|Please note: The position is open until filled, resumes will be reviewed weekly.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Criminal Division/Special Investigations Section is seeking a Special Agent. The position will work directly with the Environmental Enforcement Section (EES) and their client agency, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).
As a Special Agent, the position will:
1. Conduct interviews of victims, witnesses, investigative leads, and suspects.
2. Properly collect, process, control, and analyze evidence.
3. Prepare clear, concise, grammatically correct, and detailed written reports to document all aspects of the investigation.
4. Communicate regularly and effectively with prosecutors and provide courtroom/Grand Jury testimony as needed.
5. Be able to physically control a suspect and be prepared and able to use deadly force if necessary.
6. Provide support to other AGO employees and perform administrative tasks as needed.
7. Be safety conscious and use proper work methods by following standard police policies and procedures.
8. Maintain proficiency with a firearm and maintain AZPOST peace officer certification.
9. Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
As a Special Agent assigned to the Environmental Enforcement Section (EES) and the Special Investigations Section (SIS), this position will also:
1. Attend and effectively participate in meetings with attorneys; representatives of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); and environmental consultants and experts in furtherance of administrative, civil, and criminal investigations.
2. Conduct and analyze interviews of environmental scientists and technical experts with knowledge of facts relevant to civil and criminal investigations.
3. Conduct analysis of bank statements, ledgers, financial statements, SEC reports, corporate documents, income tax returns, real estate documents, court records, contracts, and other documents frequently at the center of white collar crimes and environmental enforcement investigations of regulated entities and responsible parties.
4. Use computer software to conduct analysis of data found on the Internet, personal computers, servers, mobile phones/computers, and other storage devices, including all types of electronic files, emails, text messages, domain registration information, logs, and other technical data frequently encountered during civil enforcement and criminal investigations.
5. Review and analyze pollution emission, discharge, and disposal documents, such as discharge monitoring reports and waste manifests, that frequently evidence violations of and compliance with environmental statutes and regulations.
6. Review and analyze United States Environmental Protection Agency documents and files that frequently evidence violations of and compliance with environmental statutes and regulations.
7. Attend and assist with environmental inspections conducted by ADEQ personnel.
8. Prepare search/seizure warrant affidavits and operational plans and coordinate/execute the warrants with other members of the Special Investigation Section.
9. Conduct occasional undercover operations, trash covers, mail covers, surveillance, and other standard law enforcement investigative techniques as needed to advance investigations.
10. Prepare investigation reports related to environmental enforcement.
11. Communicate regularly and effectively with attorneys and provide testimony in environmental administrative, civil, and criminal court proceedings as needed.
12. Conduct and attend training programs in law enforcement and environmental regulation, including hazardous waste management and air and water pollution.
13. Other duties as assigned.
As a Special Agent conducting felony investigations, operational considerations may require you to work varying hours, weekends, holidays, and respond after hours; agents can also be deployed to assist allied agencies in response to a critical incident that falls within the protocols of the National Incident Management System or the State of Arizona Mutual Aid protocols.