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Job Title:Educational Aide/Educational Technician (Camp Counselors)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Commander, Navy Installations

Hiring Organization:Naval District Washington

Job Announcement Number:IH-010-14

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$12.03 to $14.74 / Per Hour
Youth Center

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Tuesday, May 27, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-02/04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Flexible 0-40 hours, no benefits - Seasonal

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies - Indian Head, MD View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.


    DUTIES:

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    This position requires a valid driver's license.

    CAMP COUNSELORS MUST BE ON BOARD BY 5/16/2014

    The purpose of the CY Program Assistant is to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.

    ENTRY LEVEL – EDUCATIONAL AIDE:  Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Uses prepared curriculum and program materials. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules.  Helps create adult-made games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic plays, activities, etc.).  Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor.  Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors.  Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards.

    INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – EDUCATIONAL AIDE:  Assists in planning and coordinating activities for program participants, including group as well as individual activities.  Implements daily schedules and activity plans to ensure age and/or stage appropriateness.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program.  Assists children and youth with special projects and homework.  Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices.  Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.  Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies.  Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.  Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.  Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards.

    FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL – EDUCATIONAL TECHNICIAN:  Develops schedules and activity plans.  This may include reviewing and providing input into schedules and activity plans developed by CY Program Assistants, GS 1702-02 and GS 1702-03.  Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of the individual children and youth.  Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program.  Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.  Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor.  Demonstrates, instructs, leads and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities.  Role models developmentally appropriate practice and classroom or activity area management techniques.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices.  Helps prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing and depleted supplies. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults.  Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.   Provides care and supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component and local installation policies, guidance and standards.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    QUALIFICATIONS: All levels require incumbent to be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent; speak, read, and write English; satisfactorily complete local and national background checks, including a NACI; lift up to 40 lbs, pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease; and complete all training requirements.  Incumbents must also have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions. In addition to the above:
    Educational Aid (Entry): This position is an entry position leading to the base position.  Incumbent is promoted upon completion of required training and evaluation.  Duties of this position are developmental in nature. 

    Educational Aid (Intermediate): 6 months experience working with children/youth in a child/youth setting AND completion of child abuse modules and DoN modules 1, 2, & 10. This is the intermediate position leading to the base position.  Incumbent is promoted upon completion of required training and evaluation.

    Educational Technician (Program Assistant): completion of DoN modules AND 12 months experience working with children/youth OR a CDA, MSA, or 2 year degree in a related field.  This is the target level/base position.  Incumbent uses Creative Curriculum and develops and implements schedules and activity plans based on the observed needs of the children.



    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Position is Drug Testing designated


     

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  This position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children.  Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.  This is a test designated position: in accordance with Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003, this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment.  A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, may become the basis for removal from this position.  Must pass a pre-employment physical with ability to lift up to 40 lbs, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease.  Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks, including a NACI.  Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications/credentials.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    This position requires a valid driver's license.

    CAMP COUNSELORS MUST BE ON BOARD BY 5/16/2014

    Applicants MUST submit OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment and proof of education (copies of degrees and diploma) with their application.  ONLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE AND DIPLOMA, you may submit copies of OFFICIAL college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English.  Credit for education substituted for experience will not be given unless proof of education is submitted prior to vacancy announcement closing date.  Applicants who fail to provide OF 306 Declaration for Federal Employment AND proof of education with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. Completed documents can be uploaded in PDF format with resume to your USAJOBS account.

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.



    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.


    BENEFITS:

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    Flexible positions: guaranteed 0 - 40 hours/week; benefits offered: none  (Seasonal)



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  To request spousal preference, please complete and upload the Spousal request form along with currentr PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

    VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: Applicants wishing to use veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded on USAJOBS with resume package,

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.  We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.  Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct. 

    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions.  If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment.  To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm.

    The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

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

    • Complete Resume.
    • Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    APPLICATION FORMS  -  A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:

    - This position requires a valid driver's license.

    - Resume (Please be sure your resume includes your email address, phone number, name of employer(s), job title(s), dates employed, description of job duties or responsibilities in each position, and any additional information relevant to your work/volunteer/education/internship experiences.)

    - OF 306 form Declaration for Federal Employment (Click on link to complete this form.  Document must be signed, dated, and saved locally before it can be uploaded with resume.)

    - Applicants MUST submit proof of education with their resume.  Submit copies of your high school diploma and higher level degreesOnly if you do not have copies of your diploma or degrees, may you submit copies of OFFICIAL college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English.

    Applicants who fail to provide completed OF 306 and all required educational documents with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration.

    - Applicants with current or prior federal service should submit supporting documentation (SF-50, PAR, DD-214, etc.).

    Documents must be uploaded to your USAJOBS account.

    • Declaration for Federal Employment form OF 306 (required)  Print form, complete, sign and date, attach and upload
    • Reference Form (required)  Print form, complete, sign and date, Print form, complete, sign and date, attach and upload
    • Proof of education (copies of degrees and diploma) with their application.  ONLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE AND DIPLOMA, you may submit copies of OFFICIAL college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English.  Credit for education substituted for experience will not be given unless proof of education is submitted prior to vacancy announcement closing date.  Applicants who fail to provide OF 306 Declaration for Federal Employment AND proof of education with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. Completed documents can be uploaded in PDF format with resume to your USAJOBS account.  Attach and upload
    • Military Spousal Preference form (if applicable)

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    NAF HRO
    Phone: 301-342-5304
    Agency Information:
    Naval District Washington
    47402 Buse Road Bldg. 467
    Patuxent River, MD
    20670
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Before submitting your resume and supporting documents, please review this checklist:

    -This position requires a valid driver's license.

    -CAMP COUNSELORS MUST BE ON BOARD BY 5/16/2014

    - Resume

    -Reference Sheet

    - Completed OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (save in a PDF format and upload to your USAJobs account for submission to this vacancy announcement)

    - Proof of Education (save in a PDF format and upload to your USAJobs account for submission to this vacancy announcement)

    - Questionnaire

    - Any other supporting documentation (save in a PDF format and upload to your USAJobs account for submission to this vacancy announcement)

    All applicants will be notified regarding their status.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date.  If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    IH-010-14

    Control Number:

    364798000