Legal Investigator

  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • Applications have closed

Website Chicago Park District Office of the Inspector General


The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) includes investigating allegations of fraud, waste and misconduct by Chicago Park District employees, Board members, contractors, agents, or volunteers and monitoring the Park District’s compliance with the Employment Plan’s rules governing hiring and other employment actions.

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Inspector General, this position: (1) conducts confidential investigations; (2) collects evidence and makes recommendations based on findings; and (3) performs related duties as assigned or required.


Interviews complainants, witnesses, and employees to gather facts in order to investigate cases of employee misconduct and fraud
Conducts site visits to collect documents and physical evidence and performs analysis of documents and evidence collected
Uses photographic and video equipment in the course of surveillance work to observe acts of employee misconduct
Prepares comprehensive written reports on activities performed in the course of each investigation
Attends case review meetings
Updates and maintains case files and case management system in order to report on the status of assigned investigations
Maintains highest level of confidentiality of OIG-related files, information, and records
Performs complaint intake duties: documents initial complaints; reviews complaint information; and develops investigative strategies
Coordinates investigative activities with other agencies
Makes recommendations based on investigative findings
Testifies in court, at arbitrations or hearings on investigation findings
Performs related duties as assigned or required