EEO Investigator in Westlake Village, CA at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Code: 92286996270

Category: Human Resources

JOB SUMMARY:  

Investigate and respond to internal and external charges of alleged EEO violations filed against the Company; provide assistance to the field in interpreting and applying Company policies and procedures as they relate to legal compliance and employee issues.  Perform ad hoc projects related to legal compliance and employee issues.  Work with senior investigators for guidance and receive ongoing training when navigating charges and attorney letters.  Position is located at corporate office. Little or no travel involved.  Experience in human resources, employment law and/or investigations preferred, but may consider a college graduate with excellent writing skills as a trainee. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Associates are held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

  • Conduct internal investigations into charges of alleged EEO violations – discrimination, harassment, retaliation, FMLA, USERRA; create a timeline, determine relevant issues and write a position paper on behalf of the Company for submission to the governing local, state or Federal agency.
  • Assist in assessment of potential Company liability and make recommendations to management regarding same.
  • Provide consultation to the field to support early resolution of employee issues and workplace conflicts.
  • Investigate for Legal Department as directed. 
  • Work with Senior EEO Investigators, branch and regional human resources and management in the investigation and resolution of charges.
  • Work with Senior EEO Investigators and branch to establish the scope and method of investigations.
  • Prepare Company’s response to agency requests for information pertaining to administrative charges.
  • Assist Senior EEO Investigators in preparing witness statements and other supporting documentation for charge responses.
  • Prepare field for agency hearings and mediations; assist in negotiating settlements and preparation of settlement documents when applicable.
  • Research legal employment issues as needed via internet and other available resources when responding to charges.
  • Attend classes, legal update presentations and continuing education courses as required.
  • Work on departmental projects as assigned (Forms revisions, handbook updates and revisions, brochures, etc.).
  • Coordinate with payroll department, benefits department, human resources, workers’ compensation, legal and risk management as necessary to resolve Employee Relations issues in partnership with field management.
  • Assist with litigation when requested by Legal Department.
  • Position may require some travel.
  • Perform additional functions, duties and tasks of a similar nature and scope as may be required by the Manager or Associate Corporate Vice President to achieve department directives.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

Education/Experience:    

  • High School diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • One plus years of related human resources experience required; experience performing internal workplace and/or EEO investigations desired.
  • Understanding of Title VII, ADA, FMLA, DOL regulations, EEO Compliance and related employment laws preferred.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Strong investigating, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management skills.  
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team to complete lengthy projects.
  • Ability to handle exposure to sensitive and confidential information.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintain composure when addressing or working with, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.
  • Computer Usage, continual.
  • Regular talking and hearing, continual.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and all pre-employment screening.
  • Work primarily performed in an office environment.

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