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Job Title:

Day Care Licensing Representative II

Job Post ID:



State of Illinois

Posted Until:



$4,468 to $6,680 monthly




1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

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.

Job Requirements:

• Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in early childhood education or child development
• requires a minimum of 18 hours of coursework in child development or early childhood education
• requires two years professional experience in early childhood, daycare center, kindergarten, or a daycare licensing program
• requires possession of a valid driver's license, access to an operating vehicle, and proof of current auto insurance.


State of Illinois employees may be eligible for a variety of benefits associated with their employment. From a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, to vacation and sick leave days and a generous retirement plan, the State of Illinois offers a competitive benefits program for state employees. To learn more about the benefits of state employment, please explore the links below:

Healthcare Benefits:
The State offers its employees a comprehensive health and dental program along with a wide array of supplemental insurance programs. Illinois has long been committed to providing employees with the best possible insurance benefits at the greatest possible value.

Retirement Benefits:
In addition to health and dental insurance programs, state employees are offered a generous pension program with options that can be tailored to meet employees' needs.

Workplace Benefits:
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits such as holidays, annual leave and sick leave.

Visit our Illinois Benefits website to see a more detailed summary of other benefits which are available to state employees.

Note: The above benefits are available to most state employees with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary, part-time and student worker positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits.

Company Information

Children & Family Services
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Positions available statewide

Salary Range: $4,468 to $6,680 monthly
Anticipated Starting Salary: $4,468 monthly

Application Instructions:

This posting is for recruitment purposes and is intended for those currently not employed with DCFS

Interested applicants should submit a CMS 100 Employment Application (version dated 07/2019), and preferably a legible copy of your Official college transcripts to

Applicants should indicate 2 work county choices on their CMS 100 Employment Application

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