Investigator – Chicago Fire Department

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Investigator

Chicago Fire Department

Number of Positions: 1

Under supervision, investigates complaints relating to Chicago Fire Department (CFD) personnel involving allegations of official misconduct, residency violations, criminal activity or violations of the City of Chicago Personnel Rules and/or CFD rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and performs related duties as required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Investigate allegations of criminal activity, violations of administrative and personnel rules, and other matters as assigned
Interviews complainants, witnesses, and employees
Conduct site visits to collect physical evidence and examine records and related documents
Perform surveillances as assigned
Conduct background investigations as part of the pre-employment process and interview candidates and potential employees
Update and maintain case management records to report on the status of assigned investigations
Interview complainants and all parties involved in formal complaints of sexual harassment or violence in the workplace
Prepare detailed reports of investigations conducted, including findings as required
Participate in on-call rotation responding to citizen complaints and/or incumbent drug testing pursuant to labor agreements and department general orders for fitness for duty issues or motor vehicle accidents
Use photographic and video equipment in the conduct of surveillance work
Testify in court, at arbitrations, Personnel Board hearings, or other legal proceedings as required
Maintain records of investigations, correspondence, and related case documentation
Assist Investigative specialists and supervisors in the conduct of large-scale and complex investigations, as required
Administer and maintains records of applicant and employee drug and alcohol tests, as required
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

LOCATION:  Chicago Fire Department – Internal Affairs Division

3510 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60653 /Citywide

DAYS:           Monday – Friday

HOURS:        8:00 am to 4:00 PM (on-call rotation)

THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CAREER SERVICE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Human Resources or a directly related field, plus one year of work experience in the conduct of investigations of criminal or fraudulent activity OR one year of work experience in the performance of fact finding analyses and investigative research and reporting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete an interview which will include a written exercise and/or skills assessment as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview will be selected.

Preference may be given to candidates possessing the following:

Previous investigation experience with an investigative agency
Previous work experience gathering facts and writing detailed, narrative reports
Proficiency in the operation of photographic, video and editing equipment
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Willingness to work all shift schedules
NOTE: Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug screen and other pre-employment procedures as determined by the Chicago Fire Department.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

 

City of Chicago

Brandon Johnson, Mayor

 

Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 05/10/2024

To apply for this job please visit chicago.taleo.net.