ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL

Applications accepted through October 24, 2017.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an ABA accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate degree and admission to the Illinois Bar (or another state bar having reciprocity with Illinois), supplemented by three years of legal experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the law license requirement is met. Prior legal experience in the area of internal investigations, criminal law, or labor/employment law is desirable.

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE INDIVIDUAL APPLYING. NO SECOND PARTY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  THE INSPECTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE REQUIRES THAT ITS EMPLOYEES BE NONPARTISAN AND FREE FROM CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

ANNUAL SALARY:

Commensurate with Experience up to $102,084 

DUTIES:

  • Collaborates with all sections of the Office to provide legal support, advice, and direction for investigations, performance audits, program reviews, and inquiries.
  • Drafts legal memoranda, reports, advisories, and notifications detailing investigative findings and recommendations for transmission to Mayor’s Office, Corporation Counsel, department heads, and other affected entities.
  • Performs legal research into local, state, and federal laws and ordinances relative to assigned cases and transactional matters.
  • Prepares affidavits and other documents for criminal, civil or administrative actions and coordinates production of legal documentation with OIG investigators.
  • Coordinates with outside law enforcement and prosecutorial entities as appropriate to assist in the investigation and prosecution of violations of criminal law.
  • Observes and provides legal support to investigators and prosecutors during trials and administrative hearings.
  • Conducts interviews of potential witnesses and subjects of investigations.
  • Provides training on legal issues as requested by senior management.
  • Performs related duties as required.

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE:     

Travel outside Chicago is not required.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:

Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment.

Complete, the “Inspector General Employment Application,” by clicking here;

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE INDIVIDUAL APPLYING. NO SECOND PARTY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  THE INSPECTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE REQUIRES THAT ITS EMPLOYEES BE NONPARTISAN AND FREE FROM CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER