Equal Opportunity Investigator

Hillsborough County, FL - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)3.8


Introduction
WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

JOB OVERVIEW
Investigates complaints of discrimination and civil rights violations as outlined in Hillsborough County Human Rights Ordinance 00-37 and manages cases.

Investigates internal workplace policy violation investigations and manages cases.

Manages Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action process for Hillsborough County.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor's degree in Public Administration or other related area of study. 3 years of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.

Or

A master's degree in Public Administration or other related area of study. 2 years of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.

Or

Graduation from an accredited law school. 1 year of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.

Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.

Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.

Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

WORK CATEGORY
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequently sitting at a desk or table.

Occasionally requires good near or distant vision.

Occasionally intermittent sitting, standing, or stooping.

Occasionally requires good hearing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Equal Opportunity Case Investigations: Investigates discrimination complaints and civil rights violations in order to fulfill Hillsborough County's obligation to intake and investigate citizen complaints under the Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) 00-37. Interviews the involved parties to obtain information; interprets applicable policies and regulations to determine appropriate action; and documents findings and conclusions and recommends action. Attends Human Relations Board meetings and makes presentations. Schedules and conducts outreach activities and trainings to build HRO awareness.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program Administration (EEO/AAP): Review and provide written determination for Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action contract compliance. Maintain database on Affirmative Action in compliance firms.

Human Resources Case Investigator: Investigates internal workplace policy violation. Performs other related Human Resources investigation, duties as required.

Participates in County Human Resources new employee orientation by assisting the Office of Legislative Affairs with the delivery of the Equal Opportunity and diversity segment. Other duties as assigned.

Conclusion
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*