Wednesday , February 1 2023

Residential Child Care Licensing Investigator – State Of Tx Job Openings

Website State Of Texas

Job Description:

This position serves as a Residential Child Care Licensing Investigator and is responsible for conducting child abuse/neglect investigations of children placed in 24-hour childcare facilities and child placing agencies licensed or certified by Residential Child Care Licensing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.
  • Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
  • Documents findings of investigations regarding abuse/neglect and compliance with Minimum Standards.
  • Investigates referrals that allege abuse/neglect of children placed in facilities licensed or certified by Residential Child Care Licensing.
  • Coincidentally, investigates the facility’s compliance with applicable Texas Law, especially Minimum Standards.
  • Prepares for and testifies in criminal and civil courts, including State Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations.

Job Requirements:

  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
  • Knowledge of mental retardation, emotional disturbance, physical handicaps, development disabilities, and treatment measures as applied to children.
  • Ability to manage hostility and resistance to regulation in a professional, non-defensive manner.
  • Ability to travel
  • Skill in assessing immediacy of harmful situations, which might result in injury or death to a child and ability to take appropriate action.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Family Code and other laws and regulations relating to children and their care such as the Texas Child Care Licensing Act.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Current employment as a DFPS Special Investigator

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Government Administration

Job Location: San Marcos, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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