Wage & Hour Technician (Spanish/English Required)

Department Of Labor Arlington , TX 76004

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

The Wage and Hour Technician receives incoming complaints and evaluates them to determine if the conditions described are within the Division's jurisdiction and whether probable violations exist. As appropriate, and based on the complaint he/she will contact other parties to determine validity of complaint; take detailed complaint statements addressing coverage and exemption issues and thoroughly address the alleged violation. This position is inside the bargaining unit NCFLL.

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Responsibilities

The salary indicated in this announcement is the General Schedule (GS) Base salary. The salary will be adjusted to meet the locality pay of the duty location upon selection. For more salary information visit www.opm.gov

The Technician may be required to accompany and assist Investigators when conducting investigations, particularly those involving large establishments or where violations are complex and widespread in nature. Some duties may include assisting with the examination of government contracts, shipping, purchase, financial and other records to determine coverage of the firms under investigation; interviewing employees in person, by telephone or by mail; prepare and assemble various file exhibits including back wage summaries, receipt forms, installment plans, statute of limitations waiver agreements, mail interview questionnaires, child labor and MPSA violation notices and related penalty assessment forms and oversees other back wage processes as assigned. At times the Technician transcribes selected time and payroll records to identify violations in pay and employment practices and under the general direction of the Investigator they makes back wage, penalty, and liquidated damages computations.

The Technician may perform other district office/area office duties, such as: Assist the District Director or Assistant District Director with administrative reports and performs other duties as directed, including assisting with administrative support duties normally performed by the WH Assistant in his/her absence and as directed, assist the District Director/Assistant District Director with back wage, liquidated damages and civil money penalty processes and in reviewing case files for completeness. He/she may be required to prepare correspondence and materials related to the case files in order insure their proper conclusion.

Bilingual Spanish/English is required to perform the duties of this position. The career ladder of this position is 7/8/9.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Travel MAY be required to attend training and assist with investigations locally.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

09

  • There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and supervisor's recommendation to the next grade.
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1802 Compliance Inspection And Support

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Conditions of Employment

  • Bilingual: English and Spanish Fluency Required

  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.

  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.

  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.

Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements. Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.

Bilingual

  • English and Spanish language fluency is REQUIRED. You will be interviewed in both Spanish and English and you may be required to translate documents from Spanish to English and vice versa. Further consideration will not be given if you fail to demonstrate fluency in both English and Spanish.

Qualifications

Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-6, in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience are as follows: Providing support to Compliance investigators; providing technical information regarding laws/regulations enforced by the agency to the public; interpreting and applying laws and regulations in order to file cases enforced by the agency.

Bilingual

  • English and Spanish language fluency is REQUIRED. You will be interviewed in both Spanish and English and you may be required to translate documents from Spanish to English and vice versa. Further consideration will not be given if you fail to demonstrate fluency in both English and Spanish.

Education

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this grade level.

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