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Child Care Licensing Specialist I/II

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Oklahoma Department Of Human Services
Physical Address

Guymon, OK 73942
Job Description

This position is located in Guymon, OK

Child Care Licensing Specialist

Annual Salary:

+ Level I 0030 – $35,059.00 + State Employee Benefits

+ Level II 9063 – 37,687.39 + State Employee Benefits


Help OKDHS ensure that children in your community are safe at child care facilities! This position is responsible for inspecting child care facilities in local county and surrounding areas, to ensure compliance with regulations. Travel may be extensive, but will be in a state-owned vehicle or mileage will be reimbursed.

Minimum Qualifications

Level I: Bachelor’s Degree in any field is required;

Level II: Applicant may have:

+ A Master’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or social work,


+ A Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, and social work, and one year of professional level experience in child care licensing, early childhood education, or social work,


+ A bachelor’s degree in any field plus two years of professional experience in child care licensing, early childhood education, social work, or in a licensed childcare or formal early childhood setting.

Job responsibilities

+ Manages a caseload in local county and surrounding areas;

+ Monitors and assesses Child Care facilities to ensure compliance with licensing requirements and certification criteria for the differential quality rate and the special needs rate for children with disabilities;

+ Conducts complaint investigations;

+ Identifies and investigates unlicensed facilities;

+ Provides necessary training for caregivers;

+ Attend all required meetings, training, and workshops;

+ Other duties as assigned.

Preference may be given for applicants with written and conversational skills in Spanish and English.

If you have questions, please email

Announcement Number 20-GH027

This is an unclassified state position.


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