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CHILD CARE LICENSING SPECIALIST TRAINEE MSDE

BALTIMORE CITY 203891+060777

Recruitment #14-005004-001

GRADE

Standard Salary Grade 13  Annual Salary Range $35,840-$51,564

LOCATION OF POSITION

Child Care Licensing Office Region II (Baltimore City) 2700 N. Charles Street, Suite 203 Baltimore, MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

These are professional entry level positions responsible for learning how to perform the duties and responsibilities of inspecting, licensing and monitoring child care centers, family day care homes and non public nursery schools This position functions under the close supervision of a Child Care Licensing Supervisor.

POSITION DUTIES

Inspects child care facilities in order to ensure compliance with child care regulations by following standard Office of Child Care licensing procedures; enforces child care regulation in day care centers and family day care homes to ensure the provision of quality child education development programs; investigates complaints against child care facilities to determine validity of allegations by following procedures in COMAR; compiles, evaluates, and maintains application materials, case files, data bases, and reports to determine eligibility for child care licensure and to ensure adequate documentation of facilities by following policies and procedures; identifies and documents noncompliance’s that could potentially lead to enforcement actions in order to ensure health/safety and welfare of children; provides information to providers and the general public to promote quality child care by educating and informing on child care practices, policies, regulations and resources

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Education, Social Work or Psychology from an accredited four-year college or university. NOTE: Possession of an associate’s degree in early childhood development, teacher education, sociology or psychology and two years work experience inspecting, licensing and monitoring child care centers, family day care homes or non-public nursery schools may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred: A Bachelor's degree Child Development, Education, Social Work or Psychology 5 or more years of case management experience related to children and families.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete a Maryland State Government on-line Application for Employment indicating application for Position # 14-005004-001.

The Application, resume, and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position.

For inquiries  contact 410-767-0019, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay or visit the State of Maryland’s Job Application website at http://www. dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/pages/jobseekershome.aspx  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.  

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.