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DAY CARE LICENSING REPRESENTATIVE II (UPWARD MOBILITY)- 1147200

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 6, 2021
Location: 

Belleville, IL, US, 62220-3089

Job Requisition ID:  2051

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus

 

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services  

Bid ID Number2113022-137740L
Closing Date/Time:  04/20/2021 
Salary:  $4,587 - $6,820 (Anticipated Starting Salary $4,587/mo) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  St._Clair 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

***Do not apply online. Send CMS100 or CMS100B to the agency contact email address listed below***

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

 

Under supervision, conducts initial licensing studies and re-licensing reviews of day care centers and homes to determine eligibility for licensing or re-licensing; conducts preliminary reviews of the files of day centers and homes; conducts on-site inspection; initiates re-licensing activity; makes appropriate licensing recommendations following review; provides ongoing monitoring of assigned day care centers and homes; investigates alleged violations of the Illinois Child Care Act and Department standards and regulations as applied to licensed, unlicensed, and license-exempt facilities; obtains fire and health clearances for day care facilities from the Department of Public Health and state and local fire inspectors.

 

25%  1.  Conducts initial licensing studies and re-licensing reviews of day care centers and homes, according to prescribed standards, to determine eligibility for licensing or re-licensing; conducts preliminary reviews of the files of day care centers and homes; conducts on-site inspection, reviewing and checking programs, facility records, staffing plans, equipment, and physical plant; conducts inspection conferences with facility officers; drives to various locations to conduct on-site reviews.

 

20%  2.  Initiates re-licensing activity (requesting necessary inspections, providing reapplication forms, etc.) prior to the expiration date of day care center and home licenses; provides on-site and other consultation as deemed necessary; makes appropriate licensing recommendations following completion of review.

 

15%  3.  Provides ongoing monitoring of assigned day care centers and homes, visiting each at least once per year and making additional visits as needed; monitors facility operations to ensure compliance with DCFS licensing standards.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

 

15%  4.  Investigates alleged violations of the Illinois Child Care Act and Department standards and regulations as applied to licensed, unlicensed, and license-exempt facilities; prepares, summarizes, and presents licensing reports and investigative studies; develops documentation for enforcement action and makes recommendations for licensing action; maintains appropriate statistical records.

 

 5%  5.  Coordinates services with other local, state, or federal standard-setting agencies concerned with inspecting, licensing, funding, and monitoring day care centers, day care homes, or group day care homes.

 

 5%  6.  Obtains fire and health clearances for day care facilities from the Department of Public Health and state and local fire inspectors.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

 

 5%  7.  Maintains client records (to include filing documents as needed) in accordance with federal and state statutes and guidelines, Department rule, procedure, and accreditation standards, monitoring to ensure that all documentation from other Department sources has been included.

 

 5%  8.  Provides input into unit meetings; attends orientation meetings regarding licensing requirements, procedures, policies, etc.

 

 5%  9.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  • Requires working knowledge of early childhood development.
  • Requires working knowledge of child psychology.
  • Requires working knowledge of program planning and educational methods for young children.
  • Requires working knowledge of normal development of personality.
  • Requires ability to interpret and make public presentations regarding the licensing program.
  • Requires ability to work cooperatively with staff, day care operators, board and community organizations and other disciplines.
  • Requires ability to prepare accurate reports.
  • Requires ability to prepare letters appropriate to the function of the position.
  • Requires ability to maintain effective staff and agency relationships.
  • Requires ability to undertake difficult and complex assignments.
  • May require ability to speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level.

 

Employment Conditions

 

  • Requires an appropriate valid driver's license.
  • Requires daily access to reliable transportation.

 

Education Degree

 

  • Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Requires two years professional experience in early childhood, day care center, kindergarten, or a day care licensing program.

 

Education Major

 

  • specialization in early childhood education or child development.

 

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 1220 Centreville Ave Belleville, IL 62220-3089  
Agency Contact:  Zackary.Booher@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Social Services  

Supervisor: Vacant

 

SEND YOUR BIDS TO

Posting ID#  2113022-137740L

Name:  Karen Wagner

Phone:  312-328-2461

Address:  1911 S. Indiana, Chicago, IL 60616

Email:  DCFS.LicensingPersonnel@illinois.gov (perferred)

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and a scanned copy of Offical College Transcripts to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Failure to provide Official College Transcripts will result in disqualification

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and a scanned copy of Offical College Transcripts to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Failure to provide Official College Transcripts will result in disqualification

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and a scanned copy of Offical College Transcripts to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Failure to provide Official College Transcripts will result in disqualification

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after)  and a scanned copy of Offical College Transcripts to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Failure to provide Official College Transcripts will result in disqualification

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and a scanned copy of Offical College Transcripts to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.
    • Failure to provide Official College Transcripts will result in disqualification