State of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ3.6


Investigations Supervisor 2

Phoenix, AZ

Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.

We are currently looking for an exceptional individual to lead the Discrimination Investigations Unit in our Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health (ADOSH), which is tasked with providing detailed, accurate, and credible investigative reports and data necessary for the Commission to perform its administrative, and enforcement duties.

The Investigations Supervisor 2 reports directly to the IC Occupational Safety & Health Administrator and is responsible for supervising staff members who investigate and report findings for wrongful employee discharge or discrimination pursuant to A.R.S 23-425. The candidate in this position will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and organizing collected investigative information and evidence for final investigation reports. Meets with the ADOSH staff and the Director to present investigative findings. Testifies in court proceedings and Commission meetings as necessary in support of case findings and recommendations. Discusses with staff case issues, analysis techniques and provides direction as necessary. Ensures staff locate, analyze and collect evidence and documents as necessary to support and determine case outcomes. Ensures that investigative data and findings and other required computer records are correctly maintained and entered into OSHA IMIS system. Generate computer reports to track and monitor section effectiveness and productivity.

As a State of Arizona agency, the ICA offers an excellent benefits package, including top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability plans, 10 paid holidays per year, 13 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days per year, and a deferred compensation plan option.


  • AZ Driver’s License Required
In-State travel is required. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.


Knowledge needed:
  • Federal Whistleblower laws and procedures;
  • Arizona statutes and rules relating to Retaliation complaints A.R.S. 23-425;
  • Federal Whistleblower Laws and how they relate to state rules and standards;
  • Investigative and analytical techniques;
  • Employee agreements and wage payment policies that apply to commissions, bonuses, overtime and vacation leave;
Skills needed:
  • Legal research;
  • Written and verbal communication;
  • Advocacy;
  • Case Management;
  • Organizational
  • Computer;
  • Management/Leadership;
Abilities needed:
  • Speaking and writing clearly and effectively;
  • To articulate the statutes and rules under the Division’s jurisdiction to concerned parties;
  • To control and adverse situations;
  • Gathering information through various sources from interviews, witnesses, documentation and other evidence;
  • Problem solving and analyzing issues and complex problems;
  • Communicating effectively;
  • Working under pressure;
  • Meeting deadlines;
  • Working with others;
  • Listening;
  • Leading;
  • Prioritizing;
  • Recognizing and engaging those with different backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives to bridge gaps in understanding of differing viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input in the decision making process;
  • To travel in-state and out-of-state.

Ideal candidates will have:
  • Six (6) years of experience conducting complex, law enforcement or private investigations and/or three years of experience in conducting and supervising OSHA investigations.
  • Courses/training in advanced investigation techniques and procedures including A.R.S. 23-425, EEOC, OSHA 11C.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.

  • All newly hired employees are subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
  • The ICA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency.
  • Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. During all phases of the application and selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the ICA’s Human Resources Department at (602) 542-5559.