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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Child and Youth Program Assistant (Target Level-4)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFDM141047479

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$13.55 to $19.70 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 07, 2014 to Wednesday, February 12, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Intermittent - Intermittent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

02

DUTY LOCATIONS:

3 vacancies in the following location:
Fort Knox, KY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

 The driving force that builds and sustains the strength of the Total Military Family.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/pdf/a3433.pdf 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.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  

*You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone!

2.  Fax your resume to (478)757-3144.  The following cover sheet must be included http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf for proper processing. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.  To complete the job related questions complete http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

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

4.  Drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division.

You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation as well as complete the job related questions.

These positions will be located at the Child Development Center

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES:

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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.

MAJOR DUTIES:

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. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children/youth. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.

Reviews, provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Briefs other employees and parents.

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.

Explains and models program guidance, procedures, policies and directives to entry and skill level staff. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth.

Observes program participants 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.

Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required) self-inspection materials and national accreditation tools. Assists In achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. 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 tracks and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains and reports program participation data.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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.

 


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.

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:

- Minimum Qualifications

- Physical Requirement

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.

Conversion of employment category (from Flex to RPT/RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.



OTHER INFORMATION:

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/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fApplication%2fApplyStart%2f339350200.

 

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 1047479.

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:
   ·Other (Army Foundation Level Training Certificate Air Force, Navy equivalent, College Transcripts)

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:

Fort Knox NAF CPAC
Phone: (502)624-7711
Email: USARMY.KNOX.IMCOM-ATLANTIC.MBX.DFMWR-NAFH@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Child Development Center
PECH-SWR-F/NAF
506 Old Ironsides Ave
Bldg 488
Fort Knox, KY
40121
United States

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:

SWNAFDM141047479

Control Number:

361220200