A bachelor’s degree or higher and four years of experience providing assistance, direction or support to improve, protect, and preserve the rights of workers and/or immigrants, or assisting clients in understanding and participating in public or private programs. The experience must include some involvement in public education, communications, or community outreach activities. A masters’ degree may substitute for two years of the experience.
- Spanish language proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing.
- Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.
- Responds to concerns raised by community organizations working directly with trafficking victims.
- Coordinates with Department programs investigating Labor Law violations related to
- Analyzes reports, census data, and other statistical data regarding immigrant population
trends, issues, and concerns.
- In collaboration with Office of Special Investigations, may work on potential criminal
cases with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
- Responds to constituent calls and correspondence and prepares letters and reports regarding immigration and human trafficking issues.
- Oversees community outreach and rural programs and services for a geographic area.
- Develops and implements information awareness campaigns targeted at existing and emerging immigrant populations.
- Supervises flow of materials related to approval of H?2A applications in DOL’s Foreign
- Labor Certification Unit, including but not limited to clearing and posting of job orders.
o Reviews H?2A job orders submitted by agricultural employers and agents/lawyers for compliance with State and federal regulations.
o Works with employers and their agents and DOL field staff to resolve issues with H-2A job orders.
o Reviews and stays informed of any changes to regulations and guidance issued by U.S. DOL and other federal authorities or agencies.
o Drafts correspondence to employers regarding H?2A program and applications.
o Supervises inspections of farm worker housing to determine compliance with U.S. DOL and other applicable regulations.
- Supervises investigations of complaints filed by immigrant workers against employers suspected of violating the State’s labor laws.
- Participates in meetings and community events to give and obtain information relating to immigrant workers’ issues and concerns.
- Supervises and trains Immigrant Workers Specialists 1.
Pending Funding Approval
IMPORTANT: All Department of Labor employees are required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccine status through a secure online portal.
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