ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

Chicago OIG

Visit www.igchicago.org to apply

Under direction of the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel provides specialized legal
counsel to the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety on matters related to the police and police
accountability oversight function.

DUTIES:
• Identifies legal issues and risks for management consideration and prepares high-level risk
mitigation strategies.
• Supports the audits, reviews, and inspections performed by Public Safety Section staff and
reviews draft work product.
• Represents the Office in relation to and in communication with City stakeholders as well as
relating, construing, and communicating City policies and office practices to external
governmental partners and agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an ABA accredited law school with a juris doctorate
degree and admission to the Illinois Bar (or another state bar having reciprocity with Illinois),
supplemented by five years of legal and/or regulatory work experience in the planning and
implementation of administrative and legal related programs, or an equivalent combination of
education, training and experience provided the Juris Doctorate degree is met.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of, and demonstrated interest in, law enforcement, criminal justice, and/or civil
rights issues
• Excellent judgment and confidence to discuss police and police accountability policies and
procedures with internal and external stakeholders
• Familiarity with Chicago government, Chicago Police Department, and the Chicago police
accountability system

ANNUAL SALARY: Commensurate with experience up to $130,200

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required. Standard work hours are 8:30am-4:30pm, flexibility permitted.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment.

Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of
employment, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to
all City employees. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may
seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. For more information on the vaccine policy please visit: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr/supp_info/city-of-chicago-
employee-vaccination-policy.html

WE VALUE DIVERSITY
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an equal opportunity employer.
OIG is an inclusive organization that hires and develops all its staff of all levels regardless of race,
religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, sex, gender expression
or identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, age, veteran status, and all other
characteristics protected by law.

OIG strives to create the kind of workplace where a socially diverse mix of people can thrive
professionally. We pride ourselves in meeting our legal charge to promote economy, effectiveness,
efficiency, and integrity in government. Through the hard work of our passionate and innovative team,
OIG aims to serve every community with equity, respect, and dignity.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy to participate
in the application process, please contact the OIG’s Supervisor of Personnel Administration Keyla
Vazquez at kvazquez@igchicago.org. Please be prepared to provide information in support of your
reasonable accommodation request.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to
work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document
form upon hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification
System). In addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory
criminal background check.

To apply for this job please visit www.igchicago.org.