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Hillsborough County Government

Child Care Supervisor (#CHCSPVGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs supervisory child care duties safeguarding the general welfare of youths assigned to a county child caring center.


A Bachelor's degree in a Social or Behavioral Science or in Education; and
Two years of experience working with youths as a counselor, recreation leader, or instructor or as a care provider to emotionally, mentally or physically disabled youths; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of NAPPI crisis intervention, counseling and physical restraint techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit or department to which assigned.
  • Working knowledge of the elementary principles and terminology of child development and social intervention techniques.
  • Working knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).
  • Working knowledge of child/adolescent developmental stages.
  • Working knowledge of available social support agencies and resources in the community.
  • Working knowledge of First Aid, CPR and Universal Precautions.
  • Some knowledge of the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
  • Skill in the application of counseling techniques.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability and willingness to work with youth with emotional, mental or physical disabilities.
  • Ability to detect potential dangers to youth or staff and take appropriate actions to prevent them.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to physically restrain youth weighing up to 107 pounds when required.
  • Ability to participate in physical/outdoor activities that may require bending, stooping and lifting.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in accordance with established Federal, State and local laws and ordinances.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.


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.

  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
  • Provides program coverage by scheduling relief personnel as required.
  • Monitors safety and care of children during assigned shift.
  • Dispenses prescribed medication and reports medical condition of children to nurses.
  • Conducts shift meetings and disseminates information to staff as needed.
  • Completes and monitors reports and logs such as emergency shelter care unit, visitation unit, medical, and vehicle.
  • Supervises all intakes, discharges and transfers of clients.
  • Performs Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention (NAPPI) crisis intervention, counseling or physical restraint.
  • Insures standards of health and safety are maintained by monitoring status of clients and by inspecting facilities and recommending or implementing corrective action.
  • Transports clients using assigned county vehicle as required.
  • Administers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation¬†(CPR) and First Aid as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.