Early Learning And Childcare Inspector

Department Of Education And Early Childhood Development
Early Learning And Childcare Inspector
Early Childhood Development
Pay Band 3

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) is seeking an Early Learning and Childcare Inspector for the Early Childhood Development Division.

Reporting to the Managers of Early Learning and Childcare, the main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Perform onsite initial and annual inspections of Early Learning and Childcare facilities in New Brunswick to determine and enforce compliance to all requirements under the Early Childhood Services Act and Licensing Regulation and all other associated legislation; issue orders for compliance including corrective measures and deadlines; evaluate level of risk, and perform follow-up onsite inspections with a compliance plan in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Monitor.
  • Recommend to the Early Learning and Childcare Manger issuance and renewal of Early Learning and Childcare licenses, refusal to license and in collaboration with the Early Learning and Childcare Investigator, issuance of an interim permit specific to an unlicensed early learning and childcare facility.
  • Support to investigations through a recommendation to the Early Learning and Childcare Investigator and Manager the suspension of a license, the issuance of a probationary license to those facilities that demonstrate high risk and chronic noncompliance, and recommendation for the reinstatement of a license.
  • Recommend the acceptance or refusal of all requests for exemption to legislation following a thorough analysis and identification of all potential consequences on the safety, security and quality of learning for children in care.
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with partners and stakeholders including; the Departments of Social Development, Justice and Public Safety, and Health; early learning and childcare operators, parents and municipalities.
  • Maintenance of records, statistical reporting, and liaison with Early Childhood Development provincial consultants and advisors.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Criminology, Education, Law or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years related experience.

An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Possession of a valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick is also required.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate one or more of the following asset qualifications:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in early childhood programs and services

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:

  • Analytical thinking and judgment;
  • Client Service Orientation;
  • Relationship and network building
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Organizational Commitment;
  • Results Orientation.

TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Knowledge of Applicable legislation and the department's policies and practices;
  • Knowledge of conflict management practices;
  • Planning and organizing skills;
  • Ability to use office technologies, software and applications.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The following operational requirement is required:

  • Travel within the province

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $ 43, 862 to $ 61, 308 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply online at https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx?lang=E&t=Y or by mail at the following address by June 24, 2018 indicating competition number: 18-2000-018

Department of Education and
Early Childhood Development
Human Resources Services
Place 2000, 250 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: 1 506 444-4909

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.
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