Army Installation Management Command Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and Target) CY-01/02 in Fort Riley, Kansas

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Summary

This announcement will be used to fill positions at various CYS facilities at Fort Riley. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and Non Citizens. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

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Responsibilities
  • Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.
  • Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and local installation command personnel.
  • Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.
  • 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 instructions.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position, to on and off post locations.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

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1702 Education And Training Technician

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Conditions of Employment
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Trained individuals will be required to administer routine and rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.
  • Successful completion of training requirements within prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required before noncompetitive advancement to the next level of responsibility.
  • Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
Qualifications

Entry Level

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Skill Level

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Three months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Entry Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion. OR Six months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). One year vocational certificate in child care or equivalent to other child/youth programs meets the intent of the education requirement.

Target Level

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Foundation Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion. OR Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned, for example: Child Development Centers: Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education. School Age: Elementary Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Special Education. Youth Services: Youth Development, Secondary Education, Human Development, Youth Program Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or directly-related behavioral or cultural science (developmental psychology, child psychology/sociology, sociology of the family, gender identity, parenting. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying). OR one of the following:

  • A bachelor's degree or at least 120 semester hours which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.
  • Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum, or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.
Education

This position contains an educational requirement. Transcripts/Diploma must be submitted before the announcement's closing date in order to be considered for the position. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to being appointed to the position.

Additional information
  • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 2PM CST on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click hereto view kit or copy this URL: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files;=NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:

  • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
  • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

Drug test required

No

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Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume
  • Transcript

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • DA Form 3434 is required to be uploaded at time of application for verification of current and former NAF employee priority consideration. Spouse PCS Orders and Marriage License are required at time of application for verification of Spouse Employment Preference.
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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How to Apply

You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

  1. Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN). Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.
  2. Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

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Agency contact information
Fort Riley NAF Human Resources Office
Phone

(785)239-2325

Email

usarmy.riley.chra-hqs.mbx.naf-hr@mail.mil

Address

EM-NAF-W0VMAA US ARMY GARRISON FORT RILEY HQ DO NOT MAIL Fort Riley, KS 66442 US

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Next steps

Your resume and transcripts/HS Diploma will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521184500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 01/09/2019 to 01/23/2019

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: CY 1

Salary: $12.34 to $15.25 per hour Entry $12.34, Skill $13.59, Target $15.25

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types

Work schedule: Multiple Schedules