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EEO Investigator more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:New York City DOT
First posted:April 26, 2017

The EEO Investigator will work under general to limited supervision and conduct investigations regarding complaints of discrimination and sexual harassment, field request for reasonable accommodations, prepare all required reports in support of the Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity Office, and provide training and education to agency employees of their rights and responsibilities under the Federal, State, City, and Agency EEO policies and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Specifically, as the EEO Investigator reporting to the Chief Diversity & EEO Officer, responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: Composing investigative plans, which include deciding which witnesses to interview, outlining which questions to ask, and planning which documents to request and how to acquire said documents; Interviewing witnesses to obtain complete and thorough responses to questions; Writing Investigative Reports and making recommendations to the Chief Diversity Officer/EEO Director based on their investigatory findings; Managing caseload of investigations involving complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation, etc.; Collaborating with both internal and external partners on investigations; Assisting in the development and delivery of all classroom and computer-based EEO and Diversity & Inclusion trainings; Ensuring training materials are routinely updated to reflect any changes in the law; Conduct other duties as are necessary to comply with EEO regulations, and other internal and external policies. Otherwise support ALL the work of DEEO, including that related to its Diversity & Inclusion goals, if necessary.

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below. 2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or 3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements: To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines related to labor and employment and affirmative action. Ability to analyze and interpret Agency rules and regulations, as well as laws and other pertinent guidelines relating to the HR specializations of classification, staffing, labor relations, and employee relations; Thorough understanding of mediation processes and techniques (e.g., negotiation and arbitration) strong people skills, impartiality and the ability to protect confidential information. Proficiency in completing tasks on a computer, which includes having a strong working knowledge of MS Outlook and Office Suite; Proven ability to manage a large workload within tight time constraints and complete tasks in a timely manner; Ability to address problems and obtain solutions in dealing with both internal and external issues; Ability to exercise sound judgment; Ability to manage multiple priorities; Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a diverse population of staff; Proven ability to work independently; Proven written and verbal communication skills; Maintain confidentiality - a must.

All resumes are to be submitted electronically. Current City Employees: Please log into Employee Self Service (ESS) at (please use the apply button below), follow the Careers link and search for Job ID number 277316. All other applicants: Please go to (please use the apply button below) and search for Job ID Number 277316. If you do not have access to a personal computer: Please visit your local public library. Most public libraries have computers available for use. No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. For more information about DOT, visit us at: (please use the apply button below).

59 Maiden Lane

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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