Educational Technician (Child Development)
Air Force Acquisition - Tinker AFB, OK

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Department: Tinker Air Force Base DPIDOE
Agency: Air Force Materiel Command
Job Announcement Number: AFMC-836164-794158-9V-KLP
SALARY RANGE: $31315 to $40706/Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, February 04, 2013 to Friday, February 08, 2013
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1702-05/05
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
DUTY LOCATIONS: Tinker AFB, OK
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: VEOA/NoNDoD TRANSFER/ICTAP

AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
Tinker Air Force Base plays a key role in managing and maintaining the sophisticated weapon systems that keep America's air defenses strong. A highly skilled workforce of more than 24,000 civilians and military personnel work together to complete the Air Force mission. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find rewarding career opportunities at Tinker.

JOB SUMMARY:
This announcement is open to applicants eligible for non-competitive appointment to the GS-05 level using one of the appointment authorities listed below:

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

To prevent excessively rapid promotion, current Career, Career-Conditional, or Excepted Service employees applying under VEOA eligibility must have served at least 52 weeks at the next lower appropriate grade level (or equivalent pay schedule/pay band) unless otherwise excluded.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

Non-DoD Transfer (current permanent non-DoD career or career-conditional employees): http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Transfers#icc

PCS (permanent Change of Station), Travel, and any other Transportation expenses incurred incident to assignment to this duty location are not authorized.

Inventory of eligibles will be terminated when vacancies are filled.

KEY REQUIREMENTS: APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM U.S. CITIZENS (REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCE).

DUTIES:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide appropriate, specialized developmental care and instruction for children in the Child Development Center. Design, implement and review activity plans. Observes and evaluates each child's health and development and reports on and maintains records of observations. Prepares and implements specialized programs for children with special needs. Provides technical guidance and leadership to junior employees assigned to assist with program activities and participates in special projects.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

Candidates must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to federal service at the GS-04 (or equivalent grade level, pay schedule, pay band, etc.) or higher level. Specialized experience is defined as experience such as providing appropriate, specialized developmental care and instruction for children in a Child Development Center (CDC), and performing basic oversight and supervision for a designated classroom for ages 6 months through 5 years.

The description of your work experience in your application ( resume with acceptable format )must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1. Knowledge of Child Development regulations, procedures, and processes.

2. Knowledge of early child development theory, methodology, and practices relating to physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.

3. Knowledge of the Child Development Center regulations, programs, and operations.

4. Ability to develop creative and innovative activity and special program plans.

5. Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with others and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

6. Ability to ensure the safety and hygiene of children through constant supervision, effective arrangement of space, and proper management of equipment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
BASIS OF RATING

No written test is required. You will be rated on the detailed description and quality of your experience described in your resume in combination with your responses to the occupational questions for this vacancy.

BENEFITS:
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc
OTHER INFORMATION: Other Information regarding Citizenship, Priority Placement Registrants, Retired Civil Employees, Credit for Unpaid or Volunteer Experience, Veteran's Preference, Military Spouse Preference, and Certain Military Spouse Eligibility (E.O. 13473), etc. is available on our website at http://www.tinker-af.org/jobs/otherinfo.htm

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following steps:

1. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

2. Your resume, containing each past Employer name, dates (Month/Day/Year) and hours worked per week, and a detailed description of job duties.

3. Additional Required Documents (such as college transcripts, proper documentation of veteran's status, etc) - A complete listing can be found under Required Documents.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, February 08, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 836164. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this OPM Form 1203-FX to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and

3. Fax the competed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
For a complete list of required documents, go to the website linked below. It is your responsibility to provide the appropriate documents needed to determine your eligibility and/or qualifications for this announcement. DO NOT provide letters of appreciation, copies of performance appraisals, position descriptions, etc.

http://www.tinker-af.org/jobs/requireddocs.htm NOTE: Should you have any questions about the application process, rather than inquire by e-mail you are encouraged to call and speak with a Human Resources Representative at the Civilian Employment Office at (405) 739-5088. Hours are 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your online questionnaire ALONG WITH the documentation you submitted to support your responses. You will receive written notice that designates whether or not you are found to be eligible.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Job Information
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4069 Hilltop Road
Tinker AFB
OK
73145
Telephone
(405)739-5088
Email
EXTERNAL.STAFFING@TINKER.AF.MIL

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