Educational Aid - Entry
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The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.
- Not Required
QUALIFICATIONS: All levels require incumbent to be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent; speak, read, and write English; satisfactorily complete local and national background checks, including a NACI; lift up to 40 lbs, pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease; and complete all training requirements. Incumbents must also have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions. In addition to the above:
Educational Aid (Entry): This position is an entry position leading to the base position. Incumbent is promoted upon completion of required training and evaluation. Duties of this position are developmental in nature.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine. Must pass a pre-employment physical with ability to lift up to 40 lbs, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease. Position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, may become the basis for removal from this position. Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks, including a NACI. Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications/credentials. This position is located in the Child Development Center that operators 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Shifts will rotate approximately every 3-6 months, to include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years.
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Caregiver (CY Program Assistant) provides appropriate care and instruction for children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years old at CDCs or up to 12 years old at 24/7 Child Development Center. Interacts with children using approved child guidance and development techniques as provided by supervisors. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Duties may include assisting in the child’s arrival and departure from the center, diapering, feeding, toileting, resting, etc.; developing and assisting with games and learning activities; observing and evaluating development levels and maintaining records and other related duties.