Alaska Military Youth Academy (Amya) Team Leader - (Male And Female Positions)

State Of Alaska Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago

Effective July 1, 2022 the wage for this position increased by3%.The wage listed in this job posting reflects the increase.

ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS!

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Division of Alaska Military Youth Academy, is recruiting for multiple Alaska Military Youth Academy (AMYA) Team Leaders located in Anchorage

  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson!

Our Team Leader positions are authorized to have bonafide occupational qualification (BFOQ) waivers. This job posting is a continuous recruitmentfor both Maleand Femalepositions and will be used to fill both current and future vacancies. This continuous recruitment is open for sixty (60) days.

What you will be doing:

Team Leaders are responsible for the 24/7 accountability, direct control, supervision, health, welfare, and safety of the cadets enrolled at the AMYA and are part of a successful leadership team dedicated to changing and improving the lives of youth 16-18 years of age.

Working in a dynamic educational and behavioral change environment with an organization that has led the nation in student success in overcoming previous boundaries. The AMYA is dedicated to creating future citizens that are self-sufficient, critical thinkers and agents of positive change. The individual who is selected will see the cadets as they progress through the program and the changes they make to their lives.

Our organization, mission, and culture:

The environment is a structured, quasi-military setting focused on equipping youth with the tools to be productive citizens. ChalleNGe uses the Experiential Learning Model as its primary learning method for the eight core components - leadership, teamwork, citizenship, life coping skills, health and hygiene, job skills, physical fitness training, and academic excellence.

Mission: To help reclaim the lives of Alaska's at-risk youth and produce program graduates with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline to succeed as adults.

The working conditions you can expect:

AMYA is located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) and is a residential state-run secondary training and educational institution within the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, accredited by AdvancED - Northwest Accreditation Commission (AdvancED/NWAC) and is one of the evidence-based, nationally recognized National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Programs for "at-risk" youth located throughout the United States.

Some of the responsibilities include but are not limited to assessing training and living situations;

Observing, correcting, and reporting cadet behavior and determining proper disciple when deemed appropriate;

Instructing and conducting physical training, to include road marches, calisthenics, strength and endurance training; and

Transporting cadets to community service programs, work experience sites, and other authorized off campus locations.

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in the position a candidate will need the following core competencies:

1.Demonstrated work experience dealing directly with at-risk youth from diverse cultural, educational, and ethnic backgrounds, ages 16 to 18, in a residential environment.

2.Work experience that demonstrates advising, guiding, and counseling at-risk youth for the purpose of achieving appropriate behavior.

3.Proven ability to gain trust and establish appropriate/effective mentoring relationships with at risk youth.

4.Proven ability to supervise and work independently with cadets and staff in a stressful changing environment.

5.Ability to work a non-traditional, standard work week/work day. You may be required to work evenings, graves, weekends and holidays. Note: Standard is defined as Monday

  • Friday, 8:00 a.m.

  • 4:30 p.m.

If this sounds like your skill set, please submit your complete application through Workplace Alaska!

A cover letter is NOT required for this position.Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

Special Notice:

  • This job posting is being used to fill both male and female BFOQ positions. Please answer the supplemental question to indicate which type of position you are applying for.

  • This position requires Class B Alaska Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with "P" endorsement (AS 28.33). Incumbents not possessing a CDL at the time of hire will have 90 days from date of appointment to obtain license.

  • Certified American Red Cross Basic First Aid and CPR Instructor (training provided by AMYA).

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and be subject to drug and alcohol testing (49 CFR 382).

  • Must pass a criminal justice background investigation (AS 12.62.160(b)(8&9)).

  • Must pass pre-employment physical.

A high school diploma or GED;

AND

Six months of experience, paid or volunteer, teaching or coaching group activities for youth ages 14-19;

AND

Possession of a valid Alaska driver license;

AND

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Substitutions:

Completed coursework from an accredited college may substitute for the required work experience (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of work experience).

AND/OR

Active duty military experience involving duties as a supervisor or drill instructor at a military training facility or military academy preparatory school may substitute for the required work experience on a month for month basis.

AND

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Special Requirement:

As a condition of continued employment, individuals employed as an AMYA Team Leader must be able to exhibit the ability to perform the physical requirements of the position within 45 days of initial appointment.

As a condition of continued employment, individuals employed as an AMYA Team Leader must obtain a State of Alaska Commercial Driver License (CDL) with "P" endorsement within 90 days of initial appointment.

As a condition of continued employment, individuals employed as an AMYA Team Leader must obtain American Red Cross Basic First Aid and CPR Instructor Certification within 180 days of initial appointment.

Special Note:

As part of the examination process, an extensive background investigation will be conducted. The investigation includes a criminal record check and a review of work history to determine fitness of character and suitability for work around at-risk youth in an educational environment. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude appointment; the circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.

Subsequent to a conditional job offer, candidates are required to undergo a medical examination. Appointment is contingent upon certification by a licensed physician that the candidate is physically sound and free from physical limitations that would adversely affect performance as an AMYA Team Leader, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Because AMYA Team Leaders are required to obtain and possess a CDL, subsequent to a conditional job offer, candidates are required to submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test and driving history background check as required by 49 CFR 382, unless otherwise exempted. Additionally, upon obtaining their CDL, AMYA Team Leaders will be subject to random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing as required by 49 CFR 382.

AMYA Team Leaders work a nonstandard workweek, which may require rotation between day, evening and graveyard shifts, and may include weekends and holidays.

Use of tobacco products in the presence of the cadets enrolled at the AMYA is not permitted; the use of tobacco products is only permitted in designated locations.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS & INFORMATION CAREFULLY

THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements in order to be considered for employment at this time.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Applicants must demonstrate their skill and/or experience in their responses to the supplemental questions. Please make sure to answer the supplemental questions as thoroughly as possible. Please see the "QUESTIONS" tab at the top of this bulletin to preview the supplemental questions.

COVER LETTER

A cover letter IS NOT REQUIRED to be considered for this position. Instead, applicants must complete the supplemental questions.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW

  • Three professional references with knowledge of your experience and ability for the position. Please include telephone number, email address, physical address, and company name (at least one (1) reference should be a current supervisor);

  • If you are a current or former State of AK employee, provide your last three (3) performance evaluations or a statement that no evaluation has been completed. Non-state applicants, please provide your last employment evaluation.

  • A complete list of all periods of paid or volunteer work experience related to working with youth or young adults and experience working with military, quasi-military and/or social service programs. Must include employer/organization name and dates of employment, supervisor name and contact number, job title and reason for leaving.

  • The previous commercial driving employment history for the ten (10) years preceding the interview.

  • Copies of degree, college or vocational school transcripts, if using education to meet the MQs.

  • Copy of DMV 5 year driving record, instructions on how to obtain this can be found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/akol/recordfx.htm

APPLICATION NOTICE

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/

WORK EXPERIENCE

Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting, "see resume" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination that your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

BARGAINING UNIT

If you are a current state employee, please mark the union you are a member of at the time of application. If you are not a current state employee, you MUST mark that it does not apply to you.

EEO STATEMENT

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at:

P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to:

recruitment.services@alaska.gov

For applicant password assistance please visit:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=alaska

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:

Marcos Pazos

Platoon Leader

(907) 428-7323

macos.pazos@alaska.gov


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