law Enforcement Support Assistant

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

About the organization

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers you unparalleled experiences to conserve the nature of America on some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring lands in our nation.

From Alaska’s tundra to Maine’s rocky coastline, from the desert southwest to the prairies, our national wildlife refuges, fish hatcheries, wildlife management areas, ecological services field stations, and law enforcement offices offer opportunities for everyone to shape their future while working for conservation. We also offer a great benefits package!


Reviews a variety of budget and financial data reports and comparing them to office records to ensure, appropriate cost structure, availability of funds, or the status of sub-activities.

Verifies invoices or vouchers are correct, with the correct price listed. Tracking expenditures and obligations and ensuring that they are correctly entered into various data tracking systems.

Provides technical guidance and assistance to support staff performing duties such as searching for, gathering, screening, and providing factual information or explanations related to the subject of investigations and inspections.

Follows procedures to assist the agents, inspectors and other program officials in their fact finding responsibilities to obtain background information by record searches, automated information retrieval, telephone inquiries, or correspondence.

Provides information concerning the status of particular investigations; compiling final investigative reports with necessary exhibits; and maintaining required administrative reports on topics such as manpower, case load, and case status.

Assists staff in the preparation of a variety of legal instruments and enforcement documents, such as: search warrants and affidavits, consensual monitoring requests, memoranda of agreements and understandings, and other sensitive documents.

Reviews, researches, and responds to FOIA/Privacy Act requests. Receives and responds to routine inquiries.


Specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrated your ability to organize administrative processes for an office; maintain office records; compile investigative information/reports; utilize office automation systems; prepare legal documents; maintain files and information; process travel related actions; communicate effectively with a variety of personnel.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


$53,574 to $69,645

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email a copy of resume, cover letter, transcript (if applicable), and NCE letter to [email protected]

Position open to applicant with NCE only. There are two (2) open positions, one in Valley Stream, NY and one in Elizabeth, NJ.

Please feel free to contact Naimah Aziz @ [email protected] or 516-825-3950 x55252 if you have any questions regarding the positions.

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