Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Labor Law Investigation Supervisor

Based in Pittsburgh, PA


Salary: $56,900.00 – $86,514.00 Annually

Location: Allegheny County, PA

Job Type: Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time  |  Job Number: N-2023-68698

Department: Department of Labor & Industry  |  Division: LI BLLC Pgh Rgnl Off

Opening Date: 11/20/2023  |  Closing Date: 12/5/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code: 70120  |  Position Number: 00016720

Union: AFSCME  |  Bargaining Unit: G2  |  Pay Group: ST07

Bureau / Division Code: 00124625  |  Bureau / Division: Labor and Industry Bureau of Labor Law Compliance, Pittsburgh Regional Office

Worksite Address: Pgh Annex - Piatt Place  |  Worksite Address: 301 5th Avenue Suite 350

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  |  Zip Code: 15222

Contact Name: Felicia Newbury  |  Contact Phone: 717.787.0626  |  Contact Email: fnewbury@pa.gov

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The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry is seeking a Labor Law Investigator District Office Supervisor. This exciting and rewarding position supervises investigations of 13 different labor laws and their regulations including the Minimum Wage Act, Child Labor Act, and Prevailing Wage Act. The work is fast-paced and instrumental in ensuring labor laws are adhered to across the Commonwealth. If you enjoy overseeing challenging investigations for an assigned territory, this position could be for you!

As a Labor Law Investigator District Office Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising investigations to ensure the enforcement of Pennsylvania’s thirteen labor laws. Successful candidates will have interest in labor and employment law enforcement.

The District Office Supervisor will perform the following duties:

  • Supervise investigators as they investigate labor law claims
  • Assign cases and review cases before closeouts
  • Administer training to staff
  • Educate employers, organizations, and employees of the requirements of the laws and on recent legal decisions affecting the application of such laws
  • Mediate disagreements between claimants and employers
  • Oversee site visits
  • Travel, as necessary, to business locations, including construction sites, for investigations and educational outreach
  • Create investigative work plans with investigators
  • Testify in administrative hearings as well as civil and criminal court cases
  • Communicate with employers, employees, and bureau director about what is transpiring with an investigation

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  1. Full-time employment.
  2. Work hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  3. Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Pittsburgh.
  4. This position can be part-time telework eligible and is primarily responsible for supervising investigations in the following counties: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Greene, Fayette, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Westmoreland Washington.
  5. While not a requirement, bilingual proficiency is a plus!
  6. Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  7. You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  1. Two years of experience as a Labor Law Investigator; or
  2. Four years of technical investigative or construction and trades experience and an associate's degree in a field related to investigative or construction and trades work; or
  3. Three years of technical investigative or construction and trades experience and a bachelor’s degree; or
  4. An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements:

  1. You must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the counties of primary assignment: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Greene, Fayette, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Westmoreland, or Washington.
  2. You must be willing to travel to these counties on a regular basis: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Greene, Fayette, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Westmoreland Washington.
  3. You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

  1. Experience in conducting investigations or working in construction and trades, business management, financial services, accounting, or conflict resolution.
  2. An associate's degree or greater, in a field related to investigative work construction and trades, business management, financial services, accounting, or conflict resolution.
  3. Experience enforcing labor standards or labor and employment laws.
  4. Experience testifying at administrative or court hearings.
  5. The ability to speak and write in multiple languages.

How to Apply:

  1. Résumés, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  2. If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  3. Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  4. Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


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