Job title: Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
Company: City of Mesa
Job description: Description/Duties
This position will be used to fill two vacancies. First review of applications will be Monday, April 24, 2023.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist is responsible for conducting timely, unbiased, thorough workplace investigations into alleged violations of City policy/rules and federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and related misconduct. Responsibilities include complaint intake; preparing investigation plans and strategies; identifying witness and evidence; interview question development; witnesses interviews, including complainants and accused parties; reviewing pertinent documentation and employment records; documenting all aspects of the investigation; analyzing evidence and making appropriate findings and conclusions; drafting concise, thorough, well-organized, and articulate investigation reports; maintaining all records in compliance with public records laws; and case closeout. Additional duties include consulting with the City Attorney’s Office for legal guidance and advice when appropriate; meeting with Department Director/managers and Human Resources personnel to assess employee issues and develop action plans; recommending appropriate remedial action to Department Directors and managers; and providing citywide anti-discrimination/retaliation training. Incumbents may also be expected to perform fact-finding duties and prepare position statements in response to EEOC Charges. Incumbents are expected to keep abreast of anti-discrimination laws, regulations, and policies, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, and the City of Mesa Non-Discrimination Ordinance.
This position requires the ability to conduct complex workplace investigations of a sensitive nature, sometimes involving high-level City officials and/or managers. The incumbent must exercise the utmost discretion and considerable independent judgment and initiative in performing the job responsibilities and prioritizing workload. The incumbent works in the Equal Employment Opportunity Office under the direction, management, and supervision of the Equal Employment Opportunity Director. Work is reviewed through reports, conferences, and the evaluation of results achieved. This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.
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Qualifications & Requirements
: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, Psychology, or a related field. Considerable (3 – 5 years) professional-level work experience in the evaluation and investigation of civil rights discrimination and harassment complaints and/or training on equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
Preferred/Desirable Qualification. Experience examining or interviewing witnesses, assessing witness credibility, and drafting complex documents, as well as knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations is preferred.
Link to Job Description
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Expected salary: $57635.76 – 88561.2 per year
Location: Mesa, AZ
Job date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 23:04:11 GMT
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