- Investigator II - Human Rights, IN, USA
Investigator II - Human Rights
City of South Bend
South Bend, IN 46617 (Northeast area)
Administers and enforces anti-discrimination legislation and conducts educational presentations concerning Americans with Disabilities Act, discrimination in employment, education, public accommodation, sexual harassment and some housing. Makes recommendations to the Director concerning discrimination complaints.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
? Conducts investigative work regarding complaints filed with the Commission. Interviews Complainants and Respondents, performing conciliatory work and other related tasks.
? Intakes and drafts complaints in housing and other areas when required.
? Prepares final investigative reports.
? Conducts fact finding conferences, on site investigations, witness interviews, and conciliation conferences.
? Presents educational seminars to business, community and government groups relative to discrimination.
? Maintains files and all documentation concerning discrimination in cases in a confidential manner.
? Maintains a continuous case load and is required to meet a quota on the number of cases produced per month.
? Keeps a breast of all new laws and cases concerning discrimination and Civil Rights
? Performs job in a professional and thorough manner in order to adequately investigate all charges assigned, within a period of days.
? Assists in training of other investigative staff.
? Some travel and evening work is required.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Answers phones, assists customers, and performs other duties as required.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Associate Degree in Business, Public Administration, Sociology, Paralegal, or similar area of study required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Minimum 2 years of experience in Civil Rights.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED
Must have knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
Must interact with coworkers and public with tact and diplomacy.
Working knowledge of City or County government a plus.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver’s License is required if driving a City vehicle.
Desktop and laptop computer; telephone, facsimile machine, and copier.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Work is performed in an office setting with moderate inside temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office. Entire office is smoke free.
6 days ago
Job posted on 5 October 2018.
Please mention Human Rights Jobs while applying for this position.