Deadline: May 11, 2018
Do you have experience, skills and knowledge in child development and learning? Do you possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with good judgment in assessing compliance with legislative requirements? If so, consider joining the Ministry of Education's Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing Branch, where you will support the provision of quality child care programs in safe and stimulating environments.
What can I expect to do in this role?
The West regional office serves the following geographical areas: Region of Halton, County of Wellington, Region of Niagara, City of Hamilton, Norfolk and Haldimand.
As a Program Advisor for licensing and compliance, you will:
• conduct site visits to inspect and assess compliance with legislative requirements and ministry policies
• identify and address immediate health and safety issues
• analyze licensing issues, make recommendations for corrective action and best practices to enhance the quality of care where appropriate
• liaise with agencies and stakeholders
• follow-up on complaints and serious occurrences and facilitate issues resolution
• participate in enforcement action, where applicable
• participate on projects and project committees
How do I qualify?
• You are able to travel on a regular basis throughout the service area, as required.
• You have knowledge of principles and practices of child learning and development.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) and other relevant legislation and regulations to conduct site visits, prepare licensing documentation and make recommendations to the director regarding licensing.
• You understand programming requirements within child care programs.
• You have knowledge of budgeting processes in order to review agency budgets.
• You have knowledge of programming and services available to families in the community.
• You can assess effectiveness of programs and compliance with accepted practices.
Analytical and problem-solving skills:
• You have the ability to make recommendations on new programs.
• You can assess the services being provided and formulate recommendations.
Communication and computer skills:
• You have effective oral and written communication skills.
• You work well with others and can present information to stakeholders.
• You are proficient in computer software and databases (e.g. email, word-processing, spreadsheet) and have the ability to use portable automated technology to conduct on-site inspections.
Salary Range: $64,448.15 - $79,038.05 per year
• 1 Permanent, 255 Ontario St S, Milton, Central Region, Enhanced - Vulnerable Services Sector Screening Requirement
• In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Please apply online, only, by Friday, May 11, 2018, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 122494 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.