Wage and Hour Investigator (English and Spanish OR Portuguese REQUIRED) – 36,515.00 – 58,802.00 $ /year

Wage and Hour Investigator (English and Spanish OR Portuguese REQUIRED)

Salary Range: 36,515.00 – 58,802.00 $ /year
Open Period: Friday, April 01, 2016 to Thursday, April 14, 2016
Series & Grade: GS-1849-05/07
Position Information: Full Time  Permanent
Promotion Potential: 12
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy – Queens, NY
Who May Be Considered: U.S. Citizens; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area. Also being advertised as job announcement #MS-16-BNY-WHD-102 for status applicants. To be considered for each, apply to BOTH jobs.
Security Clearance: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Supervisory Status: No


About the Agency

This position will be located at the Wage and Hour office in Queens, NY however, the employee will report to the New York District Office until the Queens office is opened (date yet to be determined). The WHD enforces Federal minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The WHD also enforces the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA), field sanitation and housing standards in the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and a number of employment standards and worker protections provided in the immigration law. Additionally, the WHD administers and enforces the prevailing wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act and the McNamara O’Hara Service Contract Act and other statutes applicable to Federal contracts for construction and for the provision of goods and services. These positions are inside the bargaining unit. The full performance level is GS-12. There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval. Based on management’s needs, more than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.


You can view our benefits at: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/doljobs/BenefitsPermanentVacancies.htm 

Other Information:

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

The Department of Labor does not make unfavorable hiring decisions on the basis of an applicant’s previous or current unemployment, or the fact that an applicant has experienced financial difficulty through no fault of his/her own and has undertaken good faith efforts to meet his/her financial obligations. Consideration is given to financial status in relation to appointments only where required by law, regulation, or Executive Order.

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