affixing legal responsibility for litigation, and devises methods for obtaining, preserving, and presenting evidence to greatest effect.
- Performs a variety of ancillary investigation-related services in direct support of litigation. Support activities include one or more of the following:
- Initiates contacts with federal, state, and local officials, and other organizations and individuals related to the subject of investigation, for the purpose of gathering facts, obtaining statements, learning sequences of events, obtaining explanations and otherwise advancing investigative objectives. Examines books, ledgers, payrolls, cost reports, billing statements, invoices, correspondence, computer data, and other records pertaining to the transactions, events, or allegations under investigation. Establishes and/or verifies relationships among all facts and evidence obtained or presented to confirm authenticity of documents, corroborate witness statements, and otherwise build proof necessary for successful litigation.
- Utilizes laboratories and other forensic services to identify handwriting, fingerprints, questioned documents and substances, sound and video recordings, and other physical evidence. Arranges for secure storage, preservation, organization, and indexing of voluminous documentary evidence.
- Conducts interviews of witnesses. Identifies the need for service of warrants and subpoenas, and secures participation of appropriate law enforcement agents in executions of same.
- Coordinates surveillance of suspects with appropriate law enforcement/investigative agencies. Occasional surveillance activities personally performed occur in locations that are open and accessible to the public where there is little or no risk of physical harm to incumbent or others. The incumbent does not have arrest authority nor is authorized the use of deadly force. "Undercover" work characteristically does not involve physical interaction with the subject or target of a criminal investigation.
- Prepares interim and final reports on progress of investigations for use by AUSAs and supervisory attorneys. Includes significant findings and conclusions, recommendations for additional investigative actions, and candid assessments of strengths and weaknesses of witness documentary evidence, or other aspects of the case.
- Assists in compilation of documents and physical evidence, and creation of charts, graphs, videotapes, and other audio-visual materials for use by AUSAs in motions and at trial. Provides advice to AUSA on selection of witnesses and ensures their attendance through subpoena or otherwise. Testifies in court regarding investigations, as required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree or higher
- At least five (5) years of demonstrated ability in a similar position. A law enforcement or related investigative exposure, preferable in Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) is desired.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, with exceptionally advanced Microsoft Excel skills to include the use of pivot tables, sorting and filtering, and formula that will assist in systematic assessments and calculations.
- Can make responsible decisions on short notice and adapt to unexpected developments.
- U. S. Citizenship
- Ability to pass a sensitive security clearance
SGI Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.