Child & Youth Program Assistant

Washington D.C.
Jun 06, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

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

This is a Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) position located at Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Annex, Maryland U.S. Army Installation, in the Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS), Child Development Center (CDC).

Referral list will be sent to management based on upon request.

This announcement can be used to hire for Regular Full/Part Time and Flexible employment categories at management discretion.

This is an intermittent (Flexible) appointment with no guaranteed hours. Duty hours will vary and may include rotating shifts..

Performs routine or repetitive established tasks, following verbal and written instructions, under close supervision of higher-level employees. Work is reviewed in detail, while in progress and upon completion, to ensure and assess trainee's progress, and to evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for increased autonomy and further training.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel between Silver Spring and Fort Detrick, and field trips activities

  • No

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required for RFT/RPT only
  • Candidate must:
    - Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    - Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
    - Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
    - Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
    - Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.
    - Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.

    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).
    2. A one-year probationary period may be required only for Regular Full/Part Time positions.
    3. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
    4. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.
    5. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.
    6. Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable background checks/investigation to determine suitability for this position.

    NOTE (1): Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at 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.

    Not Applicable