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Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill, Target)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:EUNAFHR13890537

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$10.49 to $17.09 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 10, 2013 to Thursday, May 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01/02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Stuttgart GermanyView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Make a positive difference in the life of Service members, families, retirees and civilians in the Stuttgart community, join the Family and MWR Team. Setting the standards that make people & units say: "I'm glad I live here!"

This position is located inSTUTTGART, GERMANY at the Panzer Child Development Center.

 Link to Family & MWR in USAG Stuttgart

Panzer CDC offers childcare and related activities for children aged 6 weeks thru Kindergarten.  The position is classroom-based, with a requirement for direct care giving duties.  The facility operating hours are 06:00-18:00 Monday - Friday.  Scheduled tour of duty may be 00-40 hours per week between these hours. Tour of duty may also include occasional weekend and holiday schedule for special events.  Infrequent requirement to work at other CYS Services facilities may also be required. 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

Local Commuting Area :

Applicants in the local commuting area eligible for appointment under US employment conditions.  Military Spouses and Family Members on PCS Orders relocating to units in USAG Stuttgart. Involuntary Separated Military Preference. Family Member citizens of NATO countries (except Germany) with an alien registration card.

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED:

RESUME AND DA FORM 3433-1 (SUPPLEMENTAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM).   

DA FORM 3433-2 (SUPPLEMENTAL-A EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM FOR CHILD YOUTH SERVICES POSITIONS), HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS IF APPLYING FOR CHILD AND YOUTH SERVICES POSITIONS MUST ALSO BE SUBMITTED. 

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Other (DA3433-1 Supplemental Application Form AND DA3433-2 Supplemental-A Employment Application Form for CYS Positions, High School or College Transcripts are required)
   ·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

IF THE ABOVE APPLICATION FORMS ARE NOT SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION STATUS WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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

DUTIES:

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This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02, Job #AM299.
Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CYS programs. 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. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. 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 (as applicable) 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. Performs other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Qualification Requirements (Entry Level 2):

Candidate must:
- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
- Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
- Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
- 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 workingboth indoors and outdoors.
- Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom fromcommunicable disease.
- Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect,or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National BackgroundChecks. 

Qualification Requirements (SkillLevel 3):

Meet Entry-level requirements and candidate must:
- Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with childrenand/or youth.
- Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navyequivalent).
OR
- Meet Entry-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- One year of education above high school level which included nine (9)semester hours of college credit (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) in earlychildhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development,psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation orrelated behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate inchildcare. 

Qualification Requirements (Target Level 4):

Meet entry-level requirements and candidate must:
- Meet skill-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
- Possess twelve (12) months experience working in a group program withchildren and/or youth.
- Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navyequivalent).
OR
- Two (2) years of education above the High School level, which includes twelve(12)- semester hours of college credit (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) in earlychildhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development,psychology, human development, youth program administration or related behavioralsciences.


Official College or university transcript(s)  (copy or original) must be submitted with your resume to determine qualifications for positions with positive education requirements.

1. A one-year probationary period may be required upons election.

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

3.  All required background checks IAW AR215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI). A health assessment and immunizations are required.  

4. You will be required to show Social Security card upon appointment to a NAF position.               

5.  Scheduled tour of duty will require evenings, weekends and holiday work hours

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics).

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


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Fund (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 .  

Appointments to flexible positions are ineligible for NAF Benefits.   

Employment Overseas provides additional benefits & entitlements; review eligibility requirements and information on living Overseas/moving to a new location at: https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/overseas/index.htm       

Conversion of employment category (from Flexible toRegular Part-Time or Regular Full-Time) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance in with AR 215-3.  



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants must comply with the ExceptionalFamily Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.9 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf  

U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarilyresident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of ForcesAgreement.   In NATO countries, employmentunder U.S. conditions is restricted by the NATO SOFA to individuals who arenationals 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 reviewthe information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcementor review our on-line Job Application Kit.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station(PCS) costs is not authorized, based on the determination that a PCS move isnot in the Government interest.

The Department of the Army providesreasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need areasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process,please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonableaccommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.  

Refusal of a military spouse to participatein established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required,etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for terminationof SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.   To claim Military Spouse Preference you musthave been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated FundInstrumentalities is an equal opportunity employer.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, May 16, 2013

To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

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, and3. 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.

 

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 890537.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

PLEASE NOTE: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

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.  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 (DA3433-1 Supplemental Application Form AND DA3433-2 Supplemental-A Employment Application Form for CYS Positions, High School or College Transcripts are required)
   ·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

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.

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    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 Stuttgart
Phone: 001497031153119
Email: USARMY.STUTTGART.HQDA-CPAC.MBX.NAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
CYSS Panzer CDC
Unit 30401
APO, AE
09107
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:

EUNAFHR13890537

Control Number:

343368500