Child and Youth Program Assistant Cy Job in ABERDEEN, MD

Vacancy No. O1NAFBG2010821087SR Department Army Installation Management Command
Salary $14.03 to $21.47 Grade 1 to 1
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/2/2020 Close Date 8/3/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
ABERDEEN, MD


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 06/02/2020 to 08/03/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    CY 1

  • Salary

    $14.03 to $21.47 per hour

    Rate of pay is determined based on the education and experience as identified in the qualifications for our 3 levels (Entry/Skill/Target).

  • Appointment type

    Multiple Appointment Types

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules

Locations

Many vacancies in the following location:

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • The public

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

Clarification from the agency

Open to US and Non US Citizens.

Announcement number

O1NAFBG2010821087SR

Control number

569693900

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

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    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is local commuting area of US Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    Proof of education is required at the time of application.

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    Responsibilities
    • Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant in a Child and Youth Services program and maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.
    • Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs for program participants based on the group and individual children and youth.
    • 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 schedules and provides program options for children with special requirements.
    • Maintains program participation data and complete daily report.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to on and off post locations may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    2

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must be 18 years of age or older at time of appointment or placement into the position
    • Proof of education is required at the time of application
    • Good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease (verified through physical examination). Immunizations must be current including annual influenza vaccinations
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
    • A completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty
    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required
    • Additional conditions of employment can be found in the Applicant Information Kit, link is in additional information below.
    • A one year probationary period may be required
    • Appointment is subject to completion of a favorable suitability determination.
    • Any individual who was required to register with selective service and who has not registered or knowingly and willingly did not register before the requirement terminated or become inapplicable to the individual will not be appointed.
    Qualifications
    For Entry Level (CY-01):
    1. At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    2. Must be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing

    For information on the qualification requirements for the higher paying levels such as Skill Level (CY-01) and Target Level (CY-02):
    Refer to our Applicant Information Kit for Child Care Positions

    Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates may be required at the time of application for applicants who want to be considered for Skill or Target level.
    Education

    At minimum a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.

    Proof of education is required at the time of application.

    In order to meet entry level requirement you must upload a copy of your HS Diploma, HS Transcript (showing the completion date), GED certificate or proof of a college degree. To meet the requirements beyond entry level a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the higher graded qualifications.

    Additional information

    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 3:00pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are 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.

    Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.
    For additional information, refer to our Applicant Information Kit for Child Care Positions

    Copy and paste this URL to view kit: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files=NAF Applicant Information Kit for Army NAF Childcare Positions.pdf

    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:

    • 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 outTo 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 (URL:https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files= AF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit.pdf).

    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.

    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:

    • HS Diploma/GED, High School Transcripts (indicating a graduation date), College Diploma, or College transcripts
    • Resume


    PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

    ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS FOR PROOF OF EDUCATION ARE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED) OR A COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT LISTING COURSES THAT WERE TAKEN. A HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT INDICATING A GRADUATION DATE IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE. All documents must be in English or have a translated copy provided.

    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.

    Optional: Job Application DA 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/ Statement of Service
    • Disability Letter (VA)
    • HS Diploma/GED, High School Transcripts (indicating a graduation date), College Diploma, or College transcripts
    • DA 3434 or equivalent
    • References or letters of recommendations
    • PCS Orders
    • Proof of Marriage Status
    • Resume
    • Transcript

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    https://www.armymwr.com/m/emplyee-portal/human-resources/naf-benefits/health-insurance

  • How to Apply
    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) 10821087
    Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.

    Agency contact information Recruitment Support Team (RST) NAF HR Recruitment Support Team (RST) NAF HR
    Address

    AG-NAF-W4QVAA US ARMY GARRISON ABERDEEN PRV GRND
    DO NOT MAIL
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
    US
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    Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for at least two (2) professional AND personal references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying for jobs.

    This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed.
    Applicants are referred based on the date they apply. Referrals can be sent periodically throughout the announcement period and after closing based on management request.

    This position has various vacancies located at the Child Development Centers(Aberdeen, Bayside and Edgewood), the School Age Centers (Aberdeen and Edgewood), and the Youth Centers (Aberdeen and Edgewood).

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within the local commuting area of US Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

    • NOTE: Local commuting area is defined as a radius of 50 miles; in addition to, you are considered eligible if one of the following applies: you live outside of this radius and are able to commute to work on a daily/as needed basis or you are able to relocate yourself on your own expenses (must be able to be present for work within 2 weeks of selection), you are a military spouse in the process of relocating to this installation and are within 30 days of moving, or you are an involuntarily separated military member.
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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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