This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry-Skill-Target Level)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:EUNAFJD1279719

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$10.49 to $16.84 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, November 30, 2012 to Friday, December 14, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

5 vacancies in the following location:
Baumholder Germany

WHO MAY APPLY:

All interested and qualified applicants eligible for employment under U.S. conditions in the Kaiserslautern commuting area.

JOB SUMMARY:

Challenge Yourself- Be an Army Civilian - Go Army!        

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skill of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

CYSS is recruiting for 5 positions with the Baumholder CYS at the Teen Center and the Wetzel DCC.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Citizenship eligible under country SOFA agreement

DUTIES:

This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02, Job #AM299. Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CYS programs. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.

Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Uses prepared curriculum/program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment.

Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command.

Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable.

Observes a program participant for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instruction.

Assists in maintaining program participation data and completing required daily reports. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards.

Completes designated training requirements and records and tracks completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Performs other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

ENTRY:

- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
- Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
- Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
- Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
- Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.
- Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.

SKILL:

Meet Entry-level requirements and candidate must:
- Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
- Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
OR
- Meet Entry-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- One year of education above high school level which included nine (9) semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.

 

TARGET:

Meet entry-level requirements and candidate must:
- Meet skill-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- Possess twelve (12) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
- Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
OR
- Two (2) years of education above the High School level, which includes twelve (12)- semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration or related behavioral sciences.


 


ENTRY:

- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
SKILL:

- One year of education above high school level which included nine (9) semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate.

TARGET:

- Two (2) years of education above the High School level, which includes twelve (12)- semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration or related behavioral sciences.

Conditions of employment:

 

1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

2. All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.

4.  Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

5. High school diploma or GED certificate.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:  Knowledge of basic administrative function, skill in communicating orally, ability to assess the needs of children and staff.

 

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


BENEFITS:

Employment Overseas provides a lot of additional benefits & entitlements, to review how to qualify for those, information on living Overseas and moving to a new location or anything else, please refer to https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/overseas/index.htm

 

Conversion of employment category (from Flex to RPT/RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.9 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf

 

U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.   In NATO countries, employment under U.S. conditions is restricted by the NATO SOFA to individuals who are nationals of a NATO country. These individuals may not be employed under U.S. employment conditions in the country of their citizenship.

 

To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.

 

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. 

 

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.  To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

 

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

 

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.



HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

 

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/. After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire

http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 797919

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.   Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.   This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.

 

***THE 1203-FX FORM DOES NOT SUPPORT NARRATIVE RESPONSES.   IF THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE IDENTIFIES THAT A NARRATIVE RESPONSE IS APPROPRIATE (RESPONDING TO A QUESTION WITH THE EXPERT 'E' LEVEL RESPONSE) YOU MUST PROVIDE A RESPONSE IN THE REQUESTED FORMAT ON A SEPARATE DOCUMENT AND INCLUDE IT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS.   NEGLECTING TO PROVIDE THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO AN INELIGIBLE RATING.   PLEASE SEEK ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE NAF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IDENTIFIED AS THE CONTACT.***

 

It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.   You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here (http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/Applicant%20Checklist~466.doc) .   Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.   Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume
   ·Transcript

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·DD-214
   ·Other (DA Form 3434-NR)

Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (DA 3433/DA3433-1).

For Child and Youth Services positions the DA 3433-2 must be submitted as well. Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 

  • Foreign Education:   If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.   For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.   For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at –  http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

 

Official transcripts (copy or original) will have to be provided to support meeting the positive education requirements outlined for this position. 

  • Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.
  • Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.

Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Kaiserslautern NAF Personnel
Phone: 001496314115880
Agency Information:
USAG Baumholder FMWR
CMR 405 Box 18
APO, AE
09034

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 


Control Number: 332476300
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