County of Alameda

Licensing Evaluator Supervisor (#6735)

Bargaining Unit: PACE - SETs & Appeals Officers (S06)
$45.65-$54.96 Hourly / $3,652.00-$4,396.80 BiWeekly /
$7,912.67-$9,526.40 Monthly / $94,952.00-$114,316.80 Yearly

Under direction, supervises a group of Licensing Evaluators involved in the inspection, evaluation and licensing of foster care facilities, ensuring such facilities meet established standards for the health and safety of those individuals being served; and other duties as required.


The class of Licensing Evaluator Supervisor is distinguished from the next lower one of Licensing Evaluator in that the former class is a first-line supervisor while the latter class is the journey-level worker performing the licensing and evaluation of foster care facilities.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Supervises, plans, organizes, evaluates and directs the work and staff of the section which is responsible for conducting on-site inspections of foster care facilities to determine eligibility for licensing and renewal of licenses; reviews and approves work to ensure uniformity and conformity with policies and procedures; provides consultation and direction to staff; conducts quality assurance reviews of work of Licensing Evaluators.

2. Reviews complaints regarding licensed facilities and analyzes problems arising out of operation of foster care homes; ensures that all appropriate personnel and agencies are notified of the complaint allegations; reviews statement of findings from investigation and approves recommendations in plan of correction, or if complaint is unfounded/unsubstantiated, forwards Statement of Findings to State; testifies at hearing in most serious cases; recommends revocation of license for facilities found to be continually in non-compliance.

3. Instructs new Child Welfare Workers on licensing policies and procedures; informs staff of changes in policies and procedures; interprets provisions of Health and Safety Codes; contacts various Building Inspection Units to determine local zoning regulations and building codes to ensure that licensed facilities are conforming or if proposed construction/remodeling meets codes.

4. Ensures that all cases are entered and maintained in appropriate computer systems; leads special projects or study teams as assigned; reviews and prepares statistical reports relating to caseload and productivity; attends various meetings representing the program and agency

Either I


The equivalent of one year of full-time experience as a Licensing Evaluator in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)


The equivalent of two years’ full-time experience as an Eligibility Technician III, or an equivalent or higher level classification, in the Alameda County classified service (non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts) that provided the knowledge and abilities listed below.


The equivalent of three years of full-time experience involving the analytical, evaluative or enforcement duties for a social service program for children in need of care and supervision as provided in community care facilities.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Principles, practices and techniques used in the administration of the Community Care Licensing Program.
• Organization and operation of Community Care facilities.
• Community resources and social service organizations.
• Provisions of the Health and Safety Code, Social Security Act, and other State and federal rules, regulations and laws related to out-of-home care programs.
• Scope and activities of public and private social service agencies.
• Principles and methods of supervision and personnel activities.
• Group and individual training methods.
• Foster Family computerized tracking system - CWS/CMS.


• Plan, organize, direct and control the work of others.
• Analyze and problem solve.
• Make decisions.
• Interpret provisions of the Health and Safety Code, Social Security Act and other State and Federal rules, regulations and laws pertaining to out-of-home care programs.
• Management control
• Obtain accurate data and record and report such data systematically.
• Orally communicate
• Communicate in writing
• Leadership
• Interpersonal relations
• Flexibility

Old document: 6735h.doc
New document: Jobspecs/6735
CSC Date: 4/1/98


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.

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