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Job Title:CYS Training Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFKA13872338

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34,436.00 to $41,740.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 08, 2013 to Thursday, April 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1701-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 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.

Organization: FMWR - At multiple CYS Services locations

The CYS Training Specialist position is located on Fort Leonard Wood.  This position is regular part-time. The employee is subject to an IRREGULAR tour of duty to include days, possible nights, and possible weekends. Hours may vary. DA 3433, DA 3433-1, and DA 3433-2 forms MUST be submitted at time of applying. Forms are located under required documents.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Completion of a favorable background check
  • Medical examination & immunization screening are required after selection
  • Completed DA Forms 3433, 3433-1 3433-2 MUST be uploaded
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks IAW AR 215-3 required

DUTIES:

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****DA FORMS 3433, 3433-1 and 3433-2 ARE DUE AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND IF IT THEY ARE NOT UPLOADED APPLICANT WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE****

Serves as the Child and Youth Services (CYS) trainer and professional child/youth development education consultant for CDS, SAS, CLEOS, and/or YS program(s) with responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of programming to include: environment, equipment, materials, program structure, special needs inclusion, curriculum, risk management practices to minimize risk of abuse; supportive interactions and positive social development and oversight and coordination of activity/program schedules. Applies professional knowledge to plan and implement a comprehensive training and professional development program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge of child and/or youth development philosophy, principles, methods, and techniques as endorsed by the Department of Army and nationally recognized child/youth organizations.

Designs, administers and conducts the Foundation, Annual/On-Going training requirements based on course outlines. Conducts training both on-the-job and in classroom settings based on developed training plan. Evaluates staff/provider competence and conducts and documents quarterly training reviews with all direct staff and FCC Providers to discuss progress. Ensures program assistants/providers complete training within the prescribed timelines and informs directors of program assistant/FCC provider non-compliance with job training requirements. Ensures staffs is trained and follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.) Acts as appropriate credential advisor and representative and maintains "Active" status. Acts as home accreditation Validator/Observer and maintains "Active" status as required. Identifies opportunities and arranges for training for management, administrative and Program Assistant staff.

Designs and implements annual CYS program plan to include training goals and objectives, plan to meet individual staff needs, curriculum framework that encompasses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children/youth as well as incorporating the four (4) service areas for youth as required. Ascertains specific needs for training, determines the objective and scope of annual training topics; develops, revises, and/or adapts curriculum to suit child/youth changing needs and to capitalize on special interests. Evaluates conducted trainings and training materials. Recommends suggested changes and improvements. Assists in development and implementation of parent education program. Defends and articulates appropriate child/youth practices with parents and installation officials.

Serves as a member of the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team (ICYET) with primary responsibility for training and programming regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards. Assists in maintaining DoD certification, and assists in achieving and retaining national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintaining accreditation/Army equivalent standards. Has primary responsibility for the programming/training portions of inspections, reviews, and rating scales. Analyzes results of inspections, reviews, and rating scales, interprets the results in terms of program strengths and weaknesses, and works with management personnel to prepare and implement corrective action plans.

Arranges for subject matter experts to conduct/ support specialized training. Identifies and trains CYS Program Associates and MHA Star Providers to assist in conducting entry level training for new employees/providers. Works with Directors to coordinate appropriate time to conduct staff/provider/volunteer training.

Observes in appropriate program settings throughout all hours of operation to assess and evaluate staff competency and provide feedback. Spends 60 - 75% of time in programs/homes training, observing, evaluating and modeling Enables staff/providers/volunteers to maintain their Individual Development Plans (IDP) and ensures training has been properly documented. Maintains a professional resource area for staff, parental, and volunteer use.

Develops training program budget and provides to CYS Coordinator for input into CYS budget to include Foundation and Annual/On-going Training costs, resource and professional supplies, equipment and materials, credentialing fees, training related TDY costs, conference registration fees, and college course tuition. Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances, and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements. Collects and maintain up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes IAW higher headquarters and statutory requirements.

Works under the direct supervision of the Program Director (Facility or Family Child Care) and senior rated by the Lead Trainer, CYS Services Administrator or CYS Services Coordinator.

Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in child development or early childhood education, or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled consistent with:
For positions in CDC, FCC or CLEOS an undergraduate degree with a major course of study in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or Elementary Education is required.
For positions in SAS an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood/Child Development; Youth Development; Elementary and Secondary Education is required.
For positions in a middle school/teen program, an undergraduate degree in youth development, elementary education and secondary education is required.

OR

Combination of education and experience as follows:
Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in an appropriate CYS field commensurate with the program assigned as indicated above , plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described in the fields appropriate to the position. Appropriate experience and course work must be comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study described above.

In addition, candidate must possess:
1. At least twelve (12) months experience working in child and youth programs.
2. At least one year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled.
3. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
4. Experience in planning and conducting training for child and youth staff.
5. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
6. The physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.

A Bachelor's degree in the appropriate field as indicated above, and two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in a directly related field is fully qualifying for the position.


Conditions of employment:

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

2. 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.

3. All required background checks of DODI 1402.5 and AR 215-3, Chapter 2, paragraph 2-13; i. must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI), to include a health assessment. Possess and maintain physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis.

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

5. Immunizations are required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by a medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.

6. Direct Deposit Required

7. All applicants must complete a DA Forms  3433,  3433-1, and  3433-2 (Supplemental Application Forms) as a condition of employment.

8. Must be able to work days, possible evenings, and possible weekends to include Sundays.

9. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

10. Transcripts/training documents required for this position. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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:

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 may be negotiable, 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. Completed DA forms  DA 3433,  DA 3433-1, and  DA 3433-2

3. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

4. 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 872338

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):

·        Résumé

·        Application for Nonappropriated Employment (  DA 3433/  DA3433-1).

·        Supplemental-A Employment Application Form For Child-Youth Services Positions ( DA 3433-2)

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.) 

·    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

·        DA-3434

·        PCS Order

·        Marriage License

For Child Youth and School Services positions DA Forms 3433, 3433-1, and 3433-2 must be uploaded. See required documents for link.

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

 

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.  If your name is not on the PCS Orders your Marriage Certificate/License for proof must also be attached.

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

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

NAF CHRA Fort Leonard Wood
Phone: (573)596-0283
Fax: (573)596-6928
Email: USARMY.LEONARDWOOD.MSCOE.MBX.PECPSWRMNAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Child Development Center
Bldg 615 Replacement Ave
Ft Leonard Wood, MO
65473 Fax: (573)596-6928

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:

SWNAFKA13872338

Control Number:

341284300