Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5)

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

Department of the Army

Army Installation Management Command

Child Youth Services (CYS)


- ##### Open & closing dates

11/18/2019 to 11/25/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

CY 2

- ##### Salary

$17.35 to $19.35 per hour

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule


1 vacancy in the following location:


Yuma Proving Ground, AZ

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible

No- Duties


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US citizens & Non US citizens who live within a 75 mile commuting distance to Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Applicants must be willing to work an irregular tour of duty to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Proof of education is required at the time of application.

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- 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, DoD, and local installation command baseline standards. Ensures assigned area maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.

- Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

1702 Education And Training Technician- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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


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

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

- An associates 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. 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).


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 bachelors Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.


Proof of education is required at the time of application.

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 3:00 pm 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 Governments interest.

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: *************************************************************************************

How You Will Be Evaluated

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


- Spouse Employment Preference

- Involuntarily Separated from the Military

- Business Based Action

- Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee

- Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Mother of Veteran

- Outside Applicant Non-Veteran

Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit (link), point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if you have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. You are also welcome to reach out to confirm receipt of the required documents when making your 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. IMPORTANT: Applicants that make a claim for Current/Former NAF Employee(CNE/FNE) or Current Appropriated Funds (CAE) employee will not be given Outside Applicant Veteran priority consideration even if we are unable to validate the claim for CNE/FNE/CAE due to missing or incomplete documents at the time of application. By claiming the CNE/FNE/CAE you are self certifying that you are not eligible for the Outside applicant consideration for a Veteran.

CNE/FNE/CAE 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


Drug test required

No- Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

- HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma

- Resume


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.

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

Review our benefits- How to Apply

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

Electronically (preferred) at *********************** and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) Manually: Please refer to the Addition Information section of this announcement for instructions.

Agency contact information

Recruitment Support Team (RST) NAF HR





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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!- 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.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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.

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 ***************. For the full announcement and to apply, visit ********************************************* Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at *************** will be considered.
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