EEO Investigator

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMM

About the organization

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chicago District Office announces an open call for résumés from RPCVs and transitioning PC staff with noncompetitive eligibility (NCE). This is not a guarantee of employment.

EEOC is the lead civil rights agency responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, and disability. The EEOC is composed of a highly motivated and diverse team dedicated to the agency's mission - to eradicate employment discrimination.

Duties

As an EEOC Investigator you will investigate cases for the lead civil rights agency responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, and disability. The EEOC is composed of a highly motivated and diverse team dedicated to the agency's mission - to eradicate employment discrimination.

Typical work assignments include

· Interviewing members of the public who contact EEOC because they believe they have been discriminated against in the workplace. Providing assistance to them in understanding the laws EEOC enforces and their rights in filing a charge of discrimination. Helping them file a charge and maintaining contact with them during the course of processing their charge.

· Investigating simple cases to determine if employment discrimination has occurred. These would involve cases with limited issues and which fall under well-established legal precedents;

· Requesting documentary evidence such as applications and payroll documents;

· Interviewing witnesses and creating a record of their statements;

· Participating in on-site investigations of employers' facilities, including reviewing their records and interviewing individuals;

· Participating in settlement negotiations;

· Responding to routine correspondence and inquiries

Qualifications

1. Ability to gather, evaluate and analyze information.

2. Ability to interpret and apply Federal statutes which regulate employment in the public and private sectors.

3. Ability to manage work assignments.

4. Ability to communicate in writing.

Salary

$48,445 GS 7 - GS -12 $111,720

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email resumes directly to Alison Fisher.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.


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