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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT, LEADER LEVEL (GSE-05) CY2*

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Hiring Organization:CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS

Job Announcement Number:10784

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$15.15 to $15.15 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, July 10, 2014 to Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

NA

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Jacksonville, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to All Sources

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Join Us In Making a Positive Difference

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.  We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at the CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS, FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS BRANCH, MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION.  Candidates selected for this position will serve as a CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (LEADER LEVEL, GSE-05) for MCCS.

 Independently performs the full range of the below listed duties and responsibilities under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor who provides guidance on the scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Performs routine work that is spot checked and reviewed based on results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Performs more complex, technical assignments that are more closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions.

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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Serves as a Child, Youth or Teen Program (CYP) Leader for child & youth program staff and oversees smooth operation of one or more programs in accordance with established policies and applicable regulations.  Develops schedules and activity plans.  Oversees arrival and departure of children and youth.  Supervises and monitors children and youth, and prescribed staff-to-child ratios during indoor and outdoor activities, and on field trips, outings and special events. 

Establishes a program setting that promotes positive interactions between children, youth, and adults.  Plans, coordinates and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs.  Prepares and implements options for children and youth with special needs and requirements.  Works with Trainers, Supervisors and Program Assistants to implement activities and special events that meet physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth.  Works with coworkers to prepare, arrange and maintain activities, events and materials to accommodate daily schedules. 

Assists children and youth with homework, special projects and life skills.  Interacts with children and youth applying approved child guidance and youth development techniques.  Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, program staff, school representatives and local installation command personnel to conduct business related to the welfare of children and youth.  Briefs employees and parents on items of concern. 

Provides guidance and assistance on specific tasks and job techniques.  Provides written instructions, reference materials and supplies when necessary.  Explains program guidance, procedures, policies and directives.   Obtains related information to resolve problems and conflicts.  Demonstrates appropriate work methods to lower graded employees.  Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for interacting with children and youth.  Provides on the job training and instruction to employees.  Ensures team members observe and follow proper procedures related to safety, fire, fitness, health and nutrition policies and practices.

Relays instructions from supervisor.  Gets work started.  Sets work pace.  Ensures worksite materials and tools are available to complete work.  Reports workplace injuries immediately to the immediate or higher level supervisor, and to the Human Resources office in the absence of the immediate supervisor.  Checks with supervisor on problems.  Checks on work and meets productivity goals.  Performs supervisory duties in an emergency, or short-term and nonrecurring basis.  Provides input to the supervisor regarding promotions, reassignments, performance reviews and incentive awards.

Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents pertaining to dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth experience in the program.  Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor.  Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, and health and nutrition practices.  Notifies supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns.  Helps arrange for/serves appropriate snacks/meals when applicable.  Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized persons according to written parental instructions.  Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, and neglect, and reports as directed.  Participates in program evaluation as required.

Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.  Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for children and youth’s in compliance with local policies, guidance and standards. 

Completes all training requirements, including orientation, monthly, annual and the approved Marine Corps Standardized Module Training as prescribed, and tracks and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).  Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments to include:  program rating scales, risk assessments tools, self inspection materials and national accreditation tools.

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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This position is subject to random drug testing

Must be 18 years of age, have the ability to speak, read, and write English, follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Possess a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential OR Military School Age (MSA) credential, OR an Associates of Arts (AA) degree OR Bachelors’ degree in a related field, AND twenty four months of experience working with children and youth in a Child Care Center.  Successful completion of all required training for Program Assistant (Entry, Intermediate, and Target Level).  Skill to interpret and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and practices to provide direct care, education and development for children and youth.  Be physically able to lift and carry objects and children up to 45lbs independently and over 45lbs with assistance.  Pass health screenings annually to show good physical and mental health, freedom from communicable disease, up-to-date immunizations, test for Tuberculosis, and any other tests deemed necessary and appropriate by local medical authorities per MCO 1710.30E.  Successfully complete:  Installation record checks, State criminal history checks, initiation and completion of a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), and a Defense Clearance and Investigations Index for re-verification for employees who provide child care services.  Ability to satisfactorily complete all required training and demonstrate competencies according to established timeframes to retain employment status.   If using CDA or MSA, you must attach a copy of certificate or if using a two or four year degree, you must attach a copy of transcript with your resume/application in order to be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted at the time of application; however, official transcripts must be submitted within 30 days of hire date

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required.  A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment.  Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing.  Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command. 

 


 

EVALUATIONS:

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.


BENEFITS:

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You can review our benefits at: http://www.usmc-mccs.org/careers/benefits.cfm

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

•      Stability of Federal Civilian Service

•      People with passion for doing work that matters

•      Quality of Work Life Balance

•      Competitive Pay

•      Comprehensive Benefit Packages

•      Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED BY METHODS OTHER THAN INTERNAL COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES WHEN IT APPEARS THAT THE BEST QUALIFIED PERSON CAN BE OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES.  TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NON-COMPETITIVE APPONTMENT (E.G. TRANSFER ELIGIBILE OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILE) YOU MUST LIST YOUR CURRENT/FORMER HIGHEST PREVIOUS PERMANENT GRADE HELD AS A REGULAR PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME NON-APPROPRIATED FUND EMPLOYEE WITH THE MARINE CORPS. INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADVERTISED FOR A FLEXIBLE POSITION MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

IF SELECTED FOR A TEMPORARY POSITION, MANAGEMENT MAY CONVERT THE POSITION TO PERMANENT STATUS AT THEIR DISCRETION.

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status. 

CONTACT US:
For questions related to a specific position or the application process please contact us at:
Human Resources Division
Marine Corps Community Services
(910) 451-JOBS | mccslejeune.com/jobs
Email questions to: 
lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org (applications nor documents will not be accepted via email)

For technical difficulties navigating through or using the Career Page send an email to mccscareers@usmc-mccs.org.



HOW TO APPLY:

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STEP 1 – Answer REQUIRED Assessment Questions:

Prepare responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions. How to respond to Assessment Questions:
- List all paid or volunteer positions related to the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions
- Include position title, position dates and pay grade (as applicable) and provide detailed information regarding the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions.

- To be considered for non-competitive appointment (e.g. transfer eligible or reinstatement eligible) you must list your current/former highest previous permanent grade held as a regular part-time or regular full-time non-appropriated fund employee with the Marine Corps.
- Need more information on how to respond to Assessment Questions?  Visit our website: http://www.mccslejeune.com/jobs/assessment.html:

NOTE: You will not be prompted by the online system to answer or upload your Assessment Question responses; therefore, you must use one of the methods outlined in step 2 to submit your responses to Assessment Questions.  Failure to include Assessment Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete, and you WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for the position.  Qualified applicants will be evaluated on the degree to which they answer the Assessment Questions shown below:

A)  Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your ability to lead others in the accomplishment of work.

B)  Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your skills to interpret and implement appropriate curriculum and practices to provide direct care, education and development for children six weeks to five years of age.

C) Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of Children, Youth, and Teen Programs policies and applicable regulations.

STEP 2 - Submit application and/or upload resume online at: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers via one of the following three methods:

Upload a resume and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. as the last page of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

OR

Copy and paste your resume text and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. at the conclusion of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

OR

If you choose to apply without using a resume, you must include responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions in this job posting as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” (Assessment Questions are listed above).  Please name the file “Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #”.

STEP 3 - College Transcript(s) or Education Certificate(s), (REQUIRED)

A degree from an accredited college/university is required for this position. For consideration, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s), indicating degree conferred, as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers. Applications received without college transcripts will be ineligible for consideration.

STEP 4 - If prior military, upload a copy of your DD214 Member 4 Copy as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

STEP 5 - If applicable, upload a copy of your *Spouse Preference form, copy of PCS orders, and copy of marriage certificate (unless the spouse is named on the PCS orders) as an attachment(s) to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

Spouse Preference Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 and below or equivalent) Spouses of relocating active duty military members applying through Spouse Preference Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 6. Spousal Preference applicants hired in a flexible position will not lose their spousal preference eligibility until movement or hired into a regular Full-Time or Part-Time position. 

STEP 6 -  If applicable, upload a copy of your *Transition Assistance form and copy of ID card with “TA” stamped on front of card as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

Transition Assistance Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 below or equivalent) Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 7.

STEP 7 – Before you press “Submit Application”, be sure all requested documents, including REQUIRED Assessment Questions, have been attached or uploaded.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
Phone: 910/451-5627
Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES
ATTN: NAFP
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC
28547
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.

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Job Announcement Number:

10784

Control Number:

375063900