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Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers - 13-1041.03

O*NET-SOC Description

Monitor and evaluate compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Investigator
  • Federal Investigator
  • Affirmative Action Officer
  • Contract Compliance Officer
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (EEO Officer)
  • Equal Opportunity Commission Investigator (EOC Investigator)
  • Field Representative
  • Civil Rights Representative
  • Complaint Investigations Officer
  • Human Rights Investigator

SOC Occupation Groups

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists
13-1040 Compliance Officers
13-1041.00 Compliance Officers
13-1041.03 Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers

Related Occupations


  • Act as liaisons between minority placement agencies and employers or between job search committees and other equal opportunity administrators.
  • Conduct surveys and evaluate findings to determine if systematic discrimination exists.
  • Consult with community representatives to develop technical assistance agreements in accordance with governmental regulations.
  • Coordinate, monitor, or revise complaint procedures to ensure timely processing and review of complaints.
  • Counsel newly hired members of minority or disadvantaged groups, informing them about details of civil rights laws.
  • Develop guidelines for non-discriminatory employment practices, and monitor their implementation and impact.
  • Interpret civil rights laws and equal opportunity regulations for individuals or employers.
  • Investigate employment practices or alleged violations of laws to document and correct discriminatory factors.
  • Meet with job search committees or coordinators to explain the role of the equal opportunity coordinator, to provide resources for advertising, or to explain expectations for future contacts.
  • Meet with persons involved in equal opportunity complaints in order to verify case information, and to arbitrate and settle disputes.
  • Participate in the recruitment of employees through job fairs, career days, or advertising plans.
  • Prepare reports of selection, survey, or other statistics and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Provide information, technical assistance, or training to supervisors, managers, or employees on topics such as employee supervision, hiring, grievance procedures, or staff development.
  • Review company contracts to determine actions required to meet governmental equal opportunity provisions.
  • Study equal opportunity complaints to clarify issues.
  • Verify that all job descriptions are submitted for review and approval and that descriptions meet regulatory standards.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on human resources topics.
  • Conduct surveys in organizations.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Coordinate personnel recruitment activities.
  • Coordinate regulatory documentation activities.
  • Develop business relationships.
  • Establish organizational guidelines or policies.
  • Evaluate personnel practices to ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Monitor organizational processes.
  • Negotiate agreements to resolve disputes.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Prepare research reports.
  • Train personnel on managerial topics.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • EO Advisor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Advisor (EOA) (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Advisor (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Advisor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Equal Opportunity Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RL - Human Resources (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • URL - Surface Warfare (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Military Equal Opportunity (MEO)
  • Personnel Systems Management

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Equal Opportunity Officer
  • Equal-Opportunity Representative