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Job Title:Program Associate (Sports & Fitness)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SCNAFEP13830105R2

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$31,305.00 to $31,305.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 to Thursday, January 31, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0030-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 20 hours - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

03

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Fort Polk, LA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

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 skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.Welcome to Fort Polk MWR!

 

DAFORM 3433-2 WHICH IS ATTACHED IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION. EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION THAT IS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION MUST ALSO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION PACKET.  IF DOCUMENTS ARE NOT SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

 

Serves as Program Associate, in a Child and Youth Services (CYS) program, with responsibility for providing support and assistance to activity Director, and Installation Volunteer Sports Coaches. Provides care, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Successful completion of required background checks
  • Successful completion of physical examination
  • Satisfactory completion of required training

DUTIES:

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Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Assists S&F Director in training coaches using the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) training guidelines. Ensures that an Installation NYSCA Chapter is established and maintained to support local coaches. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth, and helps coaches in creating developmentally appropriate environments; selecting materials and equipment; and planning meaningful practices that support the required sport season. Shares expertise in the operation of intramural programs for youth (SAS, MST) and providing skill-building programs for children (CDC, FCC, SAS). Assists coaches in practice procedures, operating an effective coach/parent meeting and parent relations. Assists trainer in training CYPA staff/providers in sports/fitness related areas.

Conducts practice and game visits as required for the purpose of providing support and assistance. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notifies S&F Director on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Conducts follow-up technical support visits based on the results of the initial observation of practices/games.

Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with standards and procedures as outlined in applicable regulations and program management guides.

Supports program operations by planning field trips to sports and fitness events, coordinating group activities, and participating in observations of coaches. Helps inspect sports facilities/programs to ensure safety compliance. Recommends purchase of equipment required to maintain proper safety compliance. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.

Completes designated training requirements and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

 

Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Candidate must:

OPTION A:
1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
2. Communicate effectively orally and in writing in English.
3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
4. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis.

5. Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.
6. Possess a CDA/ School-Age/ Youth Credential (including Boys and Girls Clubs of America) or an Army Youth Practicum.

7. Possess 12 months work experience in a Sports/Fitness and/or youth program that provided the knowledge of physical and psychological factors in individual and team sports, and organization of recreational or competitive individual and team sports.

OR


OPTION B:
1. Possess BA/BS degree with a major emphasis on physical education/sports or a related field.
2. Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
4. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis.
5. Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.


Candidate must:

OPTION A:
1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
2. Possess a CDA/ School-Age/ Youth Credential (including Boys and Girls Clubs of America) or an Army Youth Practicum.

 

OR


OPTION B:
1. Possess BA/BS degree with a major emphasis on physical education/sports or a related field.

Conditions of Employment:

 

1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection.

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

3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.

4. 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.

5. Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements (transition and/or annual) and demonstrated on the job competency is required.

6. Ability to obtain a National Association of Youth Sports Clinician Certification.
7. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: minimum qualifications, education/experience, age requirement, physical requirement, conditions of employment, training logistics, oral communications skills, and administration and organization.

 

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


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits:  Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account.  For additional benefits information please refer to http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

The per annum rate of pay for this position will be $31,305 if an employee works full time hours/80 hrs per pay period.  Otherwise, the hourly rate of pay for this position is $15.00 per hour. 

 

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. 

 

If you are claiming Military Spouse preference, to verify your preference claim you MUST submit PCS orders and marriage certificate with your application package.

 

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:

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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 830105

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 .   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):
   ·Other (DA 3433-2 Required for all applicants,, Option A- Required documents are High School Diploma or GED AND Child Development Associate or School Age Youth Credential or Army Youth Practicum,, Option B- Required documents are College Transcripts,, If you are claiming Military Spouse preference, to verify your preference claim you MUST submit PCS orders and marriage certificate with your application package)
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

 

"Other" documents identified as "Required" MUST be submitted by all applicants for consideration.

If you fail to provide the required documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

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.
  • Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.
  • PCS Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required. 
  • 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:

    NAF HRO CPAC
    Phone: (337)531-2971
    Email: FTPOLKNAFCPAC@POLK.ARMY.MIL
    Agency Information:
    DFMWR CYSS Child Youth and School Services
    Radio Rd Bldg 400
    Fort Polk, LA
    71409
    USA

    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. 


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    Job Announcement Number:

    SCNAFEP13830105R2

    Control Number:

    336224700