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Job Title:  Educational Technician
Department:  Department of the Navy
Agency:  Commander, Navy Installations
Hiring Organization:  Naval District Washington
Job Announcement Number:  14-CDC-22

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$16.96 to $16.96 / Per Hour
Regular Full Time
Monday, July 7, 2014 to Sunday, July 13, 2014
Regular Full Time: 35-40 hrs/wk; benefits - Permanent
Many vacancies - Bethesda, MD   View Map
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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.


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    Caregiver (CY Program Assistant) provides appropriate care and instruction for children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years old at CDCs or up to 12 years old at Austin’s Room.  Interacts with children using approved child guidance and development techniques as provided by supervisors. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices.  Duties may include assisting in the child’s arrival and departure from the center, diapering, feeding, toileting, resting, etc.; developing and assisting with games and learning activities; observing and evaluating development levels and maintaining records and other related duties. Incumbent uses Creative Curriculum and develops and implements schedules and activity plans based on the observed needs of the children.


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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 Technician (Program Assistant): completion of DoN Modules AND 12 months experience working with children/youth OR a CDA, MSA, OR 2 year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, or a related field, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degree as appropriate.  This is the full performance position.


    Position is Drug Testing designated
    Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid

    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.  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.


    This position is subject to completion of a satisfactory background check and/or National Agency Check (NAC).




    Applicants must submit proof of education with their application (college transcripts, DoN Standardized Modules, CDA, or MSA). We will only accept 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 OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) AND proof of education with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. Completed documents can be submitted with resume on USAJOBS.

    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.


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    Regular Full Time positions: guaranteed 35 - 40 hours/week; benefits offered: medical, dental, life insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, 401(k), NAF Retirement

    All non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees are federal government Department of Defense employees, and as such, have access to CNIC sponsored employee assistance program, access to MWR facilities and discounts, and mass transit benefit program.


    Due to Command policy on employee parking, employment does not guarantee a parking space on the installation. Metro is highly encouraged.

    MILITARY SPOUSE & VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: Applicants wishing to use military spouse or veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their (1) spouse’s orders, as well as a copy of a marriage certificate, if dependent is not listed on orders; or (2) DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded with resume on USAJOBS website.

    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

    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.


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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.


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

    • 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 (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.  We will only accept 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 (Declaration for Federal Employment) AND proof of education 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.).

      All documents can be uploaded at USAJOBS website.  If you encounter any problems when trying to upload your documents, please contact the Human Resources Office immediately.


    Agency Information:
    Naval District Washington
    8901 Wisconsin Ave
    Bldg 153, Rm 145
    Bethesda, MD


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

    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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