Field Operations Manager (Principal Executive/Manager D)

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Job location
800 NE Oregon St #1045
Portland, OR 97232
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Bureau of Labor and Industries
Street address: 
800 NE Oregon St #1045
Job type: 
Position Description: 

Our mission...
To protect employment rights, advance employment opportunities, and ensure access to housing and public accommodations free from discrimination.

The Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) is dedicated to protecting the rights of workers and citizens to equal, non-discriminatory treatment through the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws that apply to workplaces, housing and public accommodations. We also encourage and enforce compliance with state laws relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment, educate and train employers to understand and comply with both wage and hour and civil rights law, and promote the development of a highly skilled, competitive workforce in Oregon through apprenticeship programs and through partnerships with government, labor, business, and education institutions.

This position is with the Civil Rights Division which enforces State statutes related to unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodation, and private vocational, professional, and trade schools. In addition, the Division enforces related Federal laws through work share agreements with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

This is a management service position and is not represented by a union.

What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service
Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
Live, work, and play in Portland, Oregon
Here’s what you will do:
As the Field Operations Manager, you will:

Manage and direct a team of Civil Rights Investigators to ensure appropriate and timely case completion
Serve as a key policy advisor consulting with the division administrator about policy decisions, legislative concepts, and public policy issues
Serve as the manager-on-site for the Portland office providing guidance and direction to civil rights investigators, wage and hour compliance, and apprenticeship program staff.


Here’s what you need to qualify:
Minimum Qualifications:

Six years of experience in supervision, staff-technical, or professional-level work. Two years of this experience must have included supervision and management of a program, section, or unit which included all of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation.

Six years of experience in supervision, staff-technical, or professional-level work. Two years of this experience must have included program/project leader responsibility involving one or more of the following areas: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation and/or project evaluation, or d) monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.
NOTE: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent course work (144 quarter or 96 semester hours) in a field related to management, such as Business or Public Administration, or a field related to the program of the employing agency, may be substituted for three years of the required experience, but will not substitute for the two years of specialized experience.

In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

Requested Skills:

Extensive knowledge of civil rights laws in employment, housing, and public accommodation
Experience in conducting legal research; knowledge of current and relevant case law
Experience managing the caseload of a program, unit or section
Experience negotiating or mediating legal disputes
Excellent public speaking and writing skills
Ability to improvise when necessary, monitor multiple case loads, and multitask
Ability to work well with difficult constituents and challenging employees
Ability to anticipate and implement changing organizational priorities
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.

To apply: 

How to apply:
To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out the online application and complete the questionnaire.
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach both documents in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
After you apply:
Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.
Make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes.
Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.
Additional Information:
Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
You may be asked to complete a skills assessment or submit a writing sample as part of the application screening process.
The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Prior to an offer of employment, BOLI may request that you provide an official driving record.
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666. NOTE: If claiming veterans preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
The Bureau of Labor and Industries does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
Helpful Links And Contact Information:
Learn more about BOLI

Understanding the State Application Process

Help & Support webpage

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 503-378-3200.

BOLI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$5,397 - $7,959
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019