Investigator III – Employment Discrimination

Website Cook County Office of the Independent Inspector General

The Office of the Independent Inspector General (OIIG) was created to detect, deter and prevent corruption fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful political discrimination and misconduct in the operation of Cook County Government. Cook County, Ill., Ordinances 07-O-52 (2007). Under the direction of senior level staff, conducts investigations focusing primarily on allegations of sexual harassment and other forms of employment discrimination involving Cook County employees, officials, agents and contractors. Interviews and prepares comprehensive confidential reports detailing investigation findings. May be required to provide testimony in court or before administrative tribunals. May perform investigations into allegations of criminal or other wrongful conduct. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
Four (4) years of work experience in the conduct of investigations involving employment discrimination, criminal or fraudulent activity, audits, administrative violations or other matters of potential civil liability.
Valid Driver’s License. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
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Graduation from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree in Law. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
Four (4) years of work experience practicing law in the fields of civil or criminal litigation.
Valid Driver’s License. (Must provide proof at time of interview).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relative to employment discrimination, fraud, mismanagement or criminal or civil misconduct. Ability to perform duties in a discreet, confidential, thorough, objective, and judicious manner. Ability to conduct interviews and interact effectively with complainants, witnesses, victims and other agency representatives in the conduct of investigations. Ability to prepare written reports and other documentation in a clear, concise, and accurate manner coupled with skill in developing facts and information. Aptitude for organizing facts, information, and analyzing evidence. Ability to work effectively with other investigators and/or staff on investigations.

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