Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Oct 15, 2020
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $104,750.13 - $127,324.44/year USD

Job Description

Introduction

FOSTER EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN THE COUNTY!

The County of Solano recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions. If you are an experienced EEO investigator with a proven record of providing equity throughout your investigative practices, we invite you to apply for this opportunity!

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to be a strategic partner who provides our customers with high quality services and fosters an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds.

To learn more about the Human Resources Department, please visit:

http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hr/default.asp

THE POSITION

As the EEO Investigator you will plan and coordinate activities to ensure compliance with state/federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and County policy(ies). You will be responsible for investigating and resolving harassment, EEO and discrimination complaints, which includes complaints to the County, federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. You will prepare a variety of statistical and narrative reports, advise and assist Human Resources and other County departmental staff on EEO matters, and perform related duties as required.

The current vacancy is for regular, full-time position. This position is an "at-will" senior management position and is exempt from the civil service; the incumbent serves at the discretion of the appointing authority.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience:

Three years of professional personnel experience conducting investigations of allegations of workplace wrongdoing.

Education/Training:

Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major preferably in Public Administration, Human Resources, Employment Law or a closely related field.

Note: Preference will be given to those that have active membership in the California State Bar Association.

Other Requirements:
  • Applicants are required to possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C..
To view the job description for this position, please visit:

https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=30983

BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?



Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2020 calendar year is $1,498.55 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.

The County observes twelve (12) full day fixed and two (2) half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive one (1) floating paid holiday per year.

Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first 10 years.

Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave/attorney time off is granted.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

Employees in this class are also eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.

To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit:

http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16490

Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.

To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:

http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216

CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Solano County is committed to "Invest In and For the Future" by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities

SELECTION PROCESS

First Application Review

10/30/2020 - 5:00 pm (PT) Deadline to submit application and required documents for first application review.

TBD - Tentative date for hiring interviews for first review

Second Application Review

11/30/2020 - 5:00 pm (PT) Deadline to submit application and required documents for second application review.

TBD - Tentative date for hiring interviews for second review

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant's ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (EEO Investigator) and the recruitment number (20-197010-01) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date.

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment .

Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.

DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor's Degree is required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (EEO Investigator) and the recruitment number (20-197010-01) in your email or fax.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
  • Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment to a position within this class Independent
  • Travel: Incumbents are required to travel independently, for example, to perform work at other work sites, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc.
  • Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work weekends, holidays, irregular hours, on-call, and after normal business hours.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the "Selection Process"), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 .

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

SOLANO COUNTY



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OUR COMMUNITY

Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction.
  • Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
  • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
  • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
  • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
County Population (2018): 439,793

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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