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Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5) CY-02   

JOB TITLE:

Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5) CY-02

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

West Point New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties

  • Supervises children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth.
    Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.
  • Instructs team members in specific tasks and job techniques; makes available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies.
    Explains program guidance, procedures, policies, and directives to team members.
  • Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with, Dept of Defense (DoD), and local installation standards.
    Ensures assigned area maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.
  • Completes training requirements using approved service materials to include designated training modules.
    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).
  • Successful completion of annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
  • May be subject to varying and/or rotating shifts to include split shifts between 6:00 A.
    M.
    to 6:00 P.
    M.
    , nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • 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.
  • Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) Check.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15m.
    , and a Childcare Tier 1 background investigation is required.
  • The dual compensation guidelines DO NOT apply to this position.
    GS and NAF employees holding FLEX positions are eligible to apply for this position.

Qualifications

All Candidates must:

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

In addition, candidates must meet one of the following:

  • 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.
OR
  • Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth plus 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 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
  • A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.


Applicants that possess at least one of the following will be considered highly preferred and may be sent first for consideration.


1.
Experience assisting with childcare or youth program national accreditation processes.

2.
Experience participating in multi-disciplinary or higher-level child/youth program inspections.

3.
Experience working with varying age groups (early childhood, school age, youth).

4.
Experience leading or mentoring lower level childcare/youth program staff.

Education

Proof of education is required at the time of application, if applicable.


Please provide relevant transcripts to support your eligibility for the position.
Note: Education must be directly related to the position to be filled (general psychology/sociology courses are not qualifying).


Please see the Applicant information kit for additional information on education.

Additional information

Area of Consideration

  • The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide.
    Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.

Manual Application
  • If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
Initial Cut-Off Date:
  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024 (Applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST).
    Applications received by the Initial Cut-Off Date will be reviewed and possibly referred to the Selecting Official PRIOR to the Closing Date of this Vacancy Announcement.
    Subsequent referrals to the Hiring Manager will occur every two weeks thereafter based on management's need to fill positions.
Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs:
  • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
Other:
  • This is a Regular Full-Time position with a minimum work week of 40 hours and eligible for benefits.
  • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • For more information on working with Child and Youth Services, please go here: https://www.
    armymwr.
    com/cys-careers/professions
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs.
    To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.
    chra.
    army.
    mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.
    pdf
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols.
    For more information, visit
    https://www.
    saferfederalworkforce.
    gov/faq/vaccinations/
    .

  • Benefits

    Review our benefits

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Eligibilities

  • Spouse Employment Preference
  • Involuntarily Separated from the Military
  • Business Based Action
  • Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee
  • Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran
  • Outside Applicant Non-Veteran
Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents.
Applicants are also welcome to reach out to confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.


Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3.
Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.


By claiming the \"Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)\" or \"Current APF Employee (CAE)\" priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations.
Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility.
For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit found in the applicant information kit.


CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration.

We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration.

To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

  • Benefits

    Review our benefits

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits.
    Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee.
    You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
    • Resume


    PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, if applicable.



    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.


    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
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • 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.

  • How to Apply

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

    Electronically: (preferred) at https://www.
    usajobs.
    gov and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)12301190
    Manually: Please refer to the \"Addition Information\" section of this announcement for instructions.

    Agency contact information

    CHRA NAF C2SC - Recruitment Branch

    Phone

    0000000000

    Email

    usarmy.
    apg.
    chra-hqs.
    mbx.
    naf-central-recruitment@army.
    mil

    Address

    BR-NAF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT
    DO NOT MAIL
    West Point, NY 10996
    US

    Next steps

    Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the announcement period to allow themselves ample time for application updates, if warranted.
    (E.
    g.
    , to provide missing required documentation such as transcripts, high school diploma, etc.
    before announcement closes.
    ) After we receive your complete application package your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating.
    We will also review your application to make sure that your resume supports the answers given in the questionnaire.
    If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly.
    Based on your ranking you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.
    Applicants may be sent based on cut off dates, the date order of application or other means outlined in the announcement text or in accordance with Army Regulation 215-3.
    You will be notified when your rating is determined.
    If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualification and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.
    Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent.
    Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
  • Resume


PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, if applicable.



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.


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
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
  • DA 3434 or equivalent
  • References or letters of recommendations
  • PCS Orders
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • 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.


Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.
    S.
    Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
    S.

Clarification from the agency

U.
S.
Citizens and Non-U.
S.
Nationals who have resided in the U.
S.
or U.
S.
Territory for three (3) or more continuous years immediately preceding the start of Federal affiliation.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

23.77 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707241125-689552f7818edaec63fdff92ff2a8c91

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

West Point

Job Origin:

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Duties

  • Supervises children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.
  • Instructs team members in specific tasks and job techniques; makes available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies. Explains program guidance, procedures, policies, and directives to team members.
  • Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with, Dept of Defense (DoD), and local installation standards. Ensures assigned area maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.
  • Completes training requirements using approved service materials to include designated training modules. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).
  • Successful completion of annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.
  • May be subject to varying and/or rotating shifts to include split shifts between 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • 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.
  • Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) Check.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15m., and a Childcare Tier 1 background investigation is required.
  • The dual compensation guidelines DO NOT apply to this position. GS and NAF employees holding FLEX positions are eligible to apply for this position.

Qualifications

All Candidates must:

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

In addition, candidates must meet one of the following:

  • 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.
OR
  • Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth plus 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 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
  • A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.


Applicants that possess at least one of the following will be considered highly preferred and may be sent first for consideration.

1. Experience assisting with childcare or youth program national accreditation processes.
2. Experience participating in multi-disciplinary or higher-level child/youth program inspections.
3. Experience working with varying age groups (early childhood, school age, youth).
4. Experience leading or mentoring lower level childcare/youth program staff.

Education

Proof of education is required at the time of application, if applicable.

Please provide relevant transcripts to support your eligibility for the position. Note: Education must be directly related to the position to be filled (general psychology/sociology courses are not qualifying).

Please see the Applicant information kit for additional information on education.

Additional information

Area of Consideration

  • The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.

Manual Application
  • If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
Initial Cut-Off Date:
  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024 (Applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST). Applications received by the Initial Cut-Off Date will be reviewed and possibly referred to the Selecting Official PRIOR to the Closing Date of this Vacancy Announcement. Subsequent referrals to the Hiring Manager will occur every two weeks thereafter based on management's need to fill positions.
Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs:
  • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
Other:
  • This is a Regular Full-Time position with a minimum work week of 40 hours and eligible for benefits.
  • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • For more information on working with Child and Youth Services, please go here: https://www.armymwr.com/cys-careers/professions
  • Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.

  • Benefits

    Review our benefits

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Eligibilities

  • Spouse Employment Preference
  • Involuntarily Separated from the Military
  • Business Based Action
  • Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee
  • Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran
  • Outside Applicant Non-Veteran
Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. Applicants are also welcome to reach out to confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.

Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

By claiming the \"Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)\" or \"Current APF Employee (CAE)\" priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations. Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility. For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit found in the applicant information kit.

CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration.
We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration.
To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

  • Benefits

    Review our benefits

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
    • Resume


    PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, if applicable.


    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.

    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
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • 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.

  • How to Apply

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

    Electronically: (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)12301190
    Manually: Please refer to the \"Addition Information\" section of this announcement for instructions.

    Agency contact information

    CHRA NAF C2SC - Recruitment Branch

    Phone

    0000000000

    Email

    usarmy.apg.chra-hqs.mbx.naf-central-recruitment@army.mil

    Address

    BR-NAF-W6BMAA US ARMY GARRISON WEST POINT
    DO NOT MAIL
    West Point, NY 10996
    US

    Next steps

    Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the announcement period to allow themselves ample time for application updates, if warranted. (E.g., to provide missing required documentation such as transcripts, high school diploma, etc. before announcement closes.) After we receive your complete application package your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your resume supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. Applicants may be sent based on cut off dates, the date order of application or other means outlined in the announcement text or in accordance with Army Regulation 215-3. You will be notified when your rating is determined. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualification and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
  • Resume


PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, if applicable.


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.

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
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma, CDA, Proof of education Etc.
  • DA 3434 or equivalent
  • References or letters of recommendations
  • PCS Orders
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • 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.


Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

U.S. Citizens and Non-U.S. Nationals who have resided in the U.S. or U.S. Territory for three (3) or more continuous years immediately preceding the start of Federal affiliation.

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