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Office of Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity



The Director of OCEE  serves as the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Officer. The EEO/AA Officer monitors the application of all mandates from Federal and state enforcement entities to businesses receiving funds from the agency. Federal and state regulations mandates the EEO/AA Officer to serve as liaison between the agency and all EEO authorities.

OCEE is committed to achieving full and effective utilization of qualified persons in the state regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, ancestry, national origin, military status, political affiliation or sexual orientation. IDNR is taking affirmative action to correct underutilization of minorities, females and people with disabilities at all levels of employment.
It is the department's policy to make all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, other personnel practices, contract or grant awards without discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, ancestry, national origin, military status, political affiliation or other factors which cannot be lawfully used as the basis for an employment, contract or grant decision.

This departmental policy extends to all activities and programs which are conducted statewide by other agencies, institutions, organizations or political subdivisions where service and/or financial assistance are made available by the department through contracts or other arrangements using Federal or state funds.

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Director:  Jay Johnson
217-782-2662
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