Overview

Nature of the work
The principal and customary work of a Compliance Officer consists in overseeing and managing regulatory compliance issues within the daycare, fostering the overall development of children, while ensuring their health and safety.

Compensation: $20-$23/hour
Working Hours: 40 hours/week

Specific accountabilities
Design and implement internal controls, policies and procedures to assure compliance with applicable local and federal laws and regulations.
Lead compliance efforts of the daycare to ensure the licensing and facility requirements are met.
Represent the daycare and cooperate with the licensing officers during inspections or investigations.
Ensure that the rules promoting hygiene and well-being are observed.
Ensure the supervision and safety of children in compliance with the rules of conduct, safety measures and recommendations of parents; administer first aid and, if necessary, administer medications according to medical requirements and the daycare’s policy and the parents’ instructions.
Respond to parents’ questions and provides them with pertinent information on a daily basis.
Maintain order and ensure the cleanliness of the premises and upkeep of material and equipment.
Supervise the conduct of all the educators, assistants, and other staff and correct their misconduct in time.

Required qualifications

Schooling and experience
Post-secondary education in early childhood education;
Have three to five years of relevant experience dealing with preschool children;
Corresponding certificates related with child care or preschool tehing preferred;
Knowledge of BC childcare licensing regulatory guidelines and standards preferred.

Other requirements
Expert communication and public speaking skills;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
Leadership abilities;
Integrity and a history of decision-making are also essential;
Additional studies related to childcare would be an asset.