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Hillsborough County Government

Equal Opportunity Investigator (#EOPINVUNP4) UNP4
$26.38-$42.21 Hourly / $4,572.53-$7,316.40 Monthly / $54,870.40-$87,796.80 Yearly


The incumbent in this position investigates complaints of discrimination and civil rights violations as outlined in Hillsborough County Human Rights Ordinance 00-37 and manages those cases. Investigates and manages cases regarding internal workplace policy violation investigations. Manages Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action process for Hillsborough County.


Bachelor's degree in Public Administration or other related area of study.  A Master's degree or graduation from an accredited law school may be substituted for experience.

3-5 years of government sector work in Investigations and or Public Administration and/or Project Management.


Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.

Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.

Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.

Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


Occasionally requires local field work.

Occasionally requires local travel to meet with outside contacts, citizens and groups.

Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Frequent sitting at a desk or table.

Occasionally requires good near or distant vision.

Occasional intermittent sitting, standing, or stooping.

Occasionally requires good hearing.


Equal Opportunity Case Investigations:

  • Investigates discrimination complaints and civil rights violations in order to fulfill Hillsborough County's obligation to intake and investigate citizen complaints under the Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) 00-37. 
  • Interviews the involved parties to obtain information.
  • Interprets applicable policies and regulations to determine appropriate action; and documents findings and conclusions and recommends action. 
  • Attends Human Relations Board meetings and makes presentations. 
  • Schedules and conducts outreach activities and trainings to build HRO awareness.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program Administration (EEO/AAP):

  • Review and provide written determination for Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action contract compliance.  
  • Maintain database on Affirmative Action in compliance firms.   

Human Resources Case Investigator:

  • Investigates internal workplace policy violation. 
  • Performs other related Human Resources investigation, duties as required.
  • Participates in County Human Resources new employee orientation by assisting the Office of Legislative Affairs with the delivery of the Equal Opportunity and diversity segment. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Critical Thinking-Moderately Complex: Work is broad in scope, covering one or more complicated areas.  A very high degree of discretion; analytical ability and logical reasoning skills are required to address often intricate and complex issues, in a fast paced setting, while managing multiple projects, simultaneously.

Decision Making: Highly complex: independent judgment, guided by general direction is required to research and communicate various issues and concerns.  Requires high level thinking to analyze issues and trends, and to provide effective findings and assessments in support of various organizational objectives.

Communication: Requires regular contact with high level County executives and BOCC members and staff.  Involves considerable tact, discretion, and persuasion to gain the cooperation of others and to preserve a successful working relationship.  Requires developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with external government officials.  This position may involve handling extremely delicate/sensitive relationships, information, and complex situations. A well-developed sense of timing and an ability to provide detailed explanations and interpretation of rules, policies and regulations is required.  This position requires outstanding written and oral communication skills.

Strategic Planning: Coordinates with department management and external stakeholders to accomplish assigned objectives.

CLASS: EOPINVUNP4; EST: 6/18/2018; REV: ;