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Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Hiring Organization:Child, Youth, and School Services

Job Announcement Number:WENAFBW141031395SR

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$11.06 to $13.55 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 to Thursday, February 06, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01/02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Temporary

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
White Sands Missile Range, NM View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

THIS CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR TEMPORARY-FLEXIBLE POSITIONS ONLY. THIS COULD INCLUDE SUMMER HIRES, TEMPORARY POSITIONS, ETC.

 

U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (F&MWR) is committed to providing the WSMR community with quality of life programs to meet family, leisure and recreational needs.

White Sands Missile Range is known as the birthplace of America’s Missile and Space Activity and is located in the Tularosa Basin of south-central New Mexico at the base of the beautiful Organ Mountains. The Tularosa Basin is known for hot summers and mild winters. We have a wide variety of sporting activities; camping, fishing, boating, hiking, skiing, and hunting. Local wildlife includes oryx, deer, cougar, coyote, rattlesnake, tarantula, scorpion, elk, turkey, bear, and wild boar in the mountain areas.

Enjoy working with children! Start your career with the Government at one of our White Sands Childcare Centers: Child Development Center, Middle School Teen Center, School Age Services, and/or our Youth Services Center. Duties will include working with children age six weeks to 18 years of age (12th grade). Program Assistants will aid children with indoor and outdoor play, feeding and lunchtime, naptime, games, educational activities, etc. using provided schedules and curriculum. This is a developmental assignment to Target position Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4), CY-1702-02.

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.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

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, 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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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 working both indoors and outdoors.
- Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.
- Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.


 

Conditions of employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required.
2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.
3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 
4. Successfully complete all required background checks.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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


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 Vacancy ID TAG:VacancyID2. 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 TAG:Link to Full 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:
   ·DD-214
   ·SF-50
   ·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:

Sandra S. Ledford
Phone: (575)678-2930
Email: SANDRA.S.LEDFORD.NAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NAF White Sands Missile Range
White Sands Missile Range
Bldg 124 Room 215
White Sands Missile Range, NM
88002
us

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:

WENAFBW141031395SR

Control Number:

359385900