RCCL Inspector III
This position performs regulatory work by monitoring and
investigating child care facilities in accordance with the Human
Resources Code, Texas Administrative Code, Minimum Standards, and
Licensing Policy and Procedures Handbook. Work involves making
facility inspections, conducting investigations, providing training
to Residential Child Care providers, and convening pre-application
meetings for applicants. 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 providers of required corrective or adverse
actions being taken.
Investigates complaints, serious incidents and reports of
minimum standards violations in licensed residential child care
Provides training and technical assistance to residential child
care providers on issues related to minimum standards.
Responds to emergency complaints of high risk situations in
Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit
Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural
diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.
Work hours must be flexible and are not considered 8:00-5:00.
Occasional work during the evening and weekends is required.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of Texas laws relating to regulation of child care and
Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
Ability to initiate and participate in enforcement of
regulations concerning residential child care facilities.
Ability to evaluate facility's operations in relation to agency
guidelines for management of residential child care facilities.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Ability to de-escalate situation with tact and diplomacy.
Ability to self-start, organize, and manage priorities
Ability to operate basic office equipment including, fax and
copy machines, and camera/AV equipment.
Ability to travel.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Valid driver's license Initial Selection Criteria:
Residential Child Care Licensing Inspector III: Graduation from
an accredited four-year college or university or currently employed
as a Child Care Licensing Specialist/Inspector III.
Residential Child Care Licensing Inspector IV: Employed as a
Residential Child Care Licensing Inspector for two years and have
the Child Care Licensing Inspection Certification, or
currently employed as a Residential Child Care Licensing
Inspector IV, or
have previous work experience as a Residential Child Care
Licensing Inspector IV.
Residential Child Care Licensing Inspector V: Employed as a
Residential Child Care Licensing Inspector for four years and
currently and have the Child Care Licensing Advanced
Specialist/Inspector Certification, or
currently employed as a Child Care Licensing Inspector V, or
have previous work experience as a Residential Child Care
Licensing Specialist/Inspector V.
Req ID 483940
Please note that while the posted salary range for this position
is $2,816.70 to $4,337.08. The salary offered will follow HHS
starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the
minimum of the salary range
This position may be filled at any level from a RCCL Inspector
III to a RCCL Inspector V. This position will be in a mobile unit
which means the majority of the work will be conducted using mobile
technology, such as a tablet and cell phone, while away from the
office. Being mobile requires working independently yet still being
responsive to supervision and your assigned unit. Newly-hired
employees in eligible positions will be assigned a cellular
Applicants for positions must have a reliable motor vehicle, and
a current, valid Texas driver's license.
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.
Applicants for this position who are considered for employment
will have a criminal background check completed on them.
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
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the
hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a
disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line
application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at
1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need
accommodation to participate in the interview process, please
notify the person scheduling the interview.