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Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and Target Level
YAKIMA WA 98902
Category: Aerospace
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill and Target Level
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
**It is the applicant's responsibility to read all sections and associated links in this vacancy announcement.**
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is the Yakima Training Center local commuting area. (Military Spouse Preference and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration).
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### Responsibilities
* Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant (CYPA) in one or more CYS programs. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
* Plans, coordinates, and implements activities and special events for program participants that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth, to include those with special requirements.
* Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults.
* Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework and life skills.
* Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable.
* Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and the Command.
* Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed.
* Ensures children and youth depart with authorized person according to written parental instruction. Performs other related duties as assigned.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
2
* #### Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
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## 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
* Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
* Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
* Successful completion of a pre-employment physical is required
* Must be 18 years of age at time of employment
* Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15m, 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
* Those 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 aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need
* Successful completion of Entry Level training requirements within three (3) months of appointment and demonstrated on the job competence is required before non-competitive advancement to the next level of responsibility (CYPA Skill Level 3)
* Failure to achieve desired training with demonstrated competence may result in separation
* Are administered appropriate vaccines against communicable diseases in accordance with ACIP adult immunization schedule recommendations, unless already immune, based on seroimmunity, physician diagnosed illness, or documented proof of immunization
* 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 Requirements:**
Candidate must:
* Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
* Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
***Skill Level Requirements*****:**
* Must meet entry level requirements plus 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 Requirements:**
* Must meet entry level requirements plus 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:
1. 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.
2. 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.
**A copy of all supporting documents must be submitted at the time of application (Transcripts, Certificates, Diploma).**
PLEASE NOTE: Your resume must reflect the qualifications stated in the announcement and assessment/questionnaire to be rated eligible.
### Education
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
If you are relying on your education to meet skill or target level qualification requirements:
You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified".
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.
### Additional information
* 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.
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* Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
* A cut-off date will apply to this vacancy. Those applications received by 11:59PM (EST) on June 07, 2018 will receive initial consideration. After the initial cut-off applicants may be referred on a weekly basis and/or until the positions are filled.
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* Target
* Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) entitlement for the current Permanent Change of Station (PCS) of the sponsor.
* Military spouses requesting spouse employment preference (SEP) consideration MUST provide a copy of the sponsor's PCS orders to the current duty station and marriage certificate at the time of application.
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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.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
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)
**Preference-eligible candidates (i.e. Spouse Preference & Involuntarily Separated Military) will be referred to management first
If an additional list is required, the remaining applicants will be referred to management in the following order:
1. Priority Consideration (i.e. Current/Former NAF, Veterans, etc) Eligible Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications.
2. Non-Priority Consideration Eligible Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
* Required Documents
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## Required Documents
**The following documents must be submitted with your application:**
* Resume
**Optional:** Job Application (DA Form 3433) will 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
* DA Form 3434, Sponsors PCS Orders, Marriage Certificate, Transition Assistance Card, High School Diploma, GED, Certifications
* 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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## Benefits
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* How to Apply
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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 and search for Vacancy Identification Number (WENAFEU1810229088SR)
2. **Manually**: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
* If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources 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 03:00PM EST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
***Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.***
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### Agency contact information
### JBLM NAF Human Resources Office
##### Phone
(253) 967-5493
##### Fax
(253) 966-7601
##### Email
usarmy.jblm.chra-west.list.cpac-naf-jobs@mail.mil
##### Address
EU-NAF-W12KAA JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD
DO NOT MAIL
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
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### Next steps
Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* 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.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* 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/501384800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 07/06/2018
*Salary:* $12.66 to $15.51 per hour
*Pay scale & grade:* CY 1 - 2
*Work schedule:* Multiple Schedules
*Appointment type:* Multiple Appointment Types

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