- Human Rights Investigator, MT, USA (password)
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry exists to promote and protect the well-being of Montana’s workers, employers and citizens, and to uphold their rights and responsibilities.
Ethics in the Workplace
Learn more about the department HERE!
Are you interested in working to protect Montana’s civil rights? Do you have an interest in state and federal discrimination laws? Do you have exceptional investigatory skills and a desire to put your abilities to work? If so, then you may be interested in the Human Rights Investigator position in the Employment Relations Division.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
You will be most qualified if you have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
State and federal discrimination laws.
Agency's administrative procedures
Methods of informal investigation including drafting requests for information, conducting interviews, and other methods of research.
Collaboration and direction.
Convey complex information in a meaningful manner verbally and in writing.
Work with highly emotional and challenging people.
Adapt and be versatile due to discovery of unforeseen facts during an investigation as well as changes in law and protocol.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Investigator work involves sitting for long periods. A majority of investigator's time is spent keyboarding and on the phone. Most investigators work a 40 hour workweek but occasionally irregular hours are necessary. Travel is involved in some cases.
The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with course work in a related field plus one year of progressively responsible experience demonstrating the ability to explain and apply rules, investigate complaints and communicate effectively orally and in writing or five (5) years of directly related qualifying experience.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
HOW TO APPLY:
First review of applicants will be concluded by April 30, 2018.
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.
Explain how your education and experience make you a good match for the Human Rights Investigator position.
The cover letter will be reviewed for content and composition.
In your resume, include all relevant education with dates attended, degree(s) completed or areas of study if not complete. Include all work experience that would help you qualify for this position, including duties and dates of employment.
A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume in order to be considered for this position. Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered further.
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.
If you need an accommodation with the application process please contact the HR office.
Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System - vesting criteria applies. Flexible schedules may be considered. Learn more about them HERE!
Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: Not Applicable
Salary: $ 51,628.00 - 59,786.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Primary Location: Helena
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: 000 - None
Bargaining Unit: 000 - None
Posting Date: Apr 12, 2018, 2:10:50 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Job posted on 10 May 2018.