City of Tucson

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST (#0272)

$22.83-$38.08 Hourly / $47,486.40-$79,206.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 814


General Description

Promotes equal opportunity in employment, City Programs, departments and small business developments programs. Performs internal and external investigations of complaints of discrimination, resolves complaints, conducts training and processes requests for reasonable accommodation in the work place.

Essential Functions

Conducts external investigations by preparing investigative plans, identifying analytical models, legal theory and the nature of the complaint, conducting legal research through case law, federal and state statutes and independent legal research, conducting interviews, contacting the involved parties, issuing interrogations and subpoenas, reviewing position statements, rendering findings, making recommendations as necessary, debriefing findings to employees and supervisors, writing summaries and reports and preparing and presenting information.  

Processes requests for reasonable accommodations by researching legal information and reviewing historical, medical and other types of documentation.  

Reviews and processes applications from small business owners for certification consideration relation to small business development programs. 

Inclusion of small business owners in City construction projects and providing goods and services is emphasized.  

Resolves complaints by investigating a discriminatory complaint, prepares report findings and makes recommendations for corrective action, negotiates conciliation that the respondent provides relief to the complainant including provisions to eliminate discriminatory practices.  

Processes intake by determining whether the office has jurisdiction to investigate and whether the timeliness is covered by code and obtaining any additional information necessary.  

Provides equal opportunity training regarding policies, statutes, and practices. 

Training includes such topics as anti-discrimination and diversity practices.  

Performs administrative duties by reviewing, authorizing and possibly returning various forms to department directors if issue or problem exists, issuing subpoenas, preparing reports, documentation and agreements, developing department plans and providing statistical data to government departments regarding personnel utilization.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years in promoting equal opportunity in employment programs and investigating complaints of discrimination

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 02

Occupational Group Description: General Administration

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0272; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;