Private Practice

Workplace & Regulatory Investigator

May 9, 2024

At Barker Hutchinson we’re building a culture where differences are valued and where every employee is celebrated for their unique perspective. We want to add to our culture at Barker Hutchinson and we want you to be a part of that. Join us and be part of our intelligent, insightful, and dynamic team.

Barker Hutchinson & Associates is recognized as an industry leader in professional regulation and workplace investigations.   We have developed a reputation for thorough, timely, transparent investigations. Our team of investigators has decades of collective experience conducting investigations for many of Ontario’s professional regulatory bodies and employers.

THE ROLE

We are currently seeking a Workplace & Regulatory Investigator to join our team.

As an investigator you will be tasked with complex, high-profile investigations for a variety of employers and professional regulators. A significant proportion of your cases will involve allegations of harassment, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, inappropriate billing practices, practice related concerns and other forms of professional misconduct.

At Barker Hutchinson you will be supported to reach your full potential as an investigator. You will be given a high degree of autonomy while being provided consistent mentorship and guidance. You will work primarily from home with the ability to travel during investigations.

As an investigator you will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting complex investigations for a variety of regulators and employers;
  • Creating investigation plans for all cases;
  • Liaising with other investigators;
  • Liaising with regulators, employers and counsel;
  • Interviewing complainants, respondents and witnesses;
  • Drafting factual findings and evaluating respondents’ conduct against applicable policy and legislation;
  • Gathering information from a variety of resources;
  • Generating reports that will be read by Barker Hutchinson & Associates’ clients; and
  • Testifying in Court and at hearings, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements for successful candidacy include:

  • Degree in Law, Health, Human Resources or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience;
  • Superior written and oral communication skills;
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Province of Ontario;
  • A high degree of discretion and sensitivity;
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple assignments at any given time;
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines;
  • Ability to adapt to changing tasks and priorities; and
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.

Candidates with the following skills are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Experience conducting workplace investigations;
  • Experience investigating allegations of harassment, inappropriate billing or sexual abuse;
  • Fluency in another language (written and oral).

REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary and incentive program
  • Paid time off programs including vacation, personal and sick days
  • Fully remote position and flexible schedule (occasional travel may be required)
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, HCSA, & Life Insurance)
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer contributions
  • Paid opportunities for continuous learning and professional development

TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume in a single PDF file to careers@barkerhutchinson.com to be considered. Applications must include a cover letter to be eligible for consideration.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: careers@barkerhutchinson.com.

Barker Hutchinson & Associates Ltd.

www.barkerhutchinson.com

For more than 35 years Barker Hutchinson & Associates has been recognized as an industry leader in professional regulation investigations. We have developed a reputation for thorough, timely, transparent investigations. Our team of investigators has decades of collective experience conducting investigations for many of Ontario’s professional regulatory bodies. We employ investigators from a wide variety of backgrounds, including lawyers, health professionals, former police officers and career investigators. At Barker Hutchinson you will find yourself amongst intelligent, insightful, and engaged colleagues.

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Barker Hutchinson & Associates Ltd.


City

Toronto

Size of Company

10 - 50 people

Area of Practice

Employment

Experience Required

5+ years