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Sr Civil Rights Investigator supporting USAO with Security Clearance

Company: FSA
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and Amentum, has a vacancy for a Sr. Civil Investigator. A Sr. Civil Investigator plans and conducts investigations to develop and/or verify facts of civil rights cases and complaints, both independently and in consultation with Assistant U.S. Attorneys who handle affirmative civil rights matters. Major duties include:* Identifying witnesses and conducting interviews;* Attending on-site visits of respondents'' property;* Reviewing documents, reports, bank records, zoning records, medical records, interview files, computer data, and other produced materials;* Assisting attorneys in formulating investigative plans to identify facts and issues involved in a case, the applicable theories of law, and the scope of the investigation;* Conducting initial intake communication with the public regarding various civil rights complaints, and referring inquiries to appropriate community resources, if appropriate;* Establishing and maintaining an effective system of compiling, indexing, and organizing information and its sources;* Preparing reports and presenting findings orally and in writing to attorneys and other staff.* Preparing detailed memoranda of witness interviews* Paralegal and administrative tasks in support of work of the Civil Rights Division.* Participate in outreach activities and public presentations on federal civil rights laws and regulations with various community and advocacy groups.* Participate and assist in preparation for settlement negotiations and trial. Major duties include:* Compiling, organizing, and indexing evidence;* Managing the presentation of exhibits at settlement negotiations and trial, including preparing narrative summaries, charts, tables, graphs, or other visual aids.Performs a variety of ancillary investigations-related services in direct support of civil rights litigation. Support activities include, but are not limited to, copying, mailing, closing files, and maintaining pleadings. Requirements A Sr. Civil Investigator must meet the minimum qualifications:* Bachelor''s degree required. Master''s preferred. Additional experience can be substituted for advanced degree requirements* Demonstrated experience in managing Civil investigations* Communication and interpersonal skills are extremely important. Must be able to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff and public.* Must have the ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.* Must have skill in meeting and dealing with people of all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds, in a courteous and tactful manner. Personal contacts occur at a broad variety of locations in the community, in structured and unstructured settings, with or without direction from an AUSA. The ideal applicant would possess a warm and welcoming demeanor to help facilitate disclosure of sensitive information by vulnerable complainants* Ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access or other data bases, MS Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat Professional* Working knowledge of research methods involved in the collection and analysis of data, (GIS information, demographic and economic information) and be able to perform legal research in Lexis/Nexis and /or WestLaw* Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security AccessPreferred qualifications* Formalized training and certification within a specific expertise/investigative field* 20+ years of related experience* Experience managing within a specific investigative field* Foreign language skills* Demonstrated liaison/coordination skillsThis position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation. Benefits Overview 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 -amp; Dismemberment Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program. For more information, click here. EEO and Important Policy Statements: 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: FSA adheres to contractual, governmental, and locality specific guidelines and mandates with respect to COVID-19. The minimum safety standards with which we comply are established by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with FSA''s COVID -19 Policy which includes a requirement to share vaccination status. FSAEmployees who report to a Federal workplace, must also comply with any additional safety requirements for that agency workplace, to include regular submission of a negative testing for COVID-19 if not fully vaccinated.

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