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Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant, Summer Hire

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SCNAFGV13891383

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$11.59 to $11.59 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 13, 2013 to Friday, May 17, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

01

DUTY LOCATIONS:

4 vacancies in the following location:
Doral, FL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Our Mission is Caring. Army Child, Youth & School Services programs exist to support military readiness by reducing the conflict between a Soldier's mission requirements and his or her parental responsibilities.

This employment is to provide childcare coverage for the Summer Hire program that runs through August 2013. Work is performed at the US Army Garrison Child, Youth and School Services in Doral FL. Candidates must be available trough the entire summer. May require shift work.  Click here to learn more about CYSS

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizens and eligible non U.S. citizens
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • A valid email address is required for vacancy notifications
  • Communicate in English (written and verbal)

DUTIES:

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Incumbent will serve as a Child and Youth Program Assistant. Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Assists in providing and leading planned activities for participants. Helps establish an environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions. 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 guidance and techniques. Interacts with staff members, parents, and the Command. Supervises children and youth during daily activities, on field trips, outings, and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety concerns. Helps arrange snacks and meals. Observes children for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as appropriate. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth depart with authorized person according to written parental instruction. Assists in maintaining program participations data and completing daily reports. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants. Completes designated training requirements and records and tracks completed training. Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Includes other job related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Entry Level Requirements

1. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate,

2. Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal),

3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment, and

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

 

Applicants at all Levels must possess a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent uploaded/attached or faxed as "Transcripts" in the application package. 


Conditions of employment:

 

1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement Friday, May 17, 2013

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 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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:  Minimum qualifications, knowledge of basic administrative functions, oral communication skills, and the ability to assess the needs of children and staff. Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: This preference does not apply to NAF positions.


BENEFITS:

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This position does not offer participation in the Non Appropriated Funds Benefits Program.



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. May require shift work and/or work on rotating shifts to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, and in other situations.

3. 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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resumé
2. Certification of High School or GED certificate (uploaded as "Transcripts")

3. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
4. Additional Required Documents (as applicable)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 17, 2013.

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 check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID  891383.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

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/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

 

Please do not submit documents not required or applicable. Failure to sumbmit the required documentation may result in an ineligible rating.

 

  • 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
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  • 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
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    Submitting Documents

     

    If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

     

    Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager. Or, you may click this link http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf to print a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.  

     

    • Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number 891383
    • Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
    • You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
    • Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 

     

    • Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
    • Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
    • Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name
    • Emailing your application package to the NAF Human Resources Office

    Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

    Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, or via fax. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume: full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

    To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, or via fax.

     

    Note: Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

    Job Information:
    -Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.
    Personal Information:
    - Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).
    - Social Security Number. Giving your Social Security Number is voluntary. However, we cannot process your application without it.
    - Country of Citizenship.
    - If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.
    Education:
    - High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.
    - Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.
    - Major field(s) of study.
    - Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.
    Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):
    - Job title.
    - Duties and accomplishments.
    - Number of hours per week.
    - Employer's name and address.
    - Supervisor's name and phone number.
    - Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).
    - Salary.
    - Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.
    Other Qualifications:
    - Job-related training courses (title and year).
    - Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)
    - Job-related certificates and licenses.
    - Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.) Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    HR Office NAF Division
    Phone: (787)707-3988
    Email: USARMY.BUCHANAN.CHRA.LIST.CPAC-HRONAF@MAIL.MIL
    Agency Information:
    CYSS Division Miami
    9301 NW 33rd Street
    Doral , FL
    33172

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

    Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

    If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

    Social Security Number

    Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


    Vacancy Identification Number

    The Vacancy Identification Number is: 891383


    1. Title of Job

    Child and Youth Program Assistant, Summer Hire


    2. Biographic Data

    3. E-Mail Address

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    4. Work Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    5. Employment Availability

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    6. Citizenship

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    7. Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    8. Other Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    9. Languages

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    10. Lowest Grade

    Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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    11. Miscellaneous Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    12. Special Knowledge

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    13. Test Location

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    14. Veteran Preference Claim

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    16. Availability Date

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    17. Service Computation Date

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    18. Other Date Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    19. Job Preference

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    20. Occupational Specialties

    Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


    001 Child & Youth Services Program Assistant

    21. Geographic Availability

    Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


    120844086 Doral, FL

    22. Transition Assistance Plan

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    23. Job Related Experience

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    24. Personal Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

    First review all of the items listed below. After reviewing them, select the option that BEST describes the preference which you are eligible for. If you are eligible for more than one selection preference/priority consideration please indicate as appropriate. All supporting documentation must be uploaded /attached with your application in order to receive the requested priority consideration/selection preference. The next lower selection preference/priority consideration will be assigned if failure to provide supporting documentation prior to the closing date.

    A- Yes
    B- No

    1. Are you residing within local commuting area? NOTE: If you are a Military Spouse moving into the area in 30 days, please respond to this question with Yes for employment consideration.

    2. Are you willing to relocate yourself to this geographic location on your own expense? Please answer Yes if you are willing to travel to area of employment (Doral, FL) at your own expense.

    3. Are you claiming Military Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)? NOTE: A spouse is defined as the wife or husband of an active duty military member of the Armed Forces, including the Coast Guard, and a member of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The Marriage must have occurred prior to the service member's relocation to the new duty station. Sponsor's PCS Orders are REQUIRED at the time of application to verify your claim. An eligible spouse must request consideration at the time of application. Eligibility time period begins 30 days before the military's sponsor's reporting date at the new duty location and continues during the entire tour, or until acceptance or declination of a position offer (NAF or APF) at the grade for which preference has been requested. Preference is also terminated on placement into any continuing position (NAF or APF), or one expected to continue for at least 1 year in the new duty location, whether or not preference was applied. This preference is only honored for the new duty location and any other installation within commuting area.

    4. Are you claiming Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP)? NOTE: Certain members of the Armed Services, and dependents thereof, who were involuntarily separated from active duty with an honorable or general under honorable conditions discharge, are entitled to preference in hiring for a period of 1 year after separation. The preference must be claimed at time of application. An individual is entitled to this preference in hiring only one time. The preference is terminated upon placement in, or declination of, a NAF position for which application was made. A DD-214 member 4 copy needs to be provided and/or a Military and Civilian identification cards bearing the over stamp Transition Assistance (TA), to verify your claim.

    5. Are you a DOD NAF employee separated by a business-based action? NOTE: This priority consideration is authorized for up to one year from separation. This priority is separate and apart from the Reemployment Priority List (RPL) priority placement program. A copy of the Separation DA Form 3434 (or equivalent) must be provided to verify your claim.

    6. Are you a Current or Former NAF Employee? NOTE: This does not include emergency hire FLEX service, but includes any other service with a DOD NAFI. A copy of your most recent DA3434 (or equivalent) must be provided to verify your claim.

    7. Are you a current APF Employee? NOTE: You must have been serving in a position without time limits and have served continuously for at least 1 year in an Army APF position. Current APF employees are deemed to have Current/Former NAF employee status. Your most recent SF-50 must be provided to verify your claim.

    8. Are you claiming Outside Applicant Veteran Preference (OAV)? NOTE: Veteran's priority consideration does not apply to in-service placement actions. No point system is applied for NAF positions. A copy of your DD Form 214, Member-4 copy, must be provided to verify your claim.

    9. Are you an Outside Applicant Non-Veteran (OANV)? - This preference applies if you have never had any professional affiliation with the Armed Services or Federal Government as well as a Federal Government Instrumentality (NAF).

    For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. If your experience exceeds the below options identify the next lower level appropriate to you.  Your resume must reflect the indicated experience as well as be supported during the interview process.  Any inflation to your responses may lead to an ineligible rating. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

    A- Yes
    B- No

    1. For entry level requirements, must be 18 years of age at time of appointment; possess a high school diploma or GED certificate; Possess the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in the English language; possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Answer "Yes" if you meet this criteria.

    2. All required background checks of Army, AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI) and a health assessment. Please answer if you agree to these conditions of employment.

    For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

    A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
    B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
    C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
    D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
    E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

    3. Participate in program evaluation using designated instruments (e.g. programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools, self-inspection materials and national accreditation tools).

    4. Complete program reports as required within assigned areas.

    5. Provide input for daily lesson plans or daily schedule of activities.

    6. Report urgent situations to emergency medical services and/or appropriate individuals.

    7. Interact with children/ youth using learned training techniques.

    8. Provide or disseminate information orally to individuals.

    9. Ability to communicate in English effectively (written and verbal)

    10. Observe a program participant for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect.

    11. Report illness, abuse, or neglect of a program participant to supervisor or appropriate staff.

    12. Provide care/supervision, of program participants in compliance with established guidelines.

    For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

    A- Yes.
    B- No.

    13. Ability to be cordial and upbeat with coworkers

    14. Ability to control emotions that emerge in difficult situations and respond appropriately

    15. Skill in demonstrating courtesy and respect to others in the workplace

    16. Ability to contribute to team efforts

    17. Ability to work cooperatively with others to accomplish team goal

    18.

    Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.

    A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
    B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position


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    Job Announcement Number:

    SCNAFGV13891383

    Control Number:

    343501900