FAQs

Some recruitments may take several weeks to complete. If you have not heard anything within three weeks, you should call the recruiter listed at the bottom of the last page of the job bulletin.

In keeping with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the County will explore the possibility of making a reasonable accommodation to your disability throughout the selection process and in the work place. If you believe you need such an accommodation, you should request it from the recruiter responsible for conducting the recruitment or the EEO Access Office.

Normally, the EEO Access Office conducts all investigations in as confidential manner as possible. However, legal procedures may require disclosure of certain information.

a.  A copy of the complaint form can be accessed here: Recruitment Complaint Form

No, normally you may come in on county time; however, you must make an appointment first, and you must notify your supervisor. An appointment may also be made over a lunch hour or before / after normal work hours.

Our investigator reviews your complaint form, interviews you, the persons you allege have discriminated against you, and witnesses you have identified. All written documents are reviewed. The information gathered during the investigation is evaluated in light of federal, state and County EEO law to determine if discrimination has occurred.

There are employment practices that you feel may be unfair but are not illegal. Unless you have some information to support your belief that you may have been discriminated against in conjunction with one of the legal bases, the EEO Access Office may not be able to substantiate your complaint. However, a representative from the EEO Access Office can discuss your concerns with you and may refer you to other County resources.

Harassment occurs in many forms. In general, it is unwelcomed, unwanted and repeated behavior based upon race, age, national origin, disability or religion which is abusive, humiliating or threatening. Sexual harassment is a form of harassment involving visual, physical and verbal behavior of a sexual nature.

You may telephone the EEO Access Office at 714-834-7304 to arrange an appointment or you may ask that a complaint form be sent to you.

You may telephone the EEO Access Office any time to receive an update.

The office is given autonomy to conduct investigations and report discrimination when found. To do otherwise would not be in the best interest of complainants or the County.