$17.78 to $20.15
Open & closing dates
$17.78 to $20.15 per hour
Pay scale & grade
Fort Meade, MD
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
Want to make an impact? Want to do work that matters? You can do that right here by becoming a role model to our military children and youth!
Make the difference! Be the difference! Join our Fort Meade Child and Youth Services (CYS) team and help take care of our military children. Why do our employees love working for Child and Youth Services (CYS)? We invest in you! Our team will help you enhance your skills by providing annual on-the-job training, development opportunities, and much more! Not only are we making a difference but we offer a friendly and creative atmosphere, competitive pay and great benefits.
We are not just an employer, we are a community!
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)
Location: This vacancy will be used to fill multiple positions within the Fort Meade CYS Division.
Work Schedule: Schedule may include irregular hours, evenings, and/or weekends. Applicants must be able to work between the hours of 06:00 AM and 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri). Though this position is being advertised one of the Child Development Centers (CDCs), it is possible that other positions within Child and Youth Services may be filled from this announcement as they become available. Work schedules may vary depending on the facility where the applicant is assigned.
**This announcement is open until all vacancies are filled. It may be extended or closed prior to the current closing date.**
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Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the operation and program in accordance with applicableregulations in one or more CY programs.
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.
Resolves problems and conflicts or obtains information and guidance from the supervisor. Demonstrates proper work methods and provides work-related guidance to subordinates.
Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth.
Provides on-the-job training and instruction to team members. Ensures team members follow safety, fire, fitness, health, and nutrition procedures and informs supervisor of compliance concerns.
Relays instructions from the supervisor, makes activity assignment, and gets the work started in accordance with daily activity plans. Provides input to the supervisor as requested concerning promotions, reassignments, performance evaluations, etc.
Completes training requirements using approved OSD and Service materials to include designated training modules. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.
Occasional travel - Travel to on and off post locations may be required.
Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
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.
-Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. -Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
1. Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth
2. 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. 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).
OR one of the following:
1. 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.
2. A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above.
**If using education to qualify for this position: A copy of your unofficial or official college transcripts must be submitted with your application package in order to support your qualifications for this position. Failure to supply unofficial or official college transcripts with your application package will result in disqualification for this position.**
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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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
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will 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:
DA 3433, Military Spouse PCS Orders to claim military spouse preference, DA3434, Professional References
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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How to Apply
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: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources 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 3PM EST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions or supply all required/supporting documentation electronically by 11:59 PM EST on the closing of this announcement will result in an ineligible rating.
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