Investigator (EEO)

State of Utah

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Are you a lawyer looking for a better work-life balance, a recent law school graduate looking for great work experience, or are you an EEO Investigator looking for a new challenge? If so, please apply!

The Utah Labor Commission is looking for a team player with excellent communication and legal writing skills to fill an Employment Discrimination Investigator position with the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD).

**This is a flexible position offering in-person and remote work options for State of Utah residents. In order to work from home, the successful candidate will need to have WIFI access in their home. This position also offers medical, dental, and vision insurance from day one , 12 paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick time, plus much more!

As a neutral fact-finder you will investigate and resolve employment and housing discrimination complaints. This position requires that you perform difficult and sensitive investigations of claims of employment and housing discrimination and have a thorough understanding of the relevant law. You will need to complete each case with a written report of the findings and analysis and submit for review within a timely manner. The principal duties will include:

Conducting investigations into complaints of employment and housing discrimination and harassment, denial of reasonable accommodation, and unlawful retaliatory actions.
Conducting fact-finding conferences and occasional on-site inspections.
Interviewing relevant parties, including witnesses, co-workers, managers, housing providers, etc.
Reviewing relevant documents submitted by the parties.
Drafting documents related to the investigation.
Preparing documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts, interpretations of law, and compliance with state and federal standards.
Receiving, researching, and responding to incoming questions or complaints.
Providing information, explaining policy and procedures, and/or facilitating a resolution.
Delivering presentations, or instruction to staff, management, or the general public.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATEOur ideal candidate will possess:

Excellent communication skills.
Strong analytical skills in determining violations of the law.
Exceptional writing skills with the ability to write clearly and concisely within allowable timeframes.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as appropriate.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

A Juris Doctorate;
Prior EEO investigative experience.
This position is eligible for a rich benefits package, generous paid time off, and great work-life balance. You can learn more about offered benefits here.

To learn more about Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division, please visit our website.
To learn more about the Employment Discrimination Unit, please visit our website.

Utah’s workforce is one of its most valuable resources. The Labor Commission is responsible for ensuring safety and fairness in the workplace and fairness in housing. In addition to Administration, there are five divisions within the Labor Commission:

Antidiscrimination and Labor (UALD)
Boiler, Elevator, and Coal Mine Safety
Industrial Accidents
Utah Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)

Typical Qualifications

(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

Knowledge of investigative and interviewing techniques and processes.
Knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and/or policies and procedures.
Ability to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
Knowledge of legal terminology.
Ability to identify, analyze, and apply the law to the facts of the case to draw conclusions.
Ability to facilitate or lead meetings, teams, or work groups to encourage participation, build mutual trust, respect and cooperation among participants.
Ability to perform legal research using case law.

Supplemental Information

Top applicants may be required to participate in a writing activity.
Job: UALD Investigator II #10895. **May underfill as UALD Investigator I (#10894).
DHRM rules apply for promotions/transfers.
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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