• Compliance Officers
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Compliance officers work in a variety of settings to make sure that laws, contracts, regulations, and policies are followed.

    What do they typically do

    • Examine records, reports, or other documents to establish facts or find discrepancies
    • Review permits, licenses, and applications to make sure they comply with licensing requirements
    • Interview individuals to determine the nature of suspected violations and to obtain evidence of violations
    • Determine nature of violations and actions to be taken, and issue written notices of violation
    • Prepare correspondence, reports of inspections or investigations, or recommendations for action
    • Maintain current knowledge base of existing and emerging regulations, standards, or guidance
    • Advise project teams or licensees about subjects related to regulations, laws, and other areas of compliance
    • Prepare, organize, and maintain inspection records

    Number of Jobs

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    Job Growth +1.2%
    Job Opening 686

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
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