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


  • Duties
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    Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.

    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. The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

    Historical Carlisle Barracks is home to the U.S. Army War College (USAWC). Nestled in the beautiful Susquehanna Valley, Carlisle Barracks is one of our nation's oldest military installations. Carlisle is located within two to three hours of New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.

    Please note: This is a summer hire open continuous announcement; with an initial cut-off date of 16 Feb 2018. Applicants that apply by the initial cut-off will receive first consideration. Subsequent cut-off dates will occur every two weeks until all selections are made or the closing date of the announcement, whichever comes first.
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    Responsibilities

    Major duties of the Child and Youth Program Assistant position include but are not limited to:
    • 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 planning activities for program participants
    • Helps prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activities
    • Uses prepared curriculum and program materials
    • Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques
    • Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and local installation command personnel
    CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (ENTRY LEVEL 2) PD# - https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKKWZmZlIuelaZWhHI%3D

    CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (SKILL LEVEL 3) PD# - https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKLUJmZlIuelaZWhWo%3D

    CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (TARGET LEVEL 4) PD# - https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_naf_output.asp?fcp=zutpk3eFRt2fkpzbzq9RiHKLUZmZlIuelaZWhWs%3D

    Travel Required
    Not required

    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

  • 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).
  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks as required.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • Must possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine bases.
  • Successful completion of Annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.
  • All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquires (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.
  • NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check . Although a Self Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

    NOTE (2): No person, regardless of circumstance, will be approved to provide child care services and/or approved for hire in positions designated as having regular and recurring contact with children if the background check discloses that the individual has been convicted for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim or a felony drug offense.

    Qualifications
    Qualifications for Child and Youth Program Assistant positions are:
    *** To qualify for the Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry Level), candidates must:
    1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
    2. Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    *** To qualify for the Child and Youth Program Assistant (Skill Level), candidate must:
    1. Meet Entry Level qualifications AND
    2. a. Possess 3 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Entry Level Training as evidences by service-issued Certificate of Completion OR
    b. 6 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus 9 semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned (Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education, Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science, etc) 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.

    *** To qualify for the Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level),
    1. Meet Entry Level qualifications AND
    2. a. 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
    b. Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or at least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned (Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education, Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science, etc) General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying. OR
    c. 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. OR
    d. 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.

    This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent to be considered for the Entry Level position.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are qualifying for the Skill or Target Level, certification or transcripts is also required in order for the application to be considered complete. Failure to upload the educational required documents will result in your application being deemed incomplete and no further consideration will be given. Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded at the time of application. Only if you are selected will you be required to provide official transcripts prior to entrance on duty.

    Education

    Additional information

    • 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.
    (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

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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)


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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
    • Transcript

    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
    • DA Form 3434, DA From 3433-1, DA Form 3433-2, PCS Orders for Military Spouses and Marriage License, BBA Letter, Transition Assistance Card for Involuntarily Separated Military
    • 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
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    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 .

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    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) 10130908
  • 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 11:59 AM 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 Jennifer Kissee

    Phone
    (717) 245-3829
    Fax
    (717) 245-7067
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    DQ-NAF-W6CMAA US ARMY GARRISON CARLISLE BARRACKS
    DO NOT MAIL
    Carlisle Barracks, PA
    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.
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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.

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    • 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/490411900 . 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
Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, US