Overview

Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5) CY-02 Job at US Department of the Army in Landstuhl

Job Description

Duties

Summary


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and legal US residents in the local area. Legal US residents must possess a social security number and be citizens of a NATO country, except for the host country of Germany. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP), Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) and Family Member Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Position are located at Sembach/Landstuhl CDC, Germany.

Responsibilities

Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the operation and program in accordance with applicable regulations in one or more CY programs.

Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Monitors staff-to-child or -youth ratios to ensure adequate staffing.

Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and local installation command personnel.

Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

Job family (Series)

1702 Education And Training Technician

Requirements

Requirements

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.

Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty.

Must be 18 years of age at time of employment. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2, and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.

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.

For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.

Individual who have been trained will be required to administer routine and rescue medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and provide a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.

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.

Successful completion of Lead Foundation Level training and annual training requirements is required.

In consideration of COVID-19, personnel within this area routinely wear personal protective equipment (cloth face coverings, latex gloves, and face shields) while performing their regular duties.

Qualifications

Candidate must:

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

1. Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth plus

2. An associate’s degree or at least 60 semester hours with 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.

OR one of the following:
1. 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.

2. A bachelor’s Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated

above.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Education

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 12PM 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 referrals 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.

Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.

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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 – Family Member Preference (OCONUS ONLY)

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 – Parent of a Veteran (OAV)

NAF Priority Consideration – Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Required

Drug test required

No

Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Resume

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

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

Cover Letter

DD-214/ Statement of Service

DA 3433

CDA

PCS Orders

Reasonable Accommodation Documentation

Resume

Separation Notice (RIF)

SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

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.

Benefits

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The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

About Company

Company: US Department of the Army

Company Location:  Landstuhl

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