Site Supervisor I - Project

County of Contra Costa, California Martinez, CA

The Position

Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - FACS Site Supervisor Unit

The Contra Costa County Community Services Department is recruiting to fill Site Supervisor I vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties.

Under supervision of a Site Supervisor III, Site Supervisor I's provide the day-to-day administration of a small capacity child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler care and/or preschool services.

Typical Tasks

* Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times

* Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required

* Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements

* Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices

* Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents

* Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff

* Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings

* Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required

* Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children

* Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services

* Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files

* Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed.

* Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required.

* Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors as required

* Complies with Standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations

* Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program

Minimum Qualifications

License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a Teacher in a publicly funded preschool or child development program.

Certificate Required: Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the State of California or official written verification that all requirements of the permit have been completed and application has been made to the State. Employment will require mandatory maintenance of the permit by taking continuing education courses as specified by the State for its renewal.

Special Requirements: Ability to meet such standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with preschool and child development programs. Note: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and a current physical examination.

PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach verification of their Site Supervisor Permit.

If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection.

For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet.

You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting:

Certification Officer

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1812 9th Street

Sacramento, CA 95814-7000


Web Site:

Selection Process

1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit to see the detailed job description.

2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)

Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam: As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested.

The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.



It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.