The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is one of the premier civil rights agencies in the federal government. For more than 50 years, OFCCP has been on the front lines of protecting workers, promoting diversity, and enforcing the laws that require those who do business with the federal government – contractors and subcontractors – to ban discrimination in employment.
OFCCP ensures that Equal Employment Opportunity laws protect the nearly one-in-four American workers is employed by 200,000 federal contractors. Given this breadth of purview, OFCCP’s enforcement actions send a clear message that when it comes to creating a level playing field for workers, the United States Government puts its money where its mouth is.
Anyone interested in a career in civil rights and public service is encouraged to check out the following job openings at OFCCP’s national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and our offices around the country.
OFCCP employs approximately 450 employees nationwide, the majority of which are Equal Opportunity Specialists.
Equal Opportunity Specialists play a key role in conducting compliance evaluations of federal contractors, investigating complaints and providing compliance assistance.
The following skill sets are required for these positions:
- Knowledge of law, executive orders, and precedents related to Equal Employment Opportunity
- Knowledge of investigative techniques and statistical concepts
- Interpersonal skills
- Written communication
- Oral communication