Commander, Navy Installations Child and Youth Program Asst - Entry in Great Lakes, Illinois

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Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the qualify of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

Child and Youth Programs (CYP) are responsible for providing safe, happy and nurturing care for children. Navy Child and Youth Programs provide high quality educational and recreational programs for children and youth. Teams of caring, knowledgeable professionals plan developmentally appropriate programs that are responsive to the unique needs, abilities, and interests of children. Our staff fosters a sense of independence, trust, and responsibility within each child through understanding and respectful interactions. Likewise, through positive relationships, our programs respect and support the ideals, cultures, and values of families in their task of nurturing children and youth. We are advocates for children, families, and the child and youth professionals within our programs and surrounding communities.

This position is located at Child Development Center 3110.

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Responsibilities

The CYP Assistant – Entry Level does the following:

  • Uses prepared curriculum and program materials to implement and lead daily planned activities with children and promotes a positive, nurturing learning environment.

  • Helps to prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to support daily schedules, and helps to organize and serve snacks and meals to participating children.

  • Ensures compliance with all laws, policies, and regulations applicable to Department of Defense (DoD) CYPs and standards associated with program accreditation.

  • Assists in maintaining program participation data and completing required reports.

  • Interacts professionally with all employees, parents, and local installation Command personnel.

  • Serves as a mandated reporter of suspected incidents of child abuse and neglect.

In addition to the Entry Level duties described above, the CYP Assistant – Intermediate Level also does the following:

  • Assists in planning and coordinating daily activities for participating children.

  • Inventories equipment and supplies on a recurring basis.

  • Participates in parent conferences.

  • Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments, such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.

In addition to the Entry and Intermediate Level duties described above, the CYP Assistant – Full Performance also does the following:

  • Develops activity plans and schedules activities.

  • Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates both planned and spontaneous program activities.

  • Models developmentally appropriate practices and classroom/activity area management techniques.

  • Observes program participants and documents developmental progression and/or concerns, and addresses identified needs via instruction.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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Conditions of Employment

PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov

Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.

Qualifications

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

A CYP Assistant – Entry Level must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience working with children and/or youth is preferred.

A CYP Assistant – Intermediate Level must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent AND have 6 months of experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting AND have completed Child Abuse Modules and Modules 1, 2, and 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training.

A CYP Assistant – Full Performancemust be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent AND have completed either:

Child Abuse Modules and Modules 1, 2, and 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training* AND* have 12 months of experience working with children and youth

OR

A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential

OR

A 2-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field of study, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position is Drug Testing designated Position is represented by Bargaining Unit Relocation Expenses will NOT be paid

Education

Applications that do not include proof of High School education or equivalent will be disqualified.

Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

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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.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

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USAJobs Resume

OF306 & Base Access (5512/1) forms

DD Form 2981. Statement of Admission. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/forms/eforms/dd2981.pdf

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

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.

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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.

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  • Healthcare insurance
  • Pay and leave

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

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

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance

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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.

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How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position.

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Agency contact information
Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Phone

847-688-2110

Fax

847-688-5709

Email
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Commander, Navy Installations Command 530 B Farragut Ave Great Lakes, IL US

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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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.

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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 and hiring process 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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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479636000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/15/2017 to 09/22/2017

Salary: $26,421.42 to $35,604.22 per year $12.66 - $17.06 per hour; Plus shift differential; Proof of education must be submitted with applicaiton

Pay scale & grade: CY 01

Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type: Permanent