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Child Care Licensing Specialist III

Recruitment #180705-H24C-I06

Introduction

ALL INTERAGENCY HIRES WILL BE REINSTATED AND BE REQUIRED TO SERVE A TWELVE MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

Announcement #:
18-N077.1
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEES/REINSTATEMENTS ONLY.
Organization:
Child Care Services-Oklahoma D-Licensing
Address: 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Travel: Extensive

Job Description, essential functions:
Manages a caseload located in north central Oklahoma and surrounding areas. Monitors and assesses child care facilities to ensure compliance with licensing requirements and criteria for the differential quality rate and special needs rate for children with disabilities. Conducts complaint investigations, identifies and investigates unlicensed facilities. Provides necessary training for caregivers. May act as backup supervisor.

Job description, marginal functions:
Will attend all meetings, required training and workshops.

Preference/Selective Qualifications Statement:
May be given for early childhood/child development background &/or bilingual candidates with written and conversational skills in Spanish and English.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving providing professional services to child care facilities, families and children.  Services include on-sight monitoring of child care facilities to ensure compliance with licensing requirements; reviewing and recommending/approving case actions; and investigating complaints involving violations of the Oklahoma Child Care Facilities Licensing Act and violations of licensing requirements, including abuse and neglect of children in both licensed and unlicensed facilities; and assisting child care providers in meeting minimum requirements and attaining optimum quality by providing on-going technical assistance and consultation to the facility.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:     
This is the specialist level where employees are designated as lead workers or back-up supervisors to Level I or Level II employees.  Responsibilities include assigning caseloads, providing training in caseload principles and practices and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and agencies policies, procedures and practices.  Employees at this level will provide casework services at all levels of difficulty and complexity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one of the following:

  • A master’s degree in early childhood education, child development or social work plus one additional year of professional experience in child care licensing.
  • A bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or social work and one year of professional level experience in child care licensing, early childhood education or social work, plus one additional year of professional experience in child care licensing.
  • A bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in child care licensing, early childhood education, social work, or in a licensed childcare or formal early childhood setting plus one additional year of professional experience in child care licensing.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.



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