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Attorney Investigator/Fair Housing Coordinator

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City of Cambridge | Cambridge, MA
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Duties include investigating complaints of discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation, conducting fact finding and mediation conferences, and providing technical assistance and information to landlords, tenants, employers, business owners and members of the public, as well as to city agencies and community organizations. The Attorney Investigator provides support to other Commission projects, as needed, and attends monthly Commission meetings (typically first Thursday evening of each month). May be called upon to assist other City departments with investigations on occasion.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:         JD required; Mass. Bar Admission preferred. Three years’ experience with investigation and case management required, mediation experience a plus.  Must have strong research and writing abilities, as well as effective organizational and communication skills. Strong knowledge of anti-discrimination laws and regulations, especially in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations. Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated commitment to civil and human rights. Bi-lingual skills (Spanish and/or Creole) preferred. Demonstrated ability working with diverse ethnic groups and cultures highly desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:       Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to answer phones and maintain multiple files and be able to lift a minimum of at least 10 pounds.  Sufficient mobility to travel back and forth to offsite meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:      Standard office environment with fluorescent lights, air conditioning, computers and other standard office equipment. Noise level can be moderate to high when the office is active with phone calls and walk in claimants.

RATE:            $40.85-$48.23 per hour + excellent benefits

HOURS OF WORK:             37.5 hour workweek,Mon 8:30AM- 8:00 PM, Tues-Thurs 8:30AM-5PM, Fri 8:30 AM- 12 noon

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and letter of interest to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 3/5/20. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.


 

Duties include investigating complaints of discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation, conducting fact finding and mediation conferences, and providing technical assistance and information to landlords…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Competitive benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental + Vision Benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off
  • City Employee Commuter Benefits (T-Pass reimbursement Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)

Competitive benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental + Vision Benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off
  • City Employee Commuter Benefits (T-Pass reimbursement…

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and letter of interest to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 3/5/20. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and letter of interest to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax…

Location

795 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 309, Cambridge, MA 02139

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