ODJFS Licensing/Certification Specialist – PN: 20044186 – State of Ohio Jobs – Toledo, OH

  • on file);
  • And 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in agency, state &/or federal laws, rules, standards & regulations governing child care &/or child welfare programs (e.g., staffing, management, licensure, certification & operation of residential care or child care);
  • And 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in inspection & investigation techniques pertinent to evaluating compliance of child care &/or child welfare programs, agencies, caregivers, operations, facilities &/or CRCs;
  • And valid driver’s license.

  • Note: Applicants for positions in Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (child care licensing) must also meet one of the trainer requirements cited in Administrative Rules 5101:2-12-10 or 5101:2-13-10.

  • Note: You must attach documentation to validate the trainer requirement you have identified (except for PCSA, Licensed Physician, or Registered Nurse which should be reflected in your work history). Supporting documents include: College/University Transcripts, CDA Credential, Preprimary Credential from Montessori Association, First Aid Trainer Certification, CPR Trainer Certification, or Communicable Disease Trainer Certification.

  • Equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Major Worker Characteristics

The candidate selected for this position would be expected to possess the following characteristics to perform the essential duties of the job.

Knowledge of:

  • child growth & development;
  • agency, state &/or federal laws, rules, standards & regulations governing staffing, management, licensure, certification & operation of child care &/or child welfare programs &/or agencies;
  • inspection & investigation techniques pertinent to evaluating compliance of programs/operations, facilities &/or CRCs;
  • human relations;
  • public relations;
  • interviewing.

Skill in:

  • operation of office equipment & personal computer.

Ability to:

  • define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions;
  • write meaningful, concise & accurate reports;
  • gather, collate & classify & analyze information about data, people or things;
  • handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials & general public.

(*) Developed after employment.


Supplemental Information

Unless required by legislation or union contract, starting salary will be the minimum salary of the salary range (step 1, currently $27.26 per hour) associated with this position.

All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application.

  • Note: You must attach documentation to validate the trainer requirement you have identified (except for PCSA, Licensed Physician, or Registered Nurse which should be reflected in your work history). Supporting documents include: College/University Transcripts, CDA Credential, Preprimary Credential from Montessori Association, First Aid Trainer Certification, CPR Trainer Certification, or Communicable Disease Trainer Certification.

FREQUENT TRAVEL WTHIN OHIO, SOME WITH OVERNIGHT STAYS, IS REQUIRED. MUST PROVIDE OWN TRANSPORTATION OR, IN ORDER TO OPERATE A STATE VEHICLE, YOU MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE.

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Background Check Information

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

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