Commander, Navy Installations Child and Youth Program Assistant in Oahu, Hawaii

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Summary

The CYP Assistant works directly with children and youths, keeping them actively engaged, well-cared for and safe while participating in the CYP. The CYP Assistant's day includes helping children develop social skills such as making friends and conflict resolution; make healthy choices whether it be choosing nutritional snacks or appropriate recreational activities; build self-help and school readiness skills and explore the environment around them.

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Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the CY Program Assistant have been grouped into categories, including curriculum, indoor and outdoor environment, interaction and relationships, supervision of children and youth, parent and employee communication, assessment, compliance and additional responsibilities. Each is described below.

Curriculum

Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program. Assists children and youth with special projects and homework. Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.

Entry – Assists in implement and leading planned activities for program materials.

Intermediate – Assists in planning and coordinating activities for program participants, including group as well as individual activities. Implements daily schedules and activity plans to ensure age and/or stage appropriateness.

Target– Develops schedules and activity plans. This may include reviewing and providing input into schedules and activity plans developed by the entry level and intermediate level CY Program Assistants. Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of individual children and youth. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth.

Indoor and Outdoor Environment

Helps prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Sets up displays and bulletin boards. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment and facilities.

Interactions and Relationship

Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.

Supervision of Children and Youth

Provides care and supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component and local installation policies, guidance and standards. Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instructions. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings and special events. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed. Incumbent is 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.

Parent and Employee Communication

Interacts professionally with employees, parents and local installation command personnel. Provides parents with daily verbal or written feedback about their child/youth of program activities. Participates in conferences with parents and employees.

Assessment

Observes children and youth and documents developmental progression and/or concerns. Uses the information in planning. Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials and nationa accreditation tools

Compliance

Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Ensures compliance with law, policies and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs. Notifies supervisor of health, fire and safety compliance concerns.

Additional Responsibilities

Collects, maintains and reports program participation data. Performs other related duties as assigned

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

03

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1702 Education And Training Technician

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • Must be required to pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • Must be required to pass pre-employment examination
  • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
Qualifications

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing the experience level and KSAs.

Pay is based on experience and education/certification.

  • Entry Level Range: $11.99 - $15.09

  • Intermediate Level Range: $13.08 - $17.00

  • Target Level Range: $14.68 - $19.08

Entry Level (CY-1702-01)

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

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to complete all Department of the Navy (DoN) training requirements within the specified time frame.

  • Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth and coworkers.

  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

Intermediate Level (CY-1702-01)

  • Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development needs of children and youth.

  • Ability to implement developmentally appropriate principles and practices to provide high-quality direct care and education and development.

  • Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan.

  • Ability to follow instructions.

  • Ability to plan and organize and work cooperatively as a member of a team.

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

  • Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth and coworkers.

Target Level (CY-1702-02)

  • Knowledge of child and youth development principles in order to appropriately inform the efficient and effective program response to meet the needs of children and youth.

  • Skill to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth principles, practices and services in order to provide high-quality direct care and education for children and youth, either individually or within groups.

  • Skill to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth and coworkers.

  • Skill to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

Education

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, report only credit hours or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Entry Level (CY-1702-01):

A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.

Note:Prior experience working with children and/or youth is preferred.

Intermediate Level (CY-1702-01):

A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent;

AND

Have a certificate of completion for the child abuse courses and the DoD approved competency-based training courses related to Positive Guidance, Safe Environments, and Healthy Environments AND6 months of experience working with children and/or youth in a child or youth program setting.

Target Level (CY-1702-02):

A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, have 12 months of experience working with children and/or youth ANDhave one of the following:

Completion of the DoD approved competency-based training courses;

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Completed OF 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment

  • Proof of Education (transcripts if qualifying based on education)

  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference Page 4 of DD 214 is required, showing reason for discharge and re-entry codes

  • Military Spousal Preference (MSP) Formand Military Orders Including Page 2.

  • Last Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50, if applicable

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. Learn more about federal benefits.

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).

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

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Agency contact information
Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Phone

808-422-3784

Email

CNIPRLHN9HR.FCT@NAVY.MIL

Address

Commander, Navy Region Hawaii 850 Ticonderoga Street, Suite 110 Honolulu, HI 96860 USA

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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 one week from closing date. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or do not submit all required forms may not be considered. 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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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.

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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 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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  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513685300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/13/2018 to 10/26/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: CY 1 - 2

Salary: $25,023 to $39,820 per year Locality Pay Included

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Multiple Schedules