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 Department of Labor, OSHA, in Seattle, WA.
Serves as the regional Supervisory Investigator (RSI) and reports to the Assistant Regional Administrator for the Whistleblower Protection Program (ARA/WPP). Supervises groups of investigators, who work out of different Area Offices within the Region. The incumbent is also responsible for personally conducting or assisting with investigations which are of a highly complex, controversial, or sensitive nature. Reviews investigative files to ensure the proper applications of investigative protocol, the reasonableness of findings and conclusions, the adequacy of documentation, and to assure that cases are legally sufficient and consistent with OSHA policy and directives. Coordinates investigations with other federal, state, local, or private investigative agencies which may be involved in simultaneous investigations. Works with the Regional Solicitor in developing cases and coordinates hearings for subordinates. As required, serves as a witness before judicial hearing and trials, providing technical expertise concerning Whistleblower investigation work. Reviews investigative case file materials requested under provisions of the Freedom of Information Act for accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness of disclosure. Participates in the Regional Audit Program by serving as a subject matter expert Team Member responsible for auditing whistleblower investigation case files during comprehensive Program and Performance audits and special studies to determine Area Office effectiveness in achieving the objectives of the OSH Act and the Regional annual Performance Plan.