Summer Camp Counselor - Child and Youth Program

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Indian Head, Maryland
Posted
May 31, 2019
Closes
Jun 02, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent will develop and/or assist in developing planned activities for school age program participants including group as well as individual activities such as arts and crafts, sports, games and including field trips.
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Responsibilities

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must be at least 18 years of age by the closing date of this announcement and provide proof of education.

JOB SUMMARY: The incumbent will develop and/or assist in developing planned activities for school age program participants including group as well as individual activities such as arts and crafts, sports, games and including field trips. Implements daily schedule and activity plans to ensure age appropriateness. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Helps prepare and arrange for meal service, maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily indoor/outdoor activity schedule. Incumbent establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Provides care and supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with all policy guidance and standards.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
01

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit


Qualifications

This position is to work at NSF Indian Head Summer Day Camp. Training will occur between May 31st and the first day of camp/mid June.This training also requires at least one (1) eight hour Saturday training, between these dates as well as 1-2 evening trainings. Training/work hours will not exceed 40 hours in each week.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred but not required.

Must be able to complete all DON training requirements within specified timeframes.

Must pass a pre-employment physical, including pre-employment drug testing and provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable diseases.

"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."

ENTRY LEVEL:

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. Test Designated Position: In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003 this 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. Must obtain and maintain a food handlers card. Must possess a valid state driver's license AND obtain appropriate credentials as required. Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).

Education

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

Additional information

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm .

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.


APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:
  • Resume
  • Proof of Education
  • If claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a clear, legible copy of your DD 214.
  • Military Spousal Preference form (if applicable)


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.

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