Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist

About the Agency

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Phoenix, AZ.

OFCCP enforces the Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and 38 U.S.C. 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended. Taken together, these laws ban discrimination and require Federal contractors and subcontractors to take affirmative action to ensure that all individuals have an equal opportunity for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran.

  • This position is at the full working level.
  • This position is outside the bargaining unit.
  • Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

One (1) vacancy may be filled through this announcement. If additional vacancies become available, additional selections may be made.


Plans and directs reviews of Federal contractor programs for compliance with applicable equal employment opportunity law, executive orders, policies, procedures and regulations. Directs and supervises a team (module) of at least seven (7) Equal Opportunity Specialists (GS-360-05 and above), plus support clerical(s) as required. Oversees and may personally negotiate adjustment of contractor employment policies and practices that are not responsive to the EEO provisions of Federal contracts including drafting conciliation agreements. Oversees and may personally negotiate and develop conciliation agreements with contractors found not to be in compliance. Recommends enforcement action to District Director and ensures that enforcement packages are properly prepared for issuance and/or transmission by the District Director. Establishes and maintains contacts with minority and women’s interest groups, disabled groups, veterans group, community organizations, trade and business associations within assigned geographical area to obtain information on employment trends and equal opportunity problems and to keep them apprised of relevant developments in OFCCP’s program. Directs and participates in surveys of employment trends with respect to equal employment opportunity in the geographical area served. Prepares periodic and special reports on operational performance for higher authority (District Director, Regional Director, National Office) as appropriate.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

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