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    Duties

    Summary

    The Area of Consideration for this announcement is Ft. Greely and surrounding communities within 150 miles of the installation.(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This announcement will be used to fill multiple positions within Child and Youth School Services on Ft. Greely.

    Candidates will be referred on an as needed basis.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the operation and program in accordance with applicable regulations in one or more CY programs. Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
    • Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.
    • Performs the more routine simple child-care tasks, following step-by-step instructions.
    • Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.
    • Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    2

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • A one year probationary period may be required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • A health assessment is required. Immunizations may be required.
    • If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view form or copy this URL to your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DR_a/pdf/A3433_Final.pdf)
    • Must be 18 years of age at time of employment.
    • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15m, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.
    • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
    • Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
    • Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer routine/ rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need
    • Travel to on and off post locations may be required.
    • Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends.
    • Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
    • For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

    Qualifications

    To qualify for Entry Level, candidate must:
    Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    To qualify for Skill Level:
    In addition to the above, candidate must possess:

    Three months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Entry Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion.
    OR
    Six months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth programs meets the intent of the education requirement.

    To qualify for Target Level:

    In addition to Entry Level requirements listed above, candidate must possess:

    1. Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth PLUS
    2. An associate's degree or at least 60 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying).
    OR one of the following:
    1. Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.
    2. A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.

    Education

    You must submit a copy of your high school diploma and/or college transcripts in order to receive consideration for this position.

    Additional information

    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: http://cpol.army.mil/employ/NAF/NAF_Applicant_Information_Kit.pdf
    • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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 Applicable

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    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

    • Resume
    • Transcript

    Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume (click here to view form or copy this URL into your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DR_a/pdf/A3433_Final.pdf)

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • Marriage Certificate, PCS Orders, DA Form 3434, DA Form 3433
    • Resume
    • SF-50
    • Transcript

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    Benefits

    http://cpol.army.mil/employ/NAF/NAF_Applicant_Information_Kit.pdf

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    How to Apply

    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

    1. Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
    2. Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
    • 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 3pm AST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

    Agency contact information

    Alaska NAF CPAC

    Address

    EV-NAF-W6JSAA USAG FT GREELY
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Greely, AK 99731
    US
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    Next steps

    Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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