Wisconsin State Government Child Care Counselor 1 80% - Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Walworth, Wisconsin

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is committed to ensuring every child graduates ready for further education and the workforce. We must align our efforts so students are learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become contributing members of our communities. To build on our long-standing commitment to public education, we strive to recruit and retain quality employees who are willing to talk openly and commit to helping us increase the diversity of our organization. Our employees are vital to the success of our students, schools and communities. For more information about DPI, please go to: http://www.dpi.wi.gov.

The Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin School for the Deaf (WSD) is currently seeking a full-time school year (.80%) Child Care Counselor 1. This position is located at 309 W. Walworth Avenue, Delavan.

WSD operates a residential school for children ages three to twenty-one with deafness and/or hard of hearing. The school provides academic and career education on site. The school also offers instructional and technical assistance, teaching materials and evaluations of pupils to local school districts and other agencies. For more information about WSD, please go to http://www.wsd.k12.wi.us/

This announcement may be used to fill multiple full-time and part-time school year positions. Positions may include both daytime and evening hours.

For general information about the selection process visit the Frequently Asked Questions on Wisc.Jobs.

Position Summary: Position provides care and counseling service to K-12 deaf children and/or multiple handicapped deaf children. This includes providing each child the opportunity to become independent through individual training programs and day-to-day living experiences. Through supervision, allow each child to perform tasks he/she is capable of doing.

Special Notes:

An American Sign Language Proficiency Interview rating of 2 upon hire and 2+ upon completion of probation is required.

A valid driver's license is required upon appointment.

The selection process for Child Care Counselor positions will include a criminal background check. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DPI sponsorship.) the Department of Public Instruction does not sponsor visas, either at time of hire or at any later time.


Effective child care (parenting) skills/procedures; daily living skills including recreation/leisure activities, group living situations and behavior management techniques; effective oral and written communication skills; and effective interpersonal strategies including conflict resolution techniques.

How To Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts to upload your resume detailing your experience working with children in a daycare, residential treatment center, or school setting.

Because the assessment is offline, your job cart will say "application materials are not submitted." As long as you have uploaded the required document, no further action is required.

Applications that do not include the requested material will NOT be considered. Questions can be directed to Ginny Maly at (608) 266-3082, Virginia.maly@dpi.wi.gov.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion or former permanent classified employees should complete the online application process to apply.

County(ies): Walworth

Type of Employment: Full Time (40 hrs/week) Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)

Salary: Child Care Counselor 1 is in pay schedule 06, range 10. Pay upon transfer, demotion or reinstatement is based on the compensation rules applicable to the transaction. Minimum starting salary is $13.37 per hour. A twelve-month probationary period may be required.

Contact: Ginny Maly, Human Resources Assistant-Advanced, 608-266-3082, virginia.maly@dpi.wi.gov

Bargaining Unit: Non-Represented

Area of Competition: Open

Deadline to Apply: Open The first review of application materials will be held on or about June 21, 2018. Application materials will be accepted until the needs of the agency are met.

Assessment Information: See "How to Apply" below.

Classification Title: / JAC: CHILD CARE COUNSELOR 1 18-01688

Job Working Title: Child Care Counselor 80% - WSD