boston planning & development agency
TITLE: BOSTON RESIDENT JOBS POLICY COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under direction of the Deputy Director for Compliance and the Assistant Director for Contract Compliance the Boston Resident Jobs Policy Compliance Assistant is tasked with coordinating the development, maintenance, implementation, and revision of policies and procedures for the Boston Resident Jobs Policy (BRJP), the Federal Davis-Bacon Act , other applicable City of Boston regulations and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Act; collecting and analyzing data pertaining to the wages and hours of trades people working on monitored projects as well as maintaining said data in the Department’s compliance database system. Plan, coordinate, manage and conduct construction site visits and inspections in addition to holding meetings with general contractors and subcontractors in order to support the new Boston Resident Jobs Policy Ordinance of the City of Boston, auditing of workforce and payroll records; investigating and verifying Boston residency and ethnicity.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The general duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below.
Work requires an Associate’s degree or equivalent of 3 or more years’ experience in contract compliance administration monitoring federal, state and local wage and hour labor laws, industrial occupations, wage scales, employment practices, or salary and wage administration practices. Proficiency with office software is required. Skill in analyzing written/verbal information and numerical data and making decisions on issues based on interviews, records review, reconstruction of missing or incomplete records and applying legal or regulatory provisions, precedents, and principles to specific investigative matters. Skill in personal contacts requiring the ability to explain requirements and obtain information and cooperation from people with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding, to reconcile conflicting interests and to persuade others to comply voluntarily with requirements. Skill in researching, developing, interpreting, or applying policies, procedures, and operating standards in determining compliance for an organization or government-based program. Ability to interact at a high-level exhibiting sensitivity and prudence with such stakeholders as; local political representation, community activists/liaisons, labor union business managers/agents, real estate development executives, general contractor representatives, subcontractors, trades people and the general public.
Normal office environment; travel to construction sites; must know and observe construction site safety/OSHA precautions.
Little or no exertion; local travel.
**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**