Retired Marine with experience in team management, administrative accountability. Highly motivated, effective communicator and problem solver who successfully completed three combat tours. Works well with team members and groups from diverse backgrounds. Currently employed as EEO Investigator with over five years of experience with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Affirmative Action compliance
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Training and development
Employment law knowledge
Manager coaching and training
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Federal Investigator September 2010 to CurrentU.S. EEOC
The primary function of my current position is to investigate actual and alleged violations of equal opportunity and civil rights laws, orders, and regulations.
These laws and regulations encompass a wide range of economic, social, and political activities including employment, housing, and education institutions.
The goal of the investigation is to determine if a violation of equal employment and/or civil rights laws have occurred.
Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: Successfully investigates issues and situations involving equal employment, equal opportunity, and accessibility Successfully eliminate illegal discrimination by removing barriers to equal opportunity, equal employment and accessibility Independently conduct witness interviews with all levels of employment and management Independently collect and analyze witness testimony, reconcile conflicting statements received during the course of an investigation, review and analyze supporting information and documents Independently and successfully negotiate, mediate or resolve discrimination and employment complaints Prepare draft and final submit settlement resolutions Conduct fact-finding conferences with complainants and employers I have thorough knowledge of civil rights and equal opportunity laws, regulations, and precedent decisions under Title VI, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, GINA and the Equal Pay Act I received, analyzed and followed leads, research records, reconstruct events, and prepare reports for management review.
I have experience in seeking appropriate remedies and/or relief after substantiating a violation of discrimination to include enforcing laws requiring equal pay for men and women.
I have a full understanding of the ADA and requirements of undue hardship as related to reasonable accommodations request.
I have served as a mentor for the EEOC mentoring program, where I facilitated the on the job training of a new investigator.
I have the ability to work independently and as team to reach organizational goals.
Human Resources Assistant July 2010 to August 2010DDES Area Service Center
As a Human Resources Assistant I aided in the recruitment and placement duties in the Area Service Center by: Providing assistance to candidates and current employees regarding posted vacancies and the application process.
Assisting in locating and employing high quality educators and support staff necessary for maintaining a fully functional workforce.
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as directed by the United States Office of Personnel Management, Department of Defense (DoD), DoD Education Activity, and the Director of DDESS.
Processing requests for personnel actions to selected candidates into Federal positions, Assisting in evaluating and ranking applicants based on multiple criteria to include but not limited to federal regulation, veterans preference guidelines, military spouse preference, and consideration of reasonable accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Processing referral packages for qualified candidates to the appropriate hiring authority Assist Human Resources Specialist and administrators in managing mandated downsizing measures such as offer of voluntary separation incentives, reorganization of available resources to accomplish mission more effectively, effecting reduction in force actions.
Providing counseling and support in regards to career advancement, promotions, and salary.
Program Support Clerk October 2009 to June 2010VA Health Eligibility Center
Answers routine to complex phone calls from veterans in the Income Verification Department.
Responsible for protecting Federal Tax Information Received 20 hours of Enrollment Eligibility training Use CFR Title 38 to determine income inclusion and exclusion Provide outstanding customer care for veterans Assist in maintaining extensive file room system and archives Process incoming mail and distribute to pertinent personnel Provide customized support to assigned Legal Administrative Specialist Use multiple databases to access veteran's records to determine priority groups and assist with case development Practice security protocol in shredding and destruction of personal identifying information, federal tax information, and non-disclosed information Adjudicate non-complex Income Verification Cases Bureau of Land Management.
Assistant Property Manager October 2008 to July 2009Bureau Of Land Management － Yuma, AZ
Report directly to Administrative Officer on daily duties that include but not limited to keeping track of over 47 vehicle and assets.
Performance mixed duties in the areas of business and fiscal support, property, procurement and fleet management.
Specialize in inventory control and management.
Analyze reports for fleet management Responsible for compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulation for management of all personnel property assigned to the office Provide outstanding customer service while assisting as a customer contact representative.
Responsible for property inventory management.
Responsible for 100% accountability for all Fixed Asset Property for field office.
Accurately reallocate budget funds to appropriate budget accounts by inputting data into Financial and Business Management System (FBMS) Accurately ensures accountability and compliance of all Fleet/Vehicle utilization and maintenance records.
Responsible for Fleet/Vehicle replacement and procurement Responsible for Fleet /Vehicle and property disposal Maintains accurate employee purchase credit card account files for reconciliation.
Evaluates need for new equipment through review of requisitions and equipment while maintaining the budget.
Successfully served as the Collateral Duty Safety Officer Successfully served as the Human Resource Development Committee Alternate.
H-1 Airframes / Hydraulic Mechanic January 1997 to June 2008United States Marine Corps － Marietta, GA
Directly responsible for the training and development of more than 100 subordinates.
Provided formal training and managed the daily assignments to sustain a level of mission readiness.
Performed duties as a Quality Assurance Compliance Representative
Managed and maintained classified and general Technical Publications.
Managed and controlled the hazardous material program.
Performed the duties of a Work Center Supervisor and Airframes Division Chief. To include the oversight of sub-work centers.
Managed and maintained the squadrons Corrosion Control Program.
Managed and maintained the squadrons Hazardous Materials Program.
Managed and maintained the squadrons Respirator Protection Program.
Established new office procedures to prioritize workload while supervising more than 75 Marines.
Performed audits and data analysis functions to ensure compliance with program policies in accordance Navy and Marine Corps Aviation guidelines.
Conducted daily meetings with other divisions and work centers to work as a team and accomplish priority task.
Conducted safety training, hazardous material training, and occupational skill training to wide range of individuals in both formal and informal settings.
Conducted and processed payroll discrepancy checks, leave request.
Worked closely with the appropriate administrative personnel to resolve personnel issues.
Maintained accurate personnel files for all subordinates in the work center and maintain compliance with privacy laws and HIPPA regulations.
Conducted complex human resources functions at a supervisor level to include: Explanation of benefits, Employee relations, Training and Development, Equal Opportunity and the issuance of disciplinary actions.
Human Resource Management, 02/2010Keller Graduate School of Management － Decatur, GA, United StatesGPA: GPA: 3.5GPA: 3.5 Credits Earned: 45 Semester hours Human Resource Management Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Training and Development, Applied Managerial Statistics, Operations Management, Project Management Systems, Employment Law, Benefits, Human Resource Management, Compensation, and Human Resource Planning, Managing Organizational Change, Legal Political and Ethical Dimensions
Public Administration Government Management, 12/2010Keller Graduate School of Management － Decatur, GA, United StatesGPA: GPA: 3.5 GPA: 4.0GPA: 3.5 Public Administration Government Management
MS Word MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Power Point.
Typing speed of 40 WPM.
Equal Employment Investigator Training
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Continuous
training to include the LGBT community.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 -
Continuous training to include the ADAA
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Companies Worked For:
DDES Area Service Center
VA Health Eligibility Center
Bureau Of Land Management
United States Marine Corps
Keller Graduate School of Management
Job Titles Held:
Human Resources Assistant
Program Support Clerk
Assistant Property Manager
H-1 Airframes / Hydraulic Mechanic
Human Resource Management , 02/2010 Public Administration Government Management , 12/2010
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