Child Care Licensing Specialist I/II
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Guymon, OK 73942
This position is located in Guymon, OK
Child Care Licensing Specialist
+ Level I 0030 – $35,059.00 + State Employee Benefits
+ Level II 9063 – 37,687.39 + State Employee Benefits
Travel is EXTENSIVE
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.
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.
+ 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 DHS.Careers@okdhs.org
Announcement Number 20-GH027
This is an unclassified state position.