WAGE AND HOUR INVESTIGATOR II
|Date Opened||4/19/2013 6:20:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/3/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$32,733.00 - $51,575.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Phyllis Collins|
This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation/Division of Labor and Industry, Employment Standards Services. This recruitment will be used for this position/function only. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for six months. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to enforce State protective labor and employment laws and regulations through investigations of filed claims. The position calls for analysis of facts and application of relevant law to determine coverage, assure compliance and access amounts of any unpaid wages and proceed to collect unpaid wages through administrative intervention or referral to the Office of the Attorney General or the Central Collections Unit as warranted.
Conducts investigations and examinations of payroll, personnel policies, contracts and time records to determine whether employer practices are in compliance with State Protective Labor and Employment Laws and Regulations. Performs this function through the use of established investigative discovery methods and evidentiary analysis.
Cites and interprets employment laws and regulations to employees, employers and other interested person for purpose of public education, employee empowerment, and preventing violations. Performs this function through direct telephone contact with program constituents, responsive letter writing, faxing requested documentary information, and in person communications.
Communicates with employers by letter and telephone for purposes of collecting unpaid wages determined through investigations.
Conciliates settlements in claims between employees and employers, as warranted, through informal telephone diplomacy and/or in person administrative conferences.
Possesses a working ability in the use of computers for purposes of completing investigations. Maintains competency in various programs and computer functions including word processing and accessing State information data bases.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four years of general investigative work. For the II level, two years of the experience must have involved investigations for compliance to laws and regulations governing wages and/or employment practices.
Note: Additional years of experience as stated above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Limited to current permanent and contractual DLLR employees.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in these classes may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Employees in these classes may be required to have daily use of a motor vehicle while on official State business. Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.
Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview. The certified list will be used by DLLR for a period of (six months.
The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience and addressing the specific qualifications shown above. All required documentation must be received no later than the close of business on the closing date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved. Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit.
If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
DLLR Office of Human Resources
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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