Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Oct 08, 2019
Closes
Oct 16, 2019
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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

This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur based on the date of application.
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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 to on and off post locations.

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.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.


Qualifications

For Entry Level (CY-01):
  • At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency 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 Equivalency 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 HS Diploma, HS 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 3:00pm 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.

    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:
    • Spouse Employment Preference
    • Involuntarily Separated from the Military
    • Business Based Action
    • Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee
    • Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Mother of Veteran
    • Outside Applicant Non-Veteran
    Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if you have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. You are also welcome to reach out to confirm receipt of the required documents when making your application for this position.
    Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

    IMPORTANT: Applicants that make a claim for Current/Former NAF Employee(CNE/FNE) or Current Appropriated Funds (CAE) employee will not be given Outside Applicant Veteran priority consideration even if we are unable to validate the claim for CNE/FNE/CAE due to missing or incomplete documents at the time of application.
    By claiming the CNE/FNE/CAE you are self certifying that you are not eligible for the Outside applicant consideration for a Veteran.
    CNE/FNE/CAE consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the prioirity consideration. We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration. To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

    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, High School Diploma (indicating a graduation date), College Diploma, or College transcripts
    • 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, High School Diploma (indicating a graduation date), College Diploma, or College transcripts
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Transcript

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