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Lead Child And Youth Program Assistant (Level 5)

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Army Installation Management Command Fort Polk , LA 71459

Posted 2 months ago

Duties

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is those affiliated with the installation of Fort Polk. (Affiliation means; employed on this installation, a spouse/family member of an active duty soldier assigned to this installation, a family member/dependent to someone that is employed on this installation, or Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP)

This position is located at a Child and Youth Services Facility located on Fort Polk, LA.
Responsibilities

Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the operation and program in accordance with applicable regulations in one or more CY programs.
Monitors staff-to-child or -youth ratios to ensure adequate staffing. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth.
Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and local installation command personnel.
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.
Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army, and local installation command policies, guidance, and standards.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

Job family (Series)

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
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.
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.
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.
Successful completion of Lead Foundation Level training and annual training requirements is required.

Qualifications

Candidate must ALL CERTIFICATES AND TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE UPLOADED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION
-Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Including One of the Options Below:
Option #1

  • Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children.

  • An associate's 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.

Option #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.

Option #3

  • A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.

HIGHLY PREFERRED:
A minimum of one year hands on working experience in an early childhood setting.

Education

Candidate must: ALL CERTIFICATES AND TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE UPLOADED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION

-Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

Including One of the Options Below:
Option #1

  • An associate's 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.

Option #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.

Option #3

  • A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated
    above.

Additional information

Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
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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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:
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)

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

No

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Resume
Transcript
Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be 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:

DD-214
DA 3434, Military Active Duty PCS Orders, Marriage Certificate
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 .
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.

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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