CYP Program Assistant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 28, 2019
Closes
Mar 28, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Less than 10%


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer Program.
  • Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

    Pay is based on experience and education/certification.

    • Entry Level Range: $14.16

    • Intermediate Level Range: $15.89

    • Target Level Range: $17.78

    A qualified candidate possesses the following:

    Entry Level (CY-1702-01)

    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

    • Ability to complete all Department of the Navy (DoN) training requirements within the specified timeframe.

    • Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers.

    • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

    Intermediate Level (CY-1702-01)

    Entry Level abilities plus:

    • Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles to meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development needs of children and youth.

    • Ability to implement developmentally appropriate principles and practices to provide high-quality direct care and education and development.

    • Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan.

    • Ability to follow written instructions.

    • Ability to plan and organize, and work cooperatively as a member of a team.

    • Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers.

    • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

    Target Level (CY-1702-02)

    Entry and Intermediate Levels abilities and knowledge plus:

    • Knowledge of child and youth development principles in order to appropriately inform the efficient and effective program response to meet the needs of children and youth.

    • Skill to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles, practices, and services in order to provide high-quality direct care and education for children and youth, either individually or within groups.

    • Skill to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers.

    • Skill to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

    • Skill in verbal communication in order to provide basic program information and explain CYP processes and procedures.

    Entry Level (CY-1702-01)

    A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.

    Note: Prior experience working with children and/or youth is preferred.

    Intermediate Level (CY-1702-01)

    A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, have six (6) months of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting AND have the following:

    Completion of Navy Entry Level training requirement (army, Air Force and Marine equivalent accepted).

    Target Level (CY-1702-02)

    A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, possess one (1) year of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting AND have one of the following:

    Completion of the DoD standardized training courses;

    OR

    A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential;

    OR

    A 2-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field of study, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate.

    Conditions of Employment Cont.:

    A successful candidate must meet the following conditions of employment:

    Pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases.

    Undergo pre-employment and random drug testing. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, is a basis for removal from this position.

    Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.

    Complete required training certificates, and maintain certifications or credentials required by Federal, State, and/or national accreditation institutions used as part of DoD’s Child and Youth Programs.

    Ability to sustain considerable walking, standing, bending and stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds.

    Pass all applicable records and background checks.

    Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks for child care positions, including fingerprint checks, a Tier 1 with Child Care check, and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check. All individuals involved in the provision of child care services on a Department of Navy (DON) installation or in a DON-sanctioned program must complete the Installation Records Check (IRC). The IRC includes a check of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) records in the Alcohol and Drug Management Information Tracking System (ADMITS) database, a check of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) records in the Fleet and Family Support Management Information System (FFSMIS), and an installation security/base check via the DON Consolidated Law Enforcement Operations Center (CLEOC) database and/or other law enforcement systems. This information will be used to determine suitability for the applicant in accordance with criteria for automatic and presumptive disqualifiers, per DoDI 1402.05.

    Per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1402.05 Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs, incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction in either civilian or military court (to include any general, special, or summary court-martial conviction or if they received non-judicial punishment [under Article 15 or chapter 47 of Title 10, U.S.C]) for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim, or a felony drug offense. Additionally, the incumbent will be automatically disqualified if he/she has been held to be negligent in a civil adjudication or administrative proceeding concerning the death of or serious injury to a child or dependent person entrusted to the individual’s care.  

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

    All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. Resumes will be rated based on the information provided to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for the grade level they are qualified for. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.



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