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Army Installation Management Command Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant (Level 5) CY-02 in Fort Hamilton, New York

Summary This position is located at Fort Hamilton Child Development Center. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Management has the right to assign staff to locations as mission requires. This position is eligible for the NAF benefits package and leave accrual. To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume. Responsibilities Supervises children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. 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. Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with, Dept of Defense (DoD), and local installation standards. Ensures assigned area maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Completes training requirements using approved service materials to include designated training modules. Performs other related duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications All Candidates must: Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. In addition, candidates must meet one of the following: 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. OR Two years of specialized experience working in a group program with children or youth plus 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. General psychology/sociology coursework is not qualifying. OR A bachelor's Degree or at least 120 semester hours with a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above. OR Possess 24 months (2 years) working in a group childcare or youth program with completion of DoD approved competency training courses, evidenced by Service-issued documentation. Applicants that possess at least one of the following will be considered highly preferred and may be sent first for consideration. 1. Experience assisting with childcare or youth program national accreditation processes. 2. Experience participating in multi-disciplinary or higher-level child/youth program inspections. 3. Experience working with varying age groups (early childhood, school age, youth). 4. Experience leading or mentoring lower level childcare/youth program staff. Education Proof of education is required at the time of application, if applicable. Please provide relevant transcripts to support your eligibility for the position. Note: Education must be directly related to the position to be filled (general psychology/sociology courses are not qualifying). Please see the Applicant information kit for additional information on education. Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Manual Application If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. ? PCS Costs Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. . Pay-Band (NF or CY) Allowances and Differentials This is a pay-banded position. Sunday premium pay may be authorized by the Garrison Commander. If authorized, only regular (full-time, part-time, limited tenure and seasonal) employees may be paid Sunday premium pay. When authorized, Sunday premium will be paid at the rate of 25% of the basic rate for all hours of non-overtime, when any part of the scheduled tour of duty is performed on Sunday (to a maximum of 8 hours per Sunday). Sunday premium will be paid at the rate of 25% of the basic rate for all hours of non-overtime, when any part of the scheduled tour of duty is performed on Sunday (to a maximum of 8 hours per Sunday). Night differential may be authorized by the Garrison Commander. When authorized, night differential will be paid at the rate of 10% basic rate for hours of non-overtime work performed between 1800-0600. Incentives and Bonuses Incentives will not be paid. Non-Foreign Overseas Allowances Non-foreign overseas allowances, cost of living (COLA), and differentials will not be paid, contingent upon eligibility. Other: This is a Regular Full-Time position with a minimum workweek of 40 hours and eligible for benefits. Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. For more information on working with Child and Youth Services, please go here (: https://www.armymwr.com/cys-careers/professions Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.

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