Compliance Investigator

  • Full Time
  • Southeast
  • Applications have closed

Website City of Gainesville

Make a difference in the community you live in! As a Community Builder—an employee with the City of Gainesville— you will have a direct hand in building and improving your community and making a visible impact on the lives of your neighbors. Working for local government is more than a job, it’s a chance to contribute to community success and to help enhance the Gainesville way of life.

Job Description:


This is professional, technical, and resource work assisting in the administration and implementation of all aspects of Equal Opportunity.  Acts to prevent and investigates claims of violations of the City’s Equal Opportunity Ordinance or policies.

Positions allocated to this classification report to and work under general supervision of the Compliance Manager Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its professional nature with emphasis on all aspects of Equal Opportunity.


This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.


Investigates complaints of discrimination and makes recommendations to the Compliance Manager based on the results of the investigation.

Acts as the resource person for assigned matters pertaining to complaints of discrimination.

Monitors/conducts independent research, studies, and surveys, and makes recommendations to the Compliance Manager based on developments in Equal Opportunity.

Works closely with the Equal Opportunity Director and Legal staff to make recommendations involving complaint resolution and policy implementation.

Identifies matters requiring the use of conflict resolution techniques and notifies Equal Opportunity Director and/or senior staff to resolve disputes before they become formal equal opportunity complaints.  Recommends counseling and advisement for managers and supervisors on techniques for easing conflict.

Reviews, analyzes, and makes recommendations for updating City policies and procedures as they relate to Equal Opportunity.

Prepares required reports and maintains appropriate records on investigations, findings, and agreements.

Conducts studies and collects information to evaluate employment practices and determine whether there may be systemic discrimination.

Promotes understanding of purpose, policies and programs involving Equal Opportunity throughout the organization and the community.

Coordinates and assists with the development and delivery of discrimination and harassment training and education programs for both external and internal stakeholders.

Assists with monitoring discrimination and   harassment training requirements.

Assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive community outreach program.

Develops technical assistance manuals and other communication and education tools, as assigned.

Serves as liaison with government agencies involved in equal opportunity at the state and local level.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.


Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resource management, pre-law, or related subject, and two (2) years of  experience in  Equal Opportunity; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Demonstrated and working knowledge of investigations is preferred.



Valid Florida Driver License required within thirty (30) days of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.