Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Frederick, Maryland and the surrounding communities within 100 miles of the installation. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

This is a Nonappropriated (NAF) position located in the Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS), Child Development Center, (CDC) Division.
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Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant in a Child and Youth Services program and maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs for program participants based on the group and individual children and youth.
  • Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.
  • Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules and provides program options for children with special requirements.
  • Maintains program participation data and complete daily report.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
2

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at time of appointment or placement into the position
  • Proof of education is required at the time of application
  • Good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease (verified through physical examination). Immunizations must be current including annual influenza vaccinations
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required
  • Additional conditions of employment can be found in the Applicant Information Kit, link is in additional information below.


Qualifications

For Entry Level (CY-01):
  • At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing

  • For information on the qualification requirements for the higher paying levels such as Skill Level (CY-01) and Target Level (CY-02):
    Refer to our Applicant Information Kit for Child Care Positions

    Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates may be required at the time of application for applicants who want to be considered for Skill or Target level.

    Education

    At minimum a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) is required.

    Proof of education is required at the time of application. In order to meet entry level requirement you must upload a copy of your High School Diploma, High School Transcript (showing the completion date), GED certificate or proof of a college degree. To meet the requirements beyond entry level a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the higher graded qualifications.


    Additional information

    Manual application: If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 03:00pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

    If you are claiming Military Spouse Employment Preference, please note: A military spouse is defined as the wife or husband of an active duty member of the US Armed Forces, including the US Coast Guard and the full time National Guard or Reserves. For the purposes of this preference, the marriage must have occurred PRIOR to the service member's relocation via a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move to the military sponsor's new duty station and PCS must authorize dependents . A copy of your Sponsor's complete Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Orders (along with proof of marriage if applicant's name does not appear on sponsor's orders) must be uploaded with your application to receive preference.

    Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.
    For additional information, refer to our Applicant Information Kit for Child Care Positions
    Copy and paste this URL to view kit: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/army_NAF_childcare_position_applicant_info_kit.pdf

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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)


    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma
    • Resume


    PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS FOR PROOF OF EDUCATION ARE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED) OR A COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT LISTING COURSES THAT WERE TAKEN. A HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT INDICATING A GRADUATION DATE IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE

    To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

    Optional: Job Application DA 3433 will accepted in place of a Resume.

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214/ Statement of Service
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Transcript

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