The OEIG is a nonpartisan, independent State agency. Political affiliation and views will not be considered in hiring, assignment of work, evaluations, or discipline (including termination).
The OEIG seeks a diverse workforce and posts vacancies in alternative locations including publications and websites to encourage diversity in the applicant pool
The OEIG is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity/affirmative action in all areas of its employment process, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, discipline, discharge, and the awarding of benefits for all qualified applicants. Therefore, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status (as defined in the Illinois Human Rights Act), citizenship status (consistent with Title 8, U.S. Code, Section 1324A), arrest record, or any other non-merit factor, except bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ), will be excluded from any employment decision or service provided by the OEIG.
In addition, it is the policy of the OEIG that its employees and applicants for employment will be free from any harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or age.
The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities.
OEIG Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy and Plan