Texas Health and Human Services Commission
CCL Inspector I
This position performs social service work by regulating and monitoring child care facilities in accordance with the Texas Family Code, Human Resources Code, Minimum Standards, and Licensing Policy and Procedures Handbook. Work involves making facility inspections, conducting orientation meetings for applicants, and working with the community to enhance child care and child development. The position interacts routinely with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services staff, representatives from various organizations, and general public. Essential Job Functions:
Evaluates new applications and child care facilities to issue licenses and registrations. ?Monitors licensed and registered child care facilities, documents compliance or noncompliance with standards using agency forms, and notifies child care providers of required corrective or adverse actions being taken. ?Investigates complaints, serious incidents and reports in licensed, registered, and unregulated child care facilities. ?Provides training and technical assistance to child care providers on issues related to minimum standards. ?Provides information to and solicits information from parents, providers, and the general public about licensed and registered child care. ?Responds to emergency complaints of abuse/neglect in licensed/registered and illegal child care operations. ?Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations. ?Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts. ?Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy. Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of Texas laws relating to regulation of child care, child abuse/neglect, and immunization of children. ? Skill in effective verbal and written communication. ? Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. ? Ability to initiate and participate in enforcement of regulations concerning child care facilities. ? Ability to evaluate facility's operations in relation to Department guidelines for management of child care facilities. ? Ability to work with diverse groups of people with conflicting goals and priorities with tact and diplomacy. ? Ability to operate basic office equipment including, fax and copy machines, and camera/AV equipment. ? Ability to travel. Registration or Licensure Requirements:
This position requires use of the applicant's personal motor vehicle to complete job functions. Applicants for positions must have a reliable motor vehicle, and acceptable driving record for the past five years, and a current, valid Texas driver's license appropriate for the vehicle and passenger or cargo load. Applicants must provide proof of driving record and license. Initial Selection Criteria:
Successful completion of any associated on-line assessment. Child Care Licensing Inspector I: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university OR currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector I OR one year previous experience as a Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Child Care Licensing Inspector IV: Nine months cumulative Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector experience AND currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Inspector I or former Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector III AND have received Child Care Licensing Advanced Specialist/Inspector Certification OR currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Inspector IV OR previous experience as a Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector IV in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Child Care Licensing Inspector V: Thirty three months cumulative Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector experience AND currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Inspector IV AND have received Child Care Licensing Advanced Specialist/Inspector Certification OR currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Inspector V OR previous experience as a Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector V in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Additional Information:
Additional Information: This position may be filled at any level from a CCL Inspector I to a CCL Inspector V. Factors such as education and experience may be considered when establishing the starting salary; however, the starting salary for this position may not exceed the maximum of the pay group. Applicants for this position who are screened and selected for further consideration are required to complete on-line assessments as part of the hiring process. Applicants must complete the on-line assessments to be eligible to progress through the process and possibly receive an interview. If the applicant is not deemed a match for the position, the applicant will not be invited for an interview. Applicants must wait 6 months to re-take any assessment. As part of the assessments process, applicants receive an e-mail providing instructions on how to complete the assessments. The subject of the email is DFPS Assessments Process Update. The assessments are web based and may be completed from any computer with internet access. The assessments are confidential and take approximately 2 to 2.5 hours to complete. Please note, credentials for the assessments may expire after five (5) days and candidates with incomplete assessments may not be moved forward in the process. This position may be in a mobile unit which means the majority of the work will be conducted using mobile technology, such as a tablet, while away from the office. Being mobile requires working independently yet still being responsive to supervision and your assigned unit. Newly-hired DFPS employees in eligible positions will be assigned a DFPS cellular phone. Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68R, 35M, 06, 6033, 2A7X2, AM, 35M. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk here. Preferred Experience ? Child Development ? Day Care and Day Care Administration Preferred Degrees ? Early Childhood Development ? Human Development ? Early Childhood Education PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: These requirements are not exhaustive, and additional job related physical requirements may be added to these by individual agencies on an as needed basis. Corrective devices may be used to meet physical requirements. These are typical requirements; however, reasonable accommodations are possible. Physical Activities: He/she is frequently asked to stand, hear and talk; he/she is occasionally asked to climb. Physical Demands: The incumbent typically performs work that requires him/her to exert up to 20 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Visual Requirements: The incumbent must be able to see objects clearly at 20 inches or less, and at 20 or more feet. In addition, he/she must be able to adjust his/her eyes to bring objects into focus, distinguish colors, see objects in his/her peripheral vision, and see objects in three dimensions. Working Conditions: He/she typically works in a mobile environment (the majority of work is performed outside of the office environment) and is exposed occasionally to adverse environmental conditions including, but not necessarily limited to, extreme heat, wetness and humidity, chemicals, close quarters, gases and heights. Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called to an agency for an interview must notify the interviewing agency in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.
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