Child and Youth Programs Assistant Director Job in PEARL HARBOR, HI

Vacancy No. 21002-CYP Department Commander, Navy Installations
Salary $44,600.00 to $46,080.00 Grade 3 to 3
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/17/2020 Close Date 10/30/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

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

    Opening and closing dates 10/17/2020 to 10/30/2020

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    NF 3

  • Salary

    $44,600 to $46,080 per year

    Locality Pay Included

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time


2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Oahu, HI 2 vacancies

To apply for this job, you must live within a 50 mile radius of one of these locations. To apply for this job, you must live within a 50 mile radius of one of these locations.

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No N/A

Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

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

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    The purpose of the Child and youth Program (CYP) Assistant Director position is to assist the CYP Director of the Child Development Center (CDC Director) or the School Age Care (SAC) program (Youth Director) to administer a developmentally appropriate CDC or SAC program.

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    Program Management

    Assists with the development and supervision of a developmentally appropriate SAC and/or CDC program that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of children and youth in the age categories served.

    Assists in providing program oversight and accountability for the performance of employees and the safety of children in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN), and local policies and standards.

    Assists interpreting and applying child and youth development philosophy/principles and DoN policies based on patron needs and program evaluation and assessment.

    Assists with development, implementation and analysis of surveys and need  assessments of staff and patrons to ensure appropriate programming and hours of operation.

    Assists with collection and maintenance of up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes in accordance with higher headquarters and statutory requirements and for the purpose of maximizing spaces and ensuring that resources accommodate the needs of command personnel.

    Performs full scope of supervision for three or more CYP leads and assistants.

    Budgeting and Financial Management

    Assists in overseeing the collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds received from patrons.

    Ensures compliance with all regulations governing the use of appropriated and nonappropriated funds. Adheres to authorized methods of acquisition.

    Personnel Management

    Supervises a staff of three or more typically comprised of:

    - Program Assistants

    - Food Service Worker

    - Operations Clerk

    At CDC Director direction, the incumbent:

    - Initiates and implements personnel actions and supports the CYP Director in order to assure quality related to selection, assignments, training, promotions, disciplinary actions, and recognition of employees and volunteers.

    - Supports and carries out all established EEO objectives and policies in matters of personnel management and communicates support of these policies.

    - Establishes local performance standards for employees and volunteers using established standards and requirements and rates employees’ performance.

    - Resolves complaints related to personnel and makes recommendations to the Director for corrective action as necessary.

    Develops staffing schedule in accordance with established ratios and group sizes and submits it to supervisor for approval.

    Works collaboratively with CYP Training Specialist(s) to identify training needs of employees, provide or make provisions for training to accomplish those needs, and assess application of training.

    Assists with ensuring training is competency-based and tied to career progression. Encourages and facilitates the pursuit of continuing higher education, including the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, Military School-Age (MSA) credential or college level classes.

    Program Operations

    Gives input into the development of CYP standard operating procedures (SOPs) as required for the efficient operation and management of facility and programs. Assists with implementation of these SOPs.

    Gives input into the development of CYP employee and parent handbooks and assists with the distribution of these handbooks.

    Assists with ensuring the person responsible for maintaining the Central Waiting List (CWL) is aware of vacancies within the program in order to ensure maximum utilization of spaces.

    Interactions and Relationships

    Assists in establishing a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth when working with CY Program Assistants and Leaders.

    Interacts professionally with employees, parents, volunteers and local installation command personnel.

    Participates actively and positively in managing and resolving issues with parents, volunteers, and/or employees.


    Assists with implementation and support of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with health, fire, safety, facility, and program regulatory guidance and standards.

    Assists in ensuring compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CYP programs.

    Assists in obtaining and retaining DoD certification and accreditation.

    Assists in ensuring compliance with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

    Additional Responsibilities

    In the absence of the Director, incumbent may assume responsibilities and perform duties and requirements of the position under supervision of CYP Director with Oversight.

    Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • A valid State driver's license is required to operate motor vehicles
    • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
    • May be required to pass pre-employment examination
    • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
    • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
    • May be required to pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation

    Knowledge of developmentally appropriate programs designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of children and youth from 6 weeks to 18 years of age.

    Knowledge of child and youth development principles, practices, and techniques.

    Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.

    Skill in program planning, organizing, and employee scheduling.

    Skill working with military families and an understanding of military lifestyles is preferred.

    Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skill.

    Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations including evacuations, child illness, and physical and emotional disorders.

    Ability to maintain records and reports.

    Ability to safeguard and account for monies and equipment.

    Ability to supervise others.


    Program Directors must meet the qualification requirements outlined in the OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions and the Individual Occupational Requirements for the General Education and Training Series, (1702).

    In accordance with DoDI 6060.2, must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.

    The Military Child Care Act requires national accreditation of CY programs. Minimum education requirements are required by the accrediting body.

    Incumbents must have one of the following:

    Child Development Associate (CDA), Military School-Age Credential (MSA) or equivalent AND 3 years of experience in the child and/or youth profession.


    A 2-year degree in Youth Development, Child Development or a related field, which can include Recreation, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate AND 2 years of full-time experience working with children and/or youth.


    A four-year degree or higher in these areas AND 1 year of fulltime experience working with children and/or youth.

    Additional information

    A selection may be made from the resumes/applications received at the first cut-off date.  Some positions have special requirements.  Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable).  Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period.  Salary is commensurate with experience and/or education.

    Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 422-3784. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case by case basis.

    Military Spousal Preference (MSP): 1. The MSP Certification Form must be completed and attached to application at time of submission.  2. Military Spousal Preference applies to all positions in pay bands NF 1-3, CY positions, and equivalent Crafts and Trades position for which qualified.

    Veterans Preference (VET):  You must request for preference at the time you submit your application and attach a copy of your DD214 member page four to certify eligibility.

    All required documents submitted for this position must indicate the announcement number, position title and full name of the applicant on each document.

    Condition of employment: selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within the first 30 days of employment. This is the DoD standard methods of payment of personnel.

    All positions require a satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check (NAC) or equivalent background check.

    We are an E-Verify participant.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Using the qualifications of the positions, a predetermined Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.  Applicants who do not meet the qualifications required will not be interviewed and interviews may be limited to best qualified applicants.

    Management reserves the right to consider and make additional hiring selections, for this specific position, from the certified list of eligible candidates within 90 days of the closing date of this job announcement.

    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance


    Drug test required


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents
    • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.

    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

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc).

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

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    Agency contact information Commander, Navy Region Hawaii Commander, Navy Region Hawaii

    Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
    850 Ticonderoga Street, Suite 110
    Honolulu, HI 96860
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    CNRH offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. CNRH provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the fleet, fighter and family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness, and Housing Programs. We provide direct and support services to all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS), and Navy Getaways throughout the FFR Program.

    Next steps

    Your application will be reviewed after the closing date of the announcement in which you have applied.  The recruitment process takes an average of 2-3 weeks from closing date.  Due to the volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection. Management also reserves the right to cancel the vacancy announcement at any time during the recruitment process. 

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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.

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.

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