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This position is located at Petersen Child Development Center
(PCDC) on Schofield Barracks.
This position is eligible for 12.25% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) *COLA is
subject to change without notice.
Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor. Guidance and
assistance are normally available at all times, and work is reviewed in terms of
results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Routine
day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical
assistance available from supervisor when required. Routine assignments are
spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence
to policies, procedures and instructions.
Available to work Monday
Available to work between the hours of 0900 to 1800 (9:00 am to 6:00
Occasionally available to work weekends and evenings from 1800 to 2300 (6:00 pm to
- Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
- Possess a CDA/School-Age/Youth Credential and a AA degree in childcare
- Possess BA/BS degree with a major emphasis on ECE and Elementary Education
- Immunization screening is required after selection
- A medical examination is required after selection
- A completed DA Form 3433-2 (See "Required Document")
Serves as a team leader for program staff with responsibility for the assigned
operation of a CYS activity and program (homework center and small satellite
operation) IAW applicable CYS regulations. Maintains control of and accounts for
the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Oversees arrival/departure of
children/youth. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor
and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Works in
ratio with children and youth.
Encourages participant interest and
establishes a program setting that promotes positive child and youth
interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Monitors staff/child or
youth ratios to ensure adequate staffing. Plans, coordinates, and conducts
activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual
children/youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth
with special requirements. Works with trainer and supervisor to implement
activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and
cognitive needs of children and youth. Works with team members to prepare,
arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to
accommodate daily schedule. Assists children and youth with special projects,
homework and life skills.
Interacts with children and youth using approved
child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with
staff members, parents, and the Command. Participates in conferences with
parents, program staff, and school representatives. Briefs other employees and
parents. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and
youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written
parental instruction. Provides opportunities for parent
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 conflict situations 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/youth. Conducts 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 assignments and gets the work
started IAW the daily activity plan. Provides input to the supervisor as
requested concerning promotions, reassignments, performance appraisals,
incentive awards, etc.
Observes a program participant for signs that may
indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Sets up displays and
bulletin boards. Arranges for/serves appropriate snacks/meals where applicable.
Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged,
missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.
Collects, maintains and reports program participation data.
evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with Army baseline
standards and metrics. Ensures assigned area achieves and maintains standards
for DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent.
Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program
participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and
Completes designated training requirements and tracks and records
training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).
Acts as manager in
non-routine/emergency situations for purposes of opening/closing of facility,
when 15 or fewer children/youth are present.
Performs other related duties as
- Meet Target-level requirements and satisfactory performance.
eighteen (18) months experience working in a group program with children and/or
- Posses and maintain one of the following: Child Development
Associate (CDA), Army School Age Credential (including Boys and Girls of
America) or Army Practicum.
- Possess twelve (12) months experience
working in a group program with children and/or youth.
- Possess AA degree
with major emphasis in childcare.
- Possess BA/BS degree with a major
emphasis on ECE, Elementary Education, Child Development, Home Economics,
Special Education or related behavioral sciences
Conditions of employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection.
2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this
3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that
you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law
requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of
all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve
any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued
employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant. All
required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and
maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries
(NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.
4. All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully
completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with
Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.
5. Social Security Card and a Picture I.D. must be presented at time of
6. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health
and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already
immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician
diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical
contraindication are exempt from this requirement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following
Minimum qualifications-combinations of experience/education
Knowledge of basic adminstrative functions
Ability to assess the needs of children and staff
Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits: Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account. For additional benefits information please refer to http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx .
Conversion of employment category (from Flex to RPT/RFT) may be accomplished without further competition in accordance with AR 215-3.
Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.9 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf
U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement. In NATO countries, employment under U.S. conditions is restricted by the NATO SOFA to individuals who are nationals of a NATO country. These individuals may not be employed under U.S. employment conditions in the country of their citizenship.
To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.
Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. -- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is in the Government interest. -- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are negotiable. -Appropriate selection must be made.
The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.
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