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Prosecution Assistance Unit (PAU) Investigator

Date Posted:  Sep 14, 2022
Requisition ID:  397238

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


The Indiana Secretary of State, Securities Division (“Division”) is responsible for regulating the securities industry in Indiana. The primary mission of the Division is investor protection. Consistent with that mission, the Division encourages the capital formation and business development in the Hoosier state by maintaining the integrity of the securities market.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Secretary of State:
It is the mission of the office of the Secretary of State to deliver to the people of Indiana government-as-a-service that focuses on unqualified integrity and accuracy in our elections, consistent and principled regulatory methods, ceaseless protection of Hoosier investors, and the most efficient use of taxpayer resources.


The salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

The PAU Investigator for the Office of the Secretary of State, Securities Division is responsible for investigating suspected violations of the Indiana Uniform Securities Act, Indiana Loan Broker Act and the Indiana Commodities Code.  Investigators in conjunction with an assigned PAU Attorney determine the theory of investigation, conduct interviews and gather documentation, prepare reports and testifies at criminal proceedings as necessary.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of these roles are as follows:

The PAU Investigator is responsible for investigating potential violations of law and bringing all cases assigned to a well-documented and timely conclusion.  During an investigation the PAU Investigator will develop and implement an investigatory case outline that shall include the interviewing of potential witnesses, potential victims, and/or alleged violators, gathering of documents via Search Warrant, Subpoena, or other means available as well as analyzing and creating spreadsheets from those documents received.  Must be a team player and have the ability to work seamlessly and cohesively with an assigned attorney as well as fellow law enforcement officials, internal as well as external. The PAU Investigator may be required to provide depositions when required by law and to testify to their case findings at Criminal proceedings.  The PAU Investigator, along with the assigned PAU Attorney will work closely with State Prosecutors and/or assigned Deputy Prosecutors in bringing criminal indictments and assisting through the final adjudication of the charges.

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's Degree/Criminal investigation background desired
  • Complete ILEA Tier III requirements/Maintain ILEA Certification
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Extensive Travel 

Difficulty of Work:

Must be able to understand and apply all statutes the Division is charged with enforcing.  Must be able to comprehend and analyze voluminous amounts of documents involving Brokerage and/or Investment Advisory account statements, bank account statements, etc. Must be able to articulate clearly and concisely case findings during criminal proceedings.


The incumbent recommends changes in existing programs which may have an effect on total agency operation and agency policies. Incumbent works independently and possesses sufficient technical authority for the work. Decisions and major recommendations are reviewed for compliance with agency policy and attainment of goals. The incumbent makes a substantial contribution in the development and implementation of significant programs. 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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