Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) CY-01/02 (Ft. Belvoir Job/Recruitment Fair)
6 days left
- Full Time
Welcome to the Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Activities at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. We proudly serve Military Members, Retirees, DOD Civilians and Family members in the surrounding area. Our military mission is global. As a strategic sustaining base for America's Army, the work we do is vital to the success of the goals and objectives of the nation's defense strategy. No other Army installation in the world can compare to Fort Belvoir and its singular mission to provide logistical, intelligence and administrative support to such a diverse mix of commands, activities and agencies.
Fort Belvoir has changed in many ways over the past several years, but some things will always remain the same. As dedicated stewards of the environment, we will always continue to work to conserve the natural beauty of the land around us, and to preserve our standing as one of America's enduring installations. Belvoir will always mean "Beautiful To See." https://belvoir.armymwr.com.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN BEING CONSIDERED FOR THIS CYS JOB FAIR VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MUST ACCEPT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING JOB FAIR EVENTS INVITATIONS LISTED BELOW:
CYPA Job Fair 1 (Friday 15 Sep 2017)
CYPA Job Fair 2 (Friday 29 Sep 2017)
CYPA Job Fair 3 (Friday 13 Oct 2017)
This is an open continuous announcement; however, the first referral certificate will be issued September 6, 2017. Subsequent referral lists may be generated weekly or upon management's request.
Qualified applicants will be contacted and offered one of the above mentioned job fair invite dates for consideration. Applicants that are selected from the job fair invite for employment must be prepared to use the remainder of the day to complete additional government forms, attend a fingerprinting session, and Occupational Health registration.
Qualified applicants failure to attend their scheduled job fair invite or complete the additional forms/appointments will result in loss of consideration for this current vacancy announcement, but may apply for future CYS vacancy announcements.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
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. Selected applicant is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
3. Must successfully pass a medical physical examination, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
4. 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 aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.
5. Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
6. Successful completion of Entry Level training requirements within prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required before non-competitive advancement to the next level of responsibility (CYPA Skill Level 3).
7. A one (1) year probationary period may be required.
8. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.
NOTE (1): Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony - or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.
NOTE(2): 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.
Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis. 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.
SKILL LEVEL Requirements:
Meet Entry-Level requirements above and possess three (3) 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 (6) 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 Requirement:
Meet Entry level requirements and Skill Level requirements with demonstrated satisfactory performance. 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 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.
- 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.
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- Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
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)