Asset Investigator (Ability to Obtain Public Trust Clearance)

Las Vegas, NV
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-3276


Job Summary:

SAVA is actively considering qualified candidates for our Asset Investigator opportunity supporting the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO), District of Nevada and their Financial Litigation Unit. The candidate will perform as an investigator to the USAO to investigate debtors who owe money to the federal government. The investigator will examine financial records, databases, and other sources of information to identify assets that may be liquidated to satisfy the outstanding debts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works in consultation with the Financial Litigation Unit, independently conducts asset investigations to recover debts imposed in cases handled by the U.S. Attorney’s offices. Asset investigations for restitution include monies owed to the United States and private victims of crime. Private victims are considered to be individuals, corporations, or other non-government entities. Typical asset investigations are conducted in conjunction with federal and/or state agencies both within and outside the United States Attorney’s Offices geographic jurisdiction. These agencies include, without limitation, agencies which engage in the disbursement of direct loans, guaranteed loans, financial contracts, grant programs where financial responsibility is a factor, and general administrative debts such as fines, fees, overpayment, and penalties. The subjects of the investigations may be individuals or corporations.

  • Perform a variety of ancillary asset investigations-related services in direct support of financial litigation, including, utilizes electronic databases to identify documents and other physical evidence.

  • Prepares interim and final reports on availability of assets and progress of investigations for use by AUSAs and supervisory attorneys.

  • Reviews and analyzes data received from debtors and third parties.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. This process will include a background check, credit history check, and a drug screening.

  • U.S. Citizenship. Must have lived in the United States three of the last five years immediately prior to start of performance on this contract/order/call, and/or worked for the United States overseas in a federal or military capacity, and/or be a dependent of a federal or military employee serving overseas.

  • 5 or more years of investigative support experience with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

  • Computer skills: Applicant must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access or other data bases, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

  • Travel within the District may be necessary to interview witnesses, serve Civil Investigative Demands, obtain documents and testify at hearings or trials. Some other travel may be necessary for training and special projects.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in forfeiture and asset seizure valued.

  • Familiarity of the following databases Lexis Nexis, Accurint, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), AutotrackXP, Westlaw, Credit Bureau Reports, and PACER, valued.

  • An undergraduate degree is preferred, and additional experience may be substituted for advanced degree requirements.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and present large volumes of public records and financial data through the use of common software programs (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and other programs).

  • Possess a wide variety of skills/abilities in investigating violations of local, state and federal law.

  • Working knowledge of current research and investigative techniques including the use of commercial databases and other sources of information.

  • Experience in interviewing potential witnesses.

  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.

  • Knowledge of legal terms and procedures.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: SAVA

Clearance: Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3276