Transportation, Department of
Non-Competitive: Six years of experience in the review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, rules and regulations; in the planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with equal employment opportunity, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, and/or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of experience. A master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.
The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assuring that contractors, subcontractors, consultants, public and private not-for-profit organizations, and minority, women and disadvantaged businesses doing business with the Department of Transportation and its sub-recipients comply with Federal and State Equal Opportunity statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and Executive Orders governing businesses receiving public funds for goods and services.
They will also be responsible for assuring Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance.
The incumbent will:
Provide technical assistance to Department staff, consultants and contractors to achieve or maintain contractual compliance;
Prepare regular reports of program activities for the agency and other State and Federal agencies;
Monitor contract activity and progress to ensure contractual compliance;
Conduct site visits to ensure contractual compliance;
Meet with contractors to discuss and negotiate solutions regarding steps needed to effect program compliance;
Provide training for the designated Affirmative Action Officers of consultants, contractors, etc.;
Investigate and resolve complaints from the public, and individuals about the program or individual contractors;
Coordinate program activities within the agency and with Federal, State, and local agencies and organization; and
Meet with community groups, contractors, labor unions, consultants, minority organizations, etc., to discuss the program, promote acceptance and understanding
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through January 31, 2023 and is subject to extension beyond that date.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
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