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Employment Opportunities

PCCEO is now taking applications for the following Employment Opportunities:

Bus Driver

Family Development Specialist (Early Head Start)

Head Start Director

Early Childhood Teacher

Support Service Clerk

Housing Services Manager

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Early Childhood Teacher (EHS) (SUB)

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Applications are also available in a printable format. You must have Adobe Acrobat to view the Employment Application online. Print and complete application and mail to:

PCCEO, Inc.
Connie Burnside, Human Resources Manager
711 W. McBean St.
Peoria, IL 61605
Fax (309) 671-3913
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JOB TITLEBus Driver
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W. Millman
Salary$13.00 – 13.80
FLSAPart - Time/Non - Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will be directly responsible for the safe transportation of Head Start children to and from specified locations. 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must have a valid Illinois School Bus Permit and CDL. Must participate in no less than 15 professional development hours per year – to be documented in Gateway Excelerate profile.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radio Communication Codes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the safe delivery of all passengers to their prearranged destination.
  • Maintain control at all times of the vehicle and its passengers to assure safe passage, regardless of adverse conditions or the improper actions of others.
  • Maintain proper licenses, permits and training as required by state and local authorities.
  • Secure state certification on all traffic and safety laws of the DOT and DCFS.
  • Check daily the operational functions/features of his/her assigned vehicle and notify supervisor of problem areas or take corrective action.
  • Assure the safekeeping and operation of all safety equipment, i.e. flares, first aid kit and fire extinguisher.
  • Maintain all areas of confidentiality concerning matters relating to Head Start children, families and the Head Start program.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the job description.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance coverage as required by the State of Illinois.
  • 10. Effectively executes and meets performance requirements of all other duties assigned when not on the bus.
  • 11. Supervise monitors performance in preparing for and conducting bus routes, including implementing change of custody procedures.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid Illinois School Bus Permit and CDL.
  • Have and maintain a good driving record.
  • Flexible in working hours.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

 

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JOB TITLEFamily Development Specialist (Early Head Start)
DEPARTMENTEarly Head Start
Location616 Abdington Street Peoria, Illinois
FLSAFull-Time/Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The EHS Family Development Specialist is responsible for planning and scheduling home visits (1.5 hours/per week) encompassing child health, development services and family case management. Low income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers are the target population. Direct supervision is provided by the Family Partnerships Coordinators. Additional support is offered by the Education/Disabilities, Family Services and Community Partnerships Coordinators. Evening activities and family socializations are scheduled.  Opportunities to recruit new families generate referrals and assist families to manage their life is a rewarding aspect of this position.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in social service or human development field;
  • Must have two (2) years Case Management experience or equivalent experience in social service or human development;
  • Ability to manage groups;
  • Ability to make sound professional judgments;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Knowledgeable of computer software and applications;
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance coverage as required by the State of Illinois, and qualify for a CDL license.

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JOB TITLEHead Start Director
DEPARTMENTHead Start
BENEFITSFull Benefits
Location923 W. Millman St.
SalarySalary commensurate w/experience
FLSAExempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The Head Start Director is responsible for assuring all Head Start Performance Standards, program mandates and standards of excellence are met or exceeded on a daily basis. The HS Director leads an administrative team that develops the structure, systems and procedures to facilitate this objective. In addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program; this position also bears the responsibility of assuring the program is strategically positioned for the future.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

BA/BS or MA/MS degree in Early Childhood Education, Business Management, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public Administration, Human Resources, Child Care Administration, or one of the Social Sciences.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Five (5) years’ experience in proven progressive management, business management, corporate, human service and/or Head Start management/leadership experience.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be a team leader/builder;
  • Prior grant preparation experience;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL
  • Must be a critical thinker;
  • Experience in program planning, asset management, budget preparation and management, operations and evaluation and use of management information systems;
  • Understanding of Head Start philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision making.

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JOB TITLEEarly Childhood Teacher
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W. Millman St.
Salary$12.40 - $16.87/ hr.
FLSANon-Exempt/Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Early Childhood Teacher under the supervision of the Education Coordinator for the Head Start ensures the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • An AA/BA or BS advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or;
  • A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 6 hours in Child Development or
  • Early Childhood Education experience in teaching preschool children and the State of Illinois-04 certificate or ;
  • A state-awarded certificate for preschool teachers that meets or exceeds the requirements for a child development associate credential;
  • Completion of the CDA credentialing program of the Council for Professional Recognition with a current CDA credential with preschool center base endorsement and;
  • Experience in early childhood education or a related field. 

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JOB TITLESupport Service Clerk
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W. Millman St.
Salary$8.25 hour
FLSANon-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide services in the area of food service and maintenance, Assist in the loading and unloading of children on to buses, ensure that the procedures of the Food Service operation at PCCEO Head Start are adhered to, and fulfill all safety requirements of the Peoria City/County Health Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Some knowledge of food service operations
  • Maintain proper licenses, permits and training as required by state and local authorities.
  • Secure state certification on all safety laws of the Dept. of Public Health
  • Complete duties as assigned in, maintenance and food service areas
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Must be at least 19 years of age;
  • Must have a child active in the Head Start/ Early Head Start program
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description

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JOB TITLEHousing Services Manager
DEPARTMENTHousing Services Department
BENEFITSFull
Location711 W McBean Street
Salary$43,326 - $54,142
FLSAExempt

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • QCI Certification
  • BPI Certification

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Budget Development
  • Budget Management
  • Construction

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage DCEO and Ameren Energy Efficiency contracts including but not limited to:

  • Coordinating ourtreach activities to recruit eligible customers.
  • Ensure the accurate completion of enrollment application.
  • Performing and/or securing accurate home energy efficiency assessments.
  • Hiring contractors to perform health/safety and energy conservation measures.
  • Performing and/or ensuring final inspections to ensure compliance with weatherization requirements/standards and closing wetherization jobs.
  • Completing, verifying and submitting all billing, reporting and funding source documentation.

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JOB TITLEEarly Childhood Assistant Teacher
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W Millman
FLSAFull-Time/Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a non-exempt position that will provide supervision of classroom educational services for the Head Start program in a manner that contributes to the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential;
  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree (in any area);
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with families and children;
  • Must be at least 19 years of age;
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description. 

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JOB TITLEEarly Childhood Teacher (EHS) (SUB)
DEPARTMENTEarly Head Start
Location616 Abington Street
Salary$12.40 - $16.06

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a non-exempt position that will provide supervision of classroom educational services for the Early Head Start program in a manner that contributes to the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Coursework specific to Infant/Toddler Development and
  • BS, BA, AA or advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education; or
  • A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with experience in teaching infants and toddlers; or
  • A State awarded certificate for infants/toddler teachers that meets or exceeds the requirements for a child development associate credential; or
  • Completion of the credentialing program of the CDA National Credential Award System with a current CDA credential with infant/toddler center base endorsement; and
  • Prior experience working with infants and toddlers’ and
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance coverage as required by the State of Illinois. 

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711 W. McBean St. • Peoria, IL 61605 • Tel: (309) 671-3900 • Fax: (309) 671-3913