Labor Law Enforcement Supervisor

Open to State of DE Dept. of Labor Merit Employees Only

Recruitment #120419-MDDF03-600700

Summary Statement

The supervisor for this position will perform oversight of the Office of Contractor Registration. The candidate must be familiar with laws and regulations governing the Divisions within the Department of Labor. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with Managers, Supervisors and Administrators within the department in order to recommend if an employer's registration to perform work in the State of Delaware should be denied, suspended, or revoked.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates work of subordinates and provides technical guidance in accomplishing assignments.
  • Provides technical guidance to staff regarding the methods of handling cases.
  • Reviews case records and monthly reports prepared by staff for conformance to investigative procedures, accuracy of content, timeliness and validity of findings, returns incorrect documents to staff for revision.
  • Conducts investigations in the most difficult cases; analyzes data to determine whether or not a statutory violation occurred; determines the most appropriate measures to enforce compliance.
  • May review Industrial Accident Board decisions/awards issued prior to disbursement to  ensure correct citations/legal issues and to verify correct award amounts; controls and  monitors the second injury and contingency fund regarding petitions to terminate in order  to reduce the number of claimants receiving benefits from the fund.
  • Provides input on unit workflow, record keeping and operating procedures.
  • Researches and analyzes the impact of proposed/existing state and federal legislation on agency operations; prepares reports of findings and recommendations.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Labor Law Enforcement Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 

  1. Two years experience in conducting investigations which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.
  2. One year experience in resolving labor law or employment discrimination complaints.
  3. One year experience in interpreting labor or employment laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  5. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.

Additional Posting Information

Applicants may only apply if they are current permanent employees of the recruiting State of Delaware Dept. of Labor in a position covered by the Merit System who have completed their initial probationary period.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.