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Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill or Target Level) CY-01/02


  • Duties
    Help Duties Summary

    There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

    This position is located at Fort Leonard Wood, MO - MWR - Child and Youth Services (CYS) facilities:
    Child Development Center (CDC) 408
    Child Development Center (CDC) 614
    Child Development Center (CDC) 615
    Middle School/ Teen Center
    Outreach Services
    School Age Center (SAC)
    Youth Sports & Fitness

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This announcement is a standing register. Applicants will be referred to management on a bi-weekly basis, or as needed. Applications will be valid for 90 days.

    This is a Flexible (Flex) position that does not include NAF Benefits and is not guaranteed any hours. Incumbent may be scheduled to work 0-40 hours per week.
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    Responsibilities

    Entry Level 2:
    • Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.
    • Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.
    • Performs the more routine simple childcare tasks, following step-by-step instructions.
    • Completes training requirements.
    • Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed.
    • Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • For additional position information, please see FASCLASS PD# 19889
    https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKKWZmZlIuelaZWhHI%3D

    Skill Level 3: All of the above plus:
    • Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.
    • Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings, and special events.
    • For additional position information, please see FASCLASS PD# 19890
    https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKLUJmZlIuelaZWhWo%3D

    Target Level 4:All of the above plus:
    • Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices.
    • Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor.
    • Notifies supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns.
    • Helps arrange for and serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.
    • Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with local policies, guidance, and standards.
    • Is a primary caregiver for a specific group of children completing parent conferences as required
    • For additional position information, please see FASCLASS PD# 19891
    https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKLUZmZlIuelaZWhWs%3D

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - For training purposes and assistance

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    2

    Who May Apply This job is open to… US Citizens and Non-Citizens
    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)
    1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • A one year probationary period may be required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view form or copy this URL to your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DR_a/pdf/A3433_Final.pdf).
    2. Must be 18 years of age at time of employment. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15m, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.
    3. Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
    4. For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
    5. Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
    6. Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer routine and rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and provide a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.
    7. Travel to on and off post locations may be required.
    8. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends.
    9. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
    10. Successful completion of prescribed training (transition and/or annual) is required. Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation.
    11.Successful completion of pre-employment background check and physical.

    Qualifications
    Entry Level Requirements:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    Skill Level Requirements:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    In addition to the above , candidate must possess:

    1. Three months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Entry Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    Six months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth programs meets the intent of the education requirement

    Target Level Requirements:
    -Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    In addition , candidate must:

    Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Foundation Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.

    OR

    Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying).

    OR possess one of the following:

    1. A bachelor's degree or at least 120 semester hours which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.

    2. Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum, or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.

    **Note: Transcripts are required at the time of application to be considered as Skill Level or Target Level.

    Education

    Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

    If you are relying on your education to meet skill or target level qualification requirements:

    You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified".

    Additional information

    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: http://cpol.army.mil/employ/NAF/NAF_Applicant_Information_Kit.pdf
    • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.


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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
    • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Applicable

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:
    • Resume

    Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume (click here to view form or copy this URL into your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DR_a/pdf/A3433_Final.pdf )

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • PCS orders, Marriage Certificate, High School Diplome or GED, DA3434 etc.
    • Resume
    • SF-50
    • Transcript


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
  • Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
  • Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
    • If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form.
    • All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 12:00pm (noon) CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

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    Agency contact information NAF CHRA Fort Leonard Wood

    Phone
    573-596-0283
    Fax
    573-596-6928
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    KA-NAF-W6B8AA US ARMY GARRISON FT LEONARD WOOD
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Leonard Wood, MO
    US

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    Next steps

    Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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  • Fair & Transparent
    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
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    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489590200 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army Installation Management Command
Posted
03/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, US