Deputy Inspector General

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Illinois Tollway

The Illinois Tollway is dedicated to providing and promoting a safe and efficient system of highways while ensuring the highest possible level of service to our customers. Whether it’s I-PASS, the Move Illinois Program, open road tolling or keeping you safe with our H.E.L.P. trucks, we are committed to delivering great benefits and services to customers.

The Tollway is a user-fee system – no state or federal tax dollars are used to support maintenance and operations. Operations are funded by toll and concession revenues.

Under the leadership of the Board of Directors and Executive Staff, the Tollway is committed to achieving the following goals: increase collaboration with regional transportation and planning agencies, promote the regional economy, maintain financial integrity, foster environmental responsibility and sustainability, maintain the safety and efficiency of the Tollway system, further transparency and accountability, enhance customer service, and maintain public trust.

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) was established by statute to foster effective and efficient Tollway administration and operation and to promote integrity and accountability at the Tollway through independent oversight including investigations and reviews. The OIG has broad jurisdiction to detect, deter, and prevent fraud, corruption, mismanagement, and misconduct by Tollway Board members, officials, and employees as well as Tollway contractors and vendors.

In furtherance of this mandate, the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) interacts with all Tollway departments, the Office of the Executive Inspector General, other state agencies and outside law enforcement. The DIG drafts and edits final reports and memoranda. In addition, the AIG works with the OIG Investigative section to assist investigations and reviews. This position involves working with extremely sensitive and confidential personal information and information.

The DIG reports to the Inspector General. As directed by the IG, the DIG conducts research on legal, investigative, disciplinary, and other relevant issues; ensures that OIG activities comply with laws, rules and regulation; recommends, drafts and revises internal policies and procedures; drafts and edits reports and advisories; and, provides counsel for investigations and reviews.

The DIG serves as liaison with the Office of the Executive Inspector General and tracks referrals from that office.

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