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  5. How to Apply

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

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFDL141045060

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 $19.70 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 06, 2014 to Friday, February 28, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-01/02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent NTE 15AUG2014

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
Fort Campbell, KY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

Positions are with the  School Age Centers Summer Hire program on Fort Campbell. Work schedule may be between 0-40 hours per week based on mission requirements and program needs. Employee must be able to shift work, work days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

THIS IS A SUMMER HIRE NOT TO EXCEED 15AUG2014 POSITION.  EMPLOYMENT WILL END EFFECTIVE ON THAT DATE.  THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS A CUT-OFF DATE OF 19FEB2014.  MANAGEMENT WILL RECEIVE A LIST OF THOSE WHO HAVE APPLIED THOURGH 19FEB2014.  ALL SELECTIONS MAY BE MADE FROM THIS CUT-OFF LIST.

 

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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Duties including, but not limited to:

 

·         Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.

·         Assists in providing and leading planned activities for program participants.
Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule.

·         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.

·         Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

TARGET LEVEL INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS - Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required. Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All Candidates must:

- 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.

- Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks

- Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.

- Must be available to work shift work, nights, weekends and holidays as needed by the facility

 

To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry Level 2), CY-1702-01

Candidate must:

-Possess High School diploma or GED certificate.

To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Skill Level 3), CY-1702-01

Candidate must:

Meet Entry-level requirements

AND

- 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

- 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.

To Qualify for Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level 4), CY-1702-02

Candidate must:

Meet Entry-level requirements

AND

- 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.


Education requirements are specified in the Qualifications section.

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 to include a health screening.

5. Employment Availability - THIS IS A SUMMER HIRE NOT TO EXCEED 15AUG2014.  EMPLOYMENT WILL END EFFECTIVE ON THAT DATE

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.

 

These are developmental positions from Entry to Skill (CY-01), to Target Level (CY-02). Applicants who are placed at the Entry level are required to complete assigned training, and upon completion, will be reassigned to the Skill level. Incumbents must then complete additional training, and upon completion, will be promoted to the Target level.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date.

Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.

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

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 Vacancy ID 1045060.

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.

 

**Applicants who upload transcripts to verify education requirements will be among the first reviewed for eligibility**

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
   ·Transcript

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·Other (Marriage Certificate and PCS Orders for Military Spouse Preference)
   ·SF-50

For education requirements please note the following:

- Applicants who submit college transcripts as stated in the "Qualifications" section below with their resume/application may be placed directly at the Skill or Target levels. 

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 & Marriage Certificate 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:

Collette Duncan
Phone: (270)412-9095
Email: COLLETTE.M.DUNCAN.NAF@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NAF Fort Campbell
6901 Desert Storm Avenue
Fort Campbell, KY
42223-5381
USA

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:

SWNAFDL141045060

Control Number:

360935900