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Company: US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organ
Location: norfolk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




As a EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INVESTIGATOR at the GS-1860-7, you will be part of the Office of Field Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If selected, you will investigate cases for the lead civil rights agency responsible for enforcing federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability and genetic information.

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  • Interviewing members of the public who contact EEOC because they believe they have been discriminated against in the workplace. Providing assistance to them in understanding the laws enforced and their rights in filing a charge of discrimination.
  • Drafting written investigative plans identifying bases and issues involved in the charge, the applicable theories of law, and the scope of the investigation.
  • Obtaining documentary and testimonial evidence such as applications and payroll documents that are relevant to issues under investigation.
  • Conducting on-site investigations of employers' facilities, including reviewing their records and interviewing individuals.
  • Interviewing witnesses and creating a record of their statements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

1860 Equal Opportunity Investigation

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


For the GS-7: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-5 (or equivalent) grade level working in areas requiring that you determine facts, analyze issues, and interview witnesses, such as investigating employment discrimination or other kinds of charges/complaints, labor relations, human resources or law enforcement.


A bachelor's degree with either a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) based on a 4.0 scale; a 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) for required courses completed in your major field of study during your junior and senior years at a 4-year college or university; class standing of upper third of your graduating class in the college or university, or a major subdivision of the college or university; or membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society certified by the Association of College Honor Societies, excluding freshman honor societies.


One full year of graduate level education in an accredited or pre-accredited college or university. The education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Foreign Education: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: >

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