Civil Investigator Supporting the US Attorney's Office
Macon, GA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Be a part of the nationwide law enforcement initiative that removes the tools of crime from criminal organizations, depriving wrongdoers of proceeds from their crime and impacting the infrastructure of criminal enterprises.

Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA Federal, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and Amentum, has a vacancy for an ACE Investigator (Affirmative Civil Enforcement). In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the United States Attorney's Office (USAO).

The USAO, Middle District of Georgia, has a requirement for the services of an ACE Investigator (Affirmative Civil Enforcement). Specific duties shall include the following:


  • Working with the assigned AUSAs and/or supervisory attorneys, determines applicable administrative statutory and
    regulatory law, and identifies possible violations or causes of action.
  • 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 the greatest effect.
  • Assists with determining the most efficacious methods for planning, scheduling, and conducting investigations, and
    identifies any resources that may be required.
  • Refers evidence of criminal activities to appropriate criminal investigators or sworn law enforcement officers.
The investigator performs a variety of ancillary investigation-related services in direct support of litigation. Support activities include one or more of the following:
  • At the direction of the AUSAs, 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 date, 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 the authenticity of documents, corroborate witness statements, and otherwise build proof necessary for successful litigation.
  • In conjunction with AUSAs, 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 store, preservations, organizations, and indexing of voluminous documentary evidence.
  • Assists AUSAs with in-person and/or telephonic interviews of witnesses. Identifies the need for service of warrants and subpoenas, and recommends to AUSAs to secure the participation of appropriate law enforcement agents in executions of same. Types hand-scribed notes from interview discussions.
  • Coordinates surveillance of suspects with appropriate law enforcement/investigative agencies. The incumbent does not have arrest authority nor is authorized the use of deadly force. "Undercover" work characteristically does not involve physical interactions with the subject or target of a criminal investigation.
  • Prepares interim and final reports on the progress of investigations for use by AUSAs and supervisory attorneys. Includes significant findings and conclusions, analysis of databases, and presentations of reports of said analysis, recommendations for additional investigative actions, and candid assessments of strengths and weaknesses of witnesses, documentary evidence, or other aspects of case.
  • Assists in compilation of documents and physical evidence, and creation of charts, graphs, videotapes, and other audiovisual materials for use by AUSAs in motions and at trial. Provides advice to AUSA on the selection of witnesses and ensures their attendance through a subpoena or otherwise. Testifies in court as required. Testimony is factually based upon their review and analysis of data.
  • Performs other related ACE investigator 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.
  • Resume, maximum of 2 pages, containing sufficient written narrative demonstrating experience and expertise in
    performing the requirements.
  • 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.
  • Valid Georgia driver's license and dependable vehicle.
  • Position requires U. S. Citizenship and the ability to pass a sensitive security clearance (BI)(PSL 6 -- High Risk)
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
Agency Overview
TheUnited StatesAttorney's Office (USAO) serves as the nation's principal litigators under the direction of theAttorneyGeneral. The USAO is responsible for the prosecution of both criminal and civil actions against property used or acquired during illegal activity.
At FSA Federal, we recognize the diverse needs of our employees and strive to provide an excellent package to help meet those needs. Comprehensive benefits are offered with greater choice and flexibility to support your health, work-life balance, and professional growth. A package providing employee only coverage can be built around our basic plans at $0 employee cost for: Medical, Dental, Vision, Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program. For more information, .

FSA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity) veteran status, family leave status, and any protected group status as defined by applicable law. FSA is proud to maintain a drug-free workplace. Satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screening is a condition of employment. As a supplier of services to federal government agencies, such as DEA, FBI, USCIS, USPIS, etc., we also adhere to agency standards with respect to prior drug usage. COVID Policy: As a Federal Government Contractor, FSA falls under the guidelines of Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with FSA's COVID -19 Policy and be fully vaccinated before the start of employment. If applicable, during the offer process, prospective or new employees may seek a reasonable accommodation due to a disability (which would include medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. While at a Federal workplace, employees must also comply with any additional agency workplace safety requirements for that workplace.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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