Child Care Licensing Inspector
|Date Opened||2/27/2018 12:01:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/13/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$32,843.20 - $52,561.60/year|
|Job Type||Open Recruitment|
IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child Care Center Management or any Behavioral or Social Science field.
- Two (2) years of experience as a licensing inspector of child care facilities or family child care homes or as a manager, owner or operator of a child care facility or family child care home.
- Ability to use considerable initiative, think independently, and exercise sound judgment.
- Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) preferred
An Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child Care Center Management or any
Behavioral or Social Science field; and
One year of experience as a licensing inspector of child care facilities or family day care homes; and Possession of a valid Driver License.
An equivalent combination of education (not less than a high school diploma/GED), training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job specific competencies listed above; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
- Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
- Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
- Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
- Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals
- Frequently sitting at a desk or table
- Frequently standing and/or walking around inside and outside of child care facilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
- Inspects child care facilities and family day care homes, observing conditions of physical plants and delivery of child care services, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Provides information, technical advice and guidance to facility owners/operators on child development, children’s health and safety and other pertinent information.
- Identifies the need for specific programs that would promote a higher quality of child care.
- Organizes, promotes and conducts workshops to educate owners/operators/parents of licensing requirements and issues involved in operating a safe and healthy environment for young children.
- Investigates or assists superiors in investigating complaints of owner/operator violations.
- Presents findings to and confers with superiors on the appropriate method of enforcement in unusual cases.
- Prepares license revocation cases and testifies at administrative and court hearings.
- Prepares reports on inspections conducted and actions taken.
- Maintains required records and files.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements concerning the licensing and operation of child care centers and family dare care homes in Hillsborough County.
- Knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit to which assigned.
- Knowledge of County building codes and ordinances.
- Ability to prioritize work.
- Ability to follow established procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
- Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
- Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
- Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
- Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
- Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
- Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*