Compliance Officers:

Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere.

Also includes

Environmental Compliance Inspectors , Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers , Government Property Inspectors and Investigators , Coroners , Regulatory Affairs Specialists , Customs Brokers

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $58,970.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 4,060
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.48 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Conflict Management
Intellectual Risk-taking
Work Ethic
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Conduct legal hearings to investigate and delineate the actions of individuals or organizations
Review facts to determine if criminal act or statue violation is involved
Gather physical evidence
Collect evidence for legal proceedings
Analyze data to discover facts in case
Review laws for understanding and application
Analyze evidence or facts
Identify laws or court decisions relevant to pending cases
Conduct surveys in organizations
Conduct field research
Collect statistical data
Determine effects of pollution
Conduct interviews to gather information about business operations
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Investigate legal issues
Obtain documentation to authorize activities
Collect personal information
Research property records
Investigate complaints, disturbances, or violations

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor organizational compliance with regulations
Evaluate personnel practices to ensure adherence to regulations
Detect infractions of rules
Analyze environmental regulations to ensure organizational compliance
Ensure conformance to building regulations
Monitor organizational processes
Maintain safe environment for children
Maintain safe work environment
Monitor business indicators
Monitor contract performance
Monitor timing or metering devices to regulate environmental conditions

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect food, meat, or meat products
Inspect waste disposal or treatment facilities for regulatory compliance
Inspect facilities or equipment to ensure event or session specifications are met
Inspect property for condition, damage, or deterioration
Perform tests to assess compliance with standards
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Inspect objects using x-ray or magnetic methods
Inspect core samples to determine nature of strata
Inspect growing environment
Test materials to verify safety standards
Perform quality assurance testing

Analyzing Data or Information

Evaluate impact of governmental or other types of regulations or laws
Determine regulatory limitations on project
Interpret laws or legislation
Analyze employment and personnel data
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Examine financial records or processes
Determine liability of organization or client
Examine biological material specimens
Monitor chemical action of substances
Analyze ecosystem data

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Oversee business processes
Coordinate logistics or other business operations
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Coordinate regulatory documentation activities
Direct activities of physicians or technologists
Coordinate personnel recruitment activities
Administer personnel recruitment or hiring activities
Supervise personnel involved in business operations or analytics

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Approve/Disallow application or license
Determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend organizational or legal action
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Implement pollution control techniques
Determine program eligibility
Appraise value of documents, manuscripts, photographs, or artifacts
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards
Implement air quality control measures

Real-Time Job Posting Statistics

Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Environmental Management
Business Development
Environmental Health and Safety
Pollution Prevention
Environmental Engineering

Related Licensing Requirements

Occupational Riverboat Gambling License (18-0000000026)

In order to obtain a license to work in a riverboat casino, the candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that woul interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Demonstrate a level of skill of knowledge that the commission determines is necessary to perform the skills necessary for the occupation. Submit a full set of fingerprints. Pay all application and licensure fees.

- Indiana Gaming Commission (3172330046)

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