OCC is hiring: Senior Tribal Child Care Program Specialist (DC)


Job Announcement: Senior Tribal Child Care Program Specialist—GS-0101-14 (Washington, DC)


Are you seeking a challenging job working alongside a collaborative team of people with a variety of backgrounds to achieve the dual goals of supporting the economic stability and strength of low-income working families and of enhancing children’s early education and development? If so, then the Office of Child Care (OCC), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the place for you.


OCC is pleased to inform you that a job opening for a Senior Tribal Child Care Program Specialist, GS-0101-14, position in Washington, DC, has been posted on the usajobs.gov website. Below are the details of the release.

  • Position title: Senior Tribal Child Care Program Specialist

  • Location: Washington, DC

  • Pay plan-series-grade: GS-0101-14

  • Opening date: December 2, 2021

  • Closing date: December 8, 2021

  • Announcement numbers: HHS-ACF-MP-22-11292986 / HHS-ACF-DE-22-11292987

The job announcements noted above may be accessed through this MP announcement link and this DE announcement link, respectively.


OCC oversees and assists the efforts of states, territories, and Tribes that administer the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program. The CCDF program is a multibillion-dollar initiative that provides child care assistance to low-income working families and increases the availability and quality of child care and development services. The incumbent in this position will serve as a Child Care Program Specialist responsible for conducting a variety of activities and projects for the administration of the CCDF program.

As a Senior Tribal Child Care Program Specialist, you will use your knowledge of and experience with ACF to optimize business results and customer experiences by:

  • Preparing and presenting briefings and trainings on Tribal child care issues and concerns to OCC staff members, supervisors, agency officials, and grantees, as appropriate

  • Providing leadership, oversight, and guidance on programmatic operations and activities related to Tribal child care programs

  • Performing a wide range of technical analysis activities, including providing Tribal child care efficacy and technical assistance needs.

As with all Federal vacancy announcements, please read the directions carefully and include all required information and documents. The usajobs.gov website has a resume template that prompts applicants to include everything needed for consideration for the position.


We encourage all eligible applicants to apply. Please share this information with potential qualified candidates.


Thank you.


Office of Child Care Administration for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mary E. Switzer Building, Fourth Floor, MS 4425 330 C Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20201 General office number: (202) 690-6782 Fax: (202) 690-5600 General email: occ@acf.hhs.gov Website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/occ


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