Job Descriptions & Pay
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OFFICER/INVESTIGATOR
|Class Title:||EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OFFICER/INVESTIGATOR|
|Salary Schedule:||Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule|
|Summary Statement:||Under general direction, performs work of considerable difficulty in the coordination of the Department's equal employment opportunity and affirmative action plans in all areas of employment, including selection, promotion, assignment, transfer, training and compensation of employees. This is a competitive classification.
|Essential Functions:||(not intended to be all inclusive)
1. Analyzes problems relating to employment and promotion to ensure the elimination of artificial barriers to protected group members.
2. Conducts training, selects speakers, and develops program content for workshops, seminars and training sessions relating to various equal opportunity and affirmative action issues.
3. Monitors the status and progress of affirmative action goals and objectives.
4. Conducts investigations, recommends solutions and prepares detailed reports regarding discrimination complaints from Department employees and other agencies statewide.
5. Develops and maintains statistical data which reflects the trends in the Department's protected groups employment programs.
6. Identifies employees from various disadvantaged groups and initiates action to improve training, promotions, and other career development opportunities.
7. Communicates rules and regulations governing equal employment opportunities and assists in their interpretation.
8. Coordinates legal research in the area of EEO and related legislation and judicial decisions.
9. Assists Department in establishing and maintaining non-discriminatory employment policies and practices, evaluates employment and promotional procedures as they pertain to protected group members.
10. Recommends and maintains affirmative action plans and programs designed to recruit and place minorities; provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with Federal and State laws.
11. Establishes and maintains active contact with local protected groups and organizations in order to encourage qualified members of these groups to apply for employment.
12. Maintains comprehensive case files and log of complaints in accordance with Department policy.
13. Assists in the validation of employment tests and procedures to ensure compliance with EEO requirements and established affirmative action programs.
14. Maintains close liaison with Federal and State agencies such as the State Attorney General's Office, Civil Rights Division, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, etc.
15. Maintains close liaison with Legal.
16. Performs administrative work as required in the assignment including budget preparation.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:||Knowledge of:
1. investigative techniques.
2. report writing techniques in order to prepare accurate, comprehensive and detailed reports.
3. interviewing techniques to obtain detailed information.
4. principles of conflict management and resolution.
5. applicable Federal and State Civil Rights laws, regulations and case law.
6. research techniques, including statistical analysis and data collection.
7. personnel and employment practices.
1. written communications to prepare clear, accurate and comprehensive reports.
2. oral communications with diverse audiences of varying sizes.
1. establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment.
2. plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks to perform job functions in a timely and efficient manner.
3. work within stringent deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
4. exercise independent initiative and judgment.
5. exercise diplomacy when dealing with people in sensitive situations.
6. apply active listening techniques to obtain complete and accurate information.
7. exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
8. read, comprehend and interpret complex written material.
9. mediate opposing affected parties.
10. work under stressful working conditions.
11. organize and coordinate an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity or civil rights program.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Statewide travel may be required.
|Minimum Qualifications:||Requires a Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business, Law, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of professional experience in conducting administrative investigations or three (3) years of experience in civil rights, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity or related programs. Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver license.
Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.
Must successfully complete the examination process.
FLSA status - Non-Exempt.
Current as of: 3/7/2014 5:55:34 PM