Child Care Aide (#TS9259)
$16.28-$19.78 Hourly / $2,821.00-$3,428.94 Monthly / $33,852.00-$41,147.31 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, provides basic childcare for young children of Human Services Agency clients visiting the main facility; and performs other and related work as required.


The Child Care Aide provides care and nurturing for young children and acts as a role model.


  • Provides basic childcare to young children assuring general well being and maintaining a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Responds to inappropriate behavior providing positive, appropriate disciplinary action in order to ensue a safe environment.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationship with the children and their parents; acts as role model.
  • Maintains health and safety standards; administers first aid whenever necessary.


Experience:  Six months childcare experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group childcare program.


Substitution:  12 units in early childhood education can substitute for the six months of experience.


Special Requirement:  Must pass fingerprinting as mandated by state law


Certificates:  Must obtain certification in Basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within the first six months of employment and maintain such certification during employment.


Basic characteristics and special needs of young children; basic practices of child care hygiene; appropriate disciplinary techniques; principles child development.


Interact effectively and appropriately with young children; work as a team member; maintain confidentiality of clients and children; develop and maintain effective working relations with a wide variety of individuals; express self-effectively verbally; read and understand basic related written material; follow directions.


Mobility-Standing, sitting, walking, occasional bending and squatting, crawling; Frequency of Lifting-Frequent lifting of 5 lbs. to 30 lbs; occasional lifting of 30 to 70 lbs.; occasional restraining, lifting, turning heavy objects/people; Visual-Constant overall vision, frequent color perception, eye/hand coordination, depth perception, field of vision; some reading and close-up work; Dexterity-Constant holding, frequent reaching, grasping, occasional repetitive motion and writing;  Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing normal speech, some hearing on telephone/radio; hearing faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors-Occasional emergency situations; occasional exposure to grief, trauma, death; occasional public contact; occasional decision making; working alone, working weekends/nights and overtime.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: TS9259; EST: 7/31/2002;