23414 - Child and Youth Program Assistant-RFT, Child Development Center, CY-1702-01/02
- Announcement Number:
- Child Care
- Position Status:
- Regular, Full Time
- $17.31 - $23.31 per hour + 9.75%COLA -
- Areas of Consideration:
- See Below
- Relocation Expenses:
- Not applicable
- Application Email:
NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITION
NAVY REGION HAWAII
Child and Youth Program Assistant, CY-1702-01/02
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:
Regular Full Time
$17.31 - $23.31/hr + 9.75% COLA
(Locality Pay Included)
(Salary Dependent on Experience)
PMRF, Barking Sands – Child Development Center
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
Open Until Filled
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Use prepared curriculum and program materials. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Care 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 schedules. Helps create adult-made games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic plays, activities, etc.). Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment
for submission to the supervisor. Interactions and Relationship help establish a program environment that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Interact with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors.
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 authorized person according to written parental instructions. Supervise children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events. Observe 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
Interact professionally with employees, parents, and local installation command personnel.
Participate in program evaluation as required.
Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation where applicable. Ensure compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs. Notify supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns.
Assist in maintaining program participation data and completing required reports. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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.
Work under the close supervision of the CYP Director or CYP Assistant Director. As an entry level position, the incumbent may receive daily on-going guidance and instruction from a more experienced Program Assistant assigned to the classroom or activity area or Program Lead. Incumbent works as instructed and consults with the supervisor, as needed, on matters not specifically covered by the original instructions. Work is checked in progress and completed work is reviewed for adherence to instructions and for adequacy.
Specific, detailed guidelines covering all aspects of the assignment are provided to the employee. The employee works in strict adherence to guidelines, and deviations must be authorized by the supervisor.
The work consists of a relatively few clear-cut tasks with limited choice in deciding what needs to be done and with readily recognized actions.
Scope and Effect
The work involves the performance of specific, routine, repetitive or closely related tasks. The service provided saves the time of other CYP employees and contributes to the efficiency of the CYP, but has little impact beyond the immediate organizational unit or beyond the timely provision of limited services to others.
The personal contacts are with employees within the immediate organization, or work unit and/or with members of the community serviced, such as parents, children and youth, and educators.
Purpose of Contacts
The purpose of contacts is to clarify, or give facts or information directly related to the work.
The work requires considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds. Activities may require incumbent to drive an automobile (to include driving a government vehicle while transporting children). However, most of the work is done in classroom settings or activity areas, and no special, physical demands are made upon the incumbent.
The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of a wide variety of child and youth activities, programs, and services, such as exposure to disease and injuries from lifting. Normal fire and safety precautions must be adhered to. Activities planned are conducted in a building or outside and are suitable for CY programs. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The incumbent may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty.
PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE ALL OF THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS LISTED HERE.
GSE-02 Entry Level ($17.31 per hour +9.75% COLA): Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment and must have the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stand/stoop on a routine basis. Ability to obtain a current TB test and childhood shots within 2 weeks of employment. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors. Ability to obtain driver’s license, if required. Pre-employment drug testing may be required. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate and satisfactorily complete installation, state, and national criminal background checks. Must satisfactorily complete mandatory training as specified and demonstrate competency within required timeframes. Must be able to speak, read and write English and to follow verbal and written instructions. Prior experience with children and/or youth is preferred.
GSE-03 Intermediate Level ($18.34 per hour +9.75% COLA): Qualifications of GSE-02 (above) PLUS 6 months of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting AND completion of child abuse modules and modules 1, 2, 10 of DoD standardized Navy Module Training.
GSE-04 Target Level ($19.44 per hour +9.75% COLA): Qualifications of GSE-02 (above) PLUS 12 months of experience working with children or youth in a child and youth setting AND completion of DoD standardized Navy Module Training OR Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent School-Age or Youth Development equivalent credential OR a 2-year degree or higher in a related field.
***Must be available days, nights, weekends & holidays***
*****Submission of letters of recommendation along with your application is welcomed*****
HOW TO APPLY:
Obtain posted NAF Application from www.greatlifehawaii.com./Jobs. Application and required documents MUST be submitted no later than 11:59pm HST on closing date reflected in the vacancy announcement to: CNRH FFR, Attn: NAF Human Resources, Bldg. 3456, 600 Main Street, Honolulu, HI 96818; or e-mail to: CNRH_NAFHR@US.NAVY.MIL, or by fax to (808) 422-3782.
· NAF Application
· Completed OF 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment
· Proof of Education (transcripts if qualifying based on education)
· If claiming Veteran’s Preference, page 4 of DD214 is required, showing reason for discharge and re-entry codes
· Military Spousal Preference (MSP) Form, Military Orders, and NAVPERS1070/602 - Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data (Page2).
· Last Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50, if applicable
****PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT DOCUMENTS OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED ABOVE***
DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE PDF OR MICROSOFT WORD. NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Using the qualifications of the positions, a predetermined Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application. Applicants who do not meet the qualifications required will not be interviewed and interviews may be limited to best qualified applicants.
Management reserves the right to consider and make additional hiring selections, for this specific position, from the certified list of eligible candidates within 90 days of the closing date of this job announcement.
We offer a competitive benefit package for regular employees. All benefits offered (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan.) You can review our benefits at https://www.navymwr.org/resources/hr
A selection may be made from the resumes/applications received at the first cut-off date. Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Salary is commensurate with experience and/or education.
Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 422-3784. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case by case basis.
Military Spousal Preference (MSP): 1. The MSP Certification Form must be completed and attached to application at time of submission. 2. Military Spousal Preference applies to all positions in pay bands NF 1-3, CY positions, and equivalent Crafts and Trades position for which qualified.
Veterans Preference (VET): You must request for preference at the time you submit your application and attach a copy of your DD214 member page four to certify eligibility.
All required documents submitted for this position must indicate the announcement number, position title and full name of the applicant on each document.
Condition of employment: selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within the first 30 days of employment. This is the DoD standard methods of payment of personnel.
All positions require a satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check (NAC) or equivalent background check.
We are an E-Verify participant.
“To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.”
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The Department of the Navy 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 or any other non-merit factor.
AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION:
Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam
NAF Human Resources Office
600 Main St.
Honolulu HI 96818
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Your application will be reviewed after the closing date of the announcement in which you have applied. The recruitment process takes an average of 2-3 weeks from closing date. Due to the volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection. Management also reserves the right to cancel the vacancy announcement at any time during the recruitment process.