Commander, Navy Installations Child and Youth Program Asst - Entry/Intermediate/Target in Naples, Italy
Amended 3/29/2017: Salary range updated.
The purpose of the CY Program Assistant is to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs.
Learn more about this agency
The duties and responsibilities of the CY Program Assistant have been grouped into categories, including curriculum, indoor and outdoor environment, interactions and relationships, supervision of children and youth, parent and employee communication, assessment, compliance, and additional responsibilities. Each is described below.
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. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such a 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.
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 Relationships
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 authorize person according to written parental instructions. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, 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. Participates in conferences with parents and employees.
Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.
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.
Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Local U.S. Citizens that are 1) Current permanent NAF/APF employees; or 2) Spouses of active duty military members; or 3) Family members of active duty military member; or 4) Family members of DoD civilians. APPLICANTS MUST ATTACHED ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED.
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
- #### Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
Conditions of Employment
Conditions of Employment:
Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.
In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003 this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, may become the basis for removal from this position.
Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.
Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks for federal childcare positions, including a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), criminal history checks to include fingerprints, and installation record checks.
Incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction (either civilian or military to include any general, special or summary court-martial or non-judicial punishment) for a sexual offense, a felony drug offense, or any criminal offense involving a child victim. Automatic disqualification also applies if the incumbent has been found negligent in a civil adjudication or administrative proceeding concerning the death or serious injury to a child or dependent person entrusted to the individual’s care.
All selections are contingent upon satisfactory employment reference checks
NOTE: RESUMES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED QUALIFIED UNLESS A SIGNED DECLARATION OF FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT (OF-306) IS ATTACHED.
To qualify entry level (salary range $11.59 - $12.56/hour):
Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred.
To qualify at intermediate Level (salary range $13.07 - $14.16/hour):
Have six (6) months experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting.
Have completed child abuse modules and modules 1, 2, and 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training.
To qualify at Target Level*(salary range $14.67 - $15.89/hour):*
Completion of the DoN Standardized Module Training AND 12 months of experience working with children and youth.
A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential.
2-year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or 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.
Knowledge Required by the Position:
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to complete all DoN training requirements within the specified time frames, including orientation, initial, Standardized Module Training, and ongoing training requirements.
Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children and youth and coworkers.
Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
Duty Location: Child Development Center, Support Site/Capodichino -Youth Sports-Teen Center-School Age Care/ Napes, Italy
The Department of Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should call 011-39-081-568-5612 or e-mail their request to NAFPersonnel@eu.navy.mil to ensure proper consideration. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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 position, a predetermined rating and ranking criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each application.
Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.
Background checks and security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
- Required Documents
- Attach an OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment (signed within last 60 days)
- Resume with complete work history including job title, start and end dates, and highlighting qualifications relevant to the vacancy announcement.
OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
- Qualifying based on education? Attach proof of education (transcripts, degree, etc.).
- Veteran of U.S. Armed Forces? Attach the member-4 page of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty".
- Current or former Federal employee? Attach most recent SF-50 or Personnel Action Report (PAR) from your personnel record.
- Claiming Military Spouse Preference? Attach Military Spouse Preference Form, Preference Entitlement Survey, and legible copy of sponsor's orders.
- Claiming Family Member Preference? Attached Preference Entitlement Survey and legible copy of sponsor's PCS orders.
- Copy of U.S. Government no-fee passport showing picture, passport number, expiration date; and visa page
- Copy of Sojourner’s Permit (or receipt of application)
- Overseas Residency Questionnaire
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.
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.
- Benefits for federal employees
- Healthcare insurance
- Pay and leave
A comprehensive benefits package is available.
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.
- How to Apply
How to Apply
To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
- Check the status of the application system and maintenance schedule here: status.fhrnavigator.com
- If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report it here: email@example.com. The support inbox is monitored Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.
- Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.
Agency contact information
NAF Human Resources Office (N941)
Commander, Navy Installations Command PSC 817 BOX 108 FPO, AE US
Learn more about this agency
Please ensure that your submission contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your submission does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applicants can expect updated notification 4-6 weeks after closing.
- Fair & Transparent
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.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) office at OPM
- Office of Equal Opportunity
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 and hiring process 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.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
Legal and regulatory guidance
- 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/462594900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 01/18/2017 to 12/31/2017
Salary: $11.59 to $15.89 per hour Plus Post Allowance
Pay scale & grade: CY 01 - 02
Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent - Regular