CHIEF INVESTIGATOR

Applications accepted June 14 until June 28, 2017.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field related to the responsibilities of the position, plus five years of work experience in the performance of fact finding analysis, investigative research or reporting work, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.

DUTIES:

  • Under direction, the Chief Investigator supervises assigned investigators in the Office of Inspector General.
  • Directs staff engaged in conducting investigations and interviewing witnesses regarding allegations of criminal and administrative violations by City employees and those doing business with the City.
  • Oversees all investigations performed by investigative team.
  • Works with the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations to determine strategies and direction of investigative work.
  • Prepares work schedules and staff assignments and determines work priorities.
  • Monitors case assignments to ensure investigations are timely and comply with established quality control standards.
  • Develops and implements work standards, policies and procedures for conducting investigations and conducts staff performance evaluations.
  • Coordinates and conducts staff training on investigative practices and procedures.
  • Advises Investigators on interviewing problem witnesses, effective investigative methods and testifying as a witness.
  • Prepares management reports on the status of investigations and unit activities.
  • Participates in preparing final investigative reports upon completion of investigations.
  • Performs related duties as required.

ANNUAL SALARY: $101,664

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, per Section 2-152-340 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

OWING OF CITY DEBT: Municipal Code of Chicago 2-152-150 prohibits the hiring of anyone who owes any debt to the City of Chicago.

INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this job title do NOT use the City of Chicago online application.

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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