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Job Title:  CYPA (Entry to Target)
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:  EUNAFJU2013863640

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$12.60 to $13.40 / Per Hour
Thursday, May 30, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013
Part Time 20 hours - Permanent
1 vacancy - Brunssum Netherlands  View Map
US Citizens currently residing within the commuting area of BRUNSSUM, the Netherlands (not ordinarily resident in the Netherlands). US resident alien family members of US sponsors who are citizens of NATO countries other than the Netherlands.


Our mission is to provide Soldiers, Civilians and their Families with a quality of life commensurate with the quality of their service.

Child and Youth Program Assistants (Level-2) support education programs.  They apply a practical understanding of program objectives and the particular procedures and requirements involved in the activity.  The most familiar example is that of the teacher's aid whose supportive role is to relieve the classroom teacher of nonprofessional, routine duties.  This enables the teacher to give more time and attention to professional responsibilities.


Child and Youth Program Technicians support education programs.  They have specialized knowledge of and skill in particular aspects of an educational activity or program.  For example, an education technician may develop supportive background information for use by professional educators in making program decisions.  This type of position requires skill in conducting surveys and analyzing data on education needs.


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


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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.   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 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.   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.


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CY-01 (Entry Level-2) :   Applicants must be graduated from High School or equivalent AND be 18 year of age at the time of appointment AND be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).


CY-01 (Skill Level-3):   Applicants must meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND possess three (3) months of specialized experience working in a group program with children and/or youth AND demonstrate satisfactory performance AND possess the Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).   OR Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND one (1) year of education above high school level, which includes 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 Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.


CY-02 (Target Level-4) :   Applicants must m eet CY-01 (Skill Level-3) requirements AND possess twelve (12) months of specialized experience working in a group program with children and/or youth AND demonstrate satisfactory performance AND possess the Army Foundation Level Training (Air Force/Navy equivalent).   OR Meet CY-01 (Entry Level-2) requirements AND two (2) years of education above 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, recreation or related behavioral sciences.





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. 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.  If applicant is selected at a trainee level, promotion to the higher grade level will be noncompetitive upon meeting all eligibility and qualification requirements, performing higher level duties, completion of training agreement, and the recommendation of the supervisor.

6.  Travel to on and off post locations required.


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


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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


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


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 preference, 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.


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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: 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, 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 using the following Vacancy ID: 863640.

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.


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.



The following documents are required:

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

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:

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 as 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:
  • 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 –
  • 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!


Shawndae E. Wilkins
Phone: 0113268275306
Agency Information:
DA NAF USAG Chievres
USAG Chievres
Unit 21419


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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