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    Summary

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    This position is located at the Aberdeen Area Child Development Center (CDC) in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

    This announcement has a "First cut-off" date of Wednesday, 15 January 2020 (11:59 EST). Eligible candidates that apply after the first cut-off date, may be sent to management if requested by hiring official.

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    Responsibilities

    • Receives children, youth, parents, and other visitors in a courteous and professional manner. Answers telephones, ascertains nature of call, and directs caller to appropriate staff.
    • Ensures parents, children, youth, and visitors properly sign into the program prior to passing the reception area of the facility. Monitors children?s departure to ensure only authorized individuals remove them from the building.
    • Registers/terminates children/youth within the CYS program and/or waiting list database. Utilizes the Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) to record transactions for customers and to enter data into predefined categories for reports and tracking.
    • Provides administrative support including mail preparation, copying, distribution, correspondence, memorandums, briefings, Daily Activity Reports, and other requirements for day-to-day operations.
    • Articulates policies relating to patron fees, waiting lists, enrollments, terminations, and program events. Coordinates vacancies and reservations for the hourly care program as required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to on and off post locations may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    3

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    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
    • Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable suitability determination
    • Any individual who was required to register with selective service and who has not registered or knowingly and willingly did not register before the requirement terminated or become inapplicable to the individual will not be appointed
    • May be required to travel on and off position locations

    Qualifications

    Experience working in a professional office setting which required administrative and clerical skill in managing filing systems and maintaining documents, such as attendance records and official correspondence.

    Must possess experience demonstrating customer service and business communication skills.

    Must possess a demonstrated knowledge of correct grammar and composition techniques needed to accurately prepare written material from a variety of sources.

    Must possess demonstrated proficiency in using computers for various applications to include Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Windows, Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook). Experience entering and maintaining information into automated databases.

    At least 1 year experience equivalent to the next lower grade level NF-02.

    Highly qualified candidates will possess experience utilizing automated systems for childcare operations.

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    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 3:00 pm 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 closing date of this announcement. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.

    Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.

    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://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files=NAF Applicant Information Kit for Army NAF Childcare Positions.pdf

    This announcement has a "First cut-off" date of Wednesday, 15 January 2020 (11:59 EST). Eligible candidates that apply after the first cut-off date, may be sent to management if requested by hiring official.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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/Parent 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.

    By claiming the CNE/FNE/CAE you are self certifying that you are not eligible for the "Outside applicant" consideration (Veteran or Non-Veteran). Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility. For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit (URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files=NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf)


    CNE/FNE/CAE consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority 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

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma
    • Resume


    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

    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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    Benefits

    https://www.armymwr.com/m/emplyee-portal/human-resources/naf-benefits/health-insurance

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    How to Apply

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

    Electronically: (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov and search for Vacancy Identification Number (10693995)
    Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

    Agency contact information

    Recruitment Support Team (RST) NAF HR

    Address

    AG-NAF-W4QVAA US ARMY GARRISON ABERDEEN PRV GRND
    DO NOT MAIL
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
    US
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    Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional AND personal references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within the local commuting area of US Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

    • NOTE: Local commuting area is defined as a radius of 50 miles; in addition to, you are considered eligible if one of the following applies: you live outside of this radius and are able to commute to work on a daily/as needed basis or you are able to relocate yourself on your own expenses (must be able to be present for work within 2 weeks of selection), you are a military spouse in the process of relocating to this installation and are within 30 days of moving, or you are an involuntarily separated military member.

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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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The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556322200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.