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Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:NCNAFHT13909708

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$11.91 to $21.22 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, July 04, 2013 to Thursday, July 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01/02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
Fort Myer, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply): 

 

1.  Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov/. This will ensure faster processing of your application.  You will also receive faster status updates.   

Please upload all required documents.  Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status.  *You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience!

 

2.  Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. 

NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view. 

To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job. 

 

3.  Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement. 

 

4.  If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division. 

You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement.  This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements.

 

IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them manually, print the full

occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) to (478)757-3144. 

 

Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.  You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.

 

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) serves as the base support of operations for the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capitol Region and the U.S. District of Washington, Fort McNair, D.C. Fort Myer traces its origins to the Civil War and Fort McNair has been an Army post for more than 200 years. Henderson Hall provides barracks and support for Marines assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps as well as certain schools and agencies in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

Location: Fort Myer Child Youth & School Serves

This announcement may be used to fill permanent part-time or intermittent (flexible) positions.

Regular Part-Time (RPT) position include NAF Benefits, with 20 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. Incumbents may be scheduled to work 20-39 hours per administrative week.

Flexible (Flex) position do not include NAF Benefits. Incumbents may be scheduled to work 0-40 hours per administrative week. (with no guaranteed hours).

This position provides direct care to children ages 6 weeks through 18 years of age.This is a developmental position, from Entry to Skill, to Target Level. Applicants who are placed at the Entry level are required to complete assigned training, and upon completion, will be reassigned to the Skill level with a 6% pay increase. Incumbents must then complete additional training, and upon completion, will be promoted to the Target level with at least a 5% pay increase.

Applicants who submit college degrees or transcripts as stated in the "Qualifications" section below and meet all other requirements, may be placed directly at the Skill or Target levels and at the corresponding pay.

WHO MAY APPLY:

Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)

Involuntarily Separated Military Preference(ISMP)

Current and Former NAF Employees(CNE/FNE)

Current APF Employees(CAE)

Veterans Preference(OAV)

All Other Sources

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES:

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This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02. 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 for Entry Level - Grade 01:

- 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 working both indoors and outdoors.

Qualification requirements for Skill Level - Grade 01

Meet Entry-level requirements and candidate must:
- Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
- Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
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 in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.

Qualification requirements for Target Level - Grade 02:

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 with children and/or youth.
- Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
OR
- Two (2) years of education above the 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 or related behavioral sciences.

We strongly encourage you to submit a copy of your High School Diploma / appropriate college degree, transcripts or certificate with your resume/application. (Uploading under the "Transcripts" option.)


Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required for regular positions.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 

4. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening. 

 

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

6. Successful completion of all prescribed training requirements. 

NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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


BENEFITS:

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Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits.  For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

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.

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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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select - https://www.usajobs.gov/. 

To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 909708.

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

If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.

 

2. Complete the 1203-FX (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf) form to provide your response to the job related questions.

 

3. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203-FX form will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  

 

For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/Application%20Manager%20Help%20for%20Applicant~466.pdf

Applicant checklist - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/applicantchecklist~466.doc

Applicant brochure - http://www.chra.army.mil/hr/tools/gps/files/USAS%20Applicant%20Brochure~466.pdf



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:

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

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·Other (Military Spouse PCS Orders, DA Form 3433-1, DA Form 3433-2)
   ·Transcript

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 

 

Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:

 

-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

-  Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent)

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

NAF Human Resources Office
Phone: (703)545-1238
Email: USARMY.JBMHH.HQDA-CPAC.MBX.NAF-ACTIONS@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Child Youth and School Services
102 Carpenter Street
Bldg 483
Fort Myer, VA
22211

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!


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Job Announcement Number:

NCNAFHT13909708

Control Number:

345878400