In addition to the base salary, the selected incumbent will receive 5% assignment pay for bilingual duties.
Are you fluent in English and Spanish, a quick learner, assertive, fair, and ready for a new challenge? If so, Then this could be the position for you! The Department of Labor & Industries is seeking a Farm Contractor Investigator, Industrial Relations Agent (IRA).
Our Mission is to keep Washington safe and working. As a bilingual IRA, you will have a direct impact in fulfilling the Working component of the agency mission in a job that is rewarding and where you can make a difference. Your work promotes and enforces compliance with the Farm Labor Contractor Act, Agricultural Employment Standards, Minimum Wage Act, Wage Payment Act, and other Employment Standards laws.
We are searching for an individual who will educate Washington state employers and employees on the Farm Labor Contractor Act and other state labor and employment laws. The work varies and is challenging. Industrial Relation Agents are very close to the action and get to see the rewards of their efforts as they interact directly with their customers.
Some of what you'll do:
Who Should Apply
Bilingual professionals who have a Bachelor's degree
Two years' experience in labor/employment relations and regulations, collection of revenue/taxes from Employers/businesses, investigation of complaints of misconduct, audit of employer financial records, or the interpretation and explanation of Labor and Industries rules and regulations regarding employment standards, prevailing wages, wages and hours, and child labor laws or related experience.
Additional qualifying experience will substitute for education at the rate of one year of experience for two years of education.
All employees in a bilingual position must pass the language proficiency assessment at the advanced low level or higher.
What We're Looking for:
NOTE: Consideration will be given to complete applications. In addition to your application, the process requires that you include a resume and cover letter that describes how you have "what we're looking for," outlined above.