Educational Technician (Child and Youth Program Leader)

Announcement Number:
JRM-20-536
Department:
Child Care
Location:
Guam
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
Salary:
$16.73 - $21.75 Hourly plus COLA
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
No
Application Email:
M-GU-JRM-NAFHRO-N9@FE.NAVY.MIL

EDUCATIONAL TECHNICIAN (CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM (CYP) LEADER), JRM-20-536
(LOCALLY), CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CDC), NAVAL HOSPITAL GUAM

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit resume and required documentation via email to M-GU-JRM-NAFHRO-N9@fe.navy.mil. For additional information visit our website at http://www.militarymwrguam.com/jobs. All applications MUST be submitted by the closing date on the announcement in order to be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection.

To view this and many other CNIC NAF vacancies with Joint Region Marianas (JRM), please visit www.militarymwrguam.com/jobs or www.USAJOBS.gov.


SUMMARY: The mission of Joint Region Marianas (JRM) Warfighter & Family Readiness (WFR) is to enhance quality of life through customer driven services that make a difference every day in the lives of our service members and their families. Through our work at both Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Naval Base Guam (NBG), and at the 36th Force Support Squadron (36FSS), Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB), Guam, we strive to be the global model of professional support services for our customers while they are stationed here under one unified command. Please visit our website for further details: http://www.militarymwrguam.com/.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Major duties and responsibilities are summarized below.

The purpose of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Leader is to provide appropriate specialized developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs. This includes the provision of guidance, assistance, and mentoring for the CY Program Assistants.

Mentor. Mentors assigned CY Program Assistant team. Works with senior employees to provide instruction and training to lower-level employees. Assists lower-level employees in completing the Standardized Module Training. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth.

Curriculum. Plans activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Continually reviews activities and plans for appropriateness. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework, and life skills. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Arranges for and/or serves appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.

Indoor and Outdoor Environment. Works with team members to prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Makes suggestions about improvements to the activity areas. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies.

Interactions and Relationships. Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that 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 command policies, guidance, and standards. 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.

Assessment. Observes children and youth and documents developmental progression and/or concerns and uses the information in planning. Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.

Compliance. Ensures assigned area achieves and maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.

A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.

TRAVEL REQUIRED: No

SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED: No

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: *SEE QUALIFICATIONS*

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify for this position, resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs. 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). Applicants qualifying based on education, time in grade, credentials, certification, training and/or module completion MUST provide proof of education, personnel action or SF50, credentials, statement of service, certification, training and/or module completion at the time of resume submission. 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.

Minimum 18 years of age; AND High School Diploma or equivalent; AND completion of DOD standardized training courses and 1 year of experience at the CY-II (GSE-04) Level; OR

Minimum 18 years of age; AND High School Diploma or equivalent; AND a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential; AND completion of 1 year at the CY Program Assistant/Base Level 4 where incumbent displayed knowledge of and competency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth; OR

Minimum 18 years of age; AND High School Diploma or equivalent; AND a minimum of a 2-year degree in Youth Development, Child Development or a related field, which can include Recreation, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education,

Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human

Development, or other degrees as appropriate AND 1 year at the CY Program Assistant/Base Level 4 where incumbent displayed knowledge of and competency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth.

Knowledge of developmentally appropriate programs designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of children and youth from 6 weeks to 18 years of age. Knowledge of child and youth development principles, practices, and techniques. Skills to apply Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect. Skill in understanding interests and motivation of individuals and groups in a CYP environment. Skill in program planning, organizing, and employee scheduling. Skills to provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to CY Program Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations. Ability to train employees on variety of issues to include recognition and identification of childhood illnesses and child abuse, etc. Ability to develop curriculum outlines and lesson plans/guides. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and possess strong interpersonal skills.

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.

Test Designated Position: 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. ***Please Note: Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.***

Must obtain appropriate credentials as required.

Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. Must satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written

Inquiries (NACI).

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.

EDUCATION: *SEE QUALIFICATIONS*

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

• A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.

• For current or previous Federal employees, please attach a copy of your most recent SF-50 or agency notification of personnel action form that provides current position, grade level, and duty location.

• Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.

• Applicants qualifying based on education, time in grade, credentials, certification, training and/or module completion MUST provide proof of education, personnel action or SF50, credentials, statement of service, certification, training and/or module completion at the time of resume submission.

• Military retirees, please submit your statement of service.

• Documentation submitted for other/previous vacancies is not considered as part of this submission.

• Some positions have special requirements. In these cases, selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.

APPLICANTS CLAIMING HIRING PREFERENCE: Please ensure you complete and submit ALL required documents to claim preference at the time of resume submission. All forms to claim preference can be downloaded via our website at http://www.militarymwrguam.com/jobs.

WHAT ARE PREFERENCES? Preferences are advantages in the candidate selection process. Individuals can claim the following preferences:

1. Reemployment Priority List (RPL): Qualifying separated employees shall have priority placement in the NAF activity from which they were separated as a result of a Business Based Action (BBA), when the position has substantially the same duties as the position from which they were separated and it is not a higher grade or employment category, provided the position is not being filled by an internal candidate. To claim this preference, you MUST:

•Submit a copy of your BBA Separation Notification indicating eligibility for RPL.

2. Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Qualifying spouses eligible for MSP are spouses of an active duty military member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The marriage must have occurred before the military member received official permanent change of station (PCS) orders to Guam. MSP is applicable only when applying for NAF positions at the NF-03 and below and equivalent craft and trade (CT) positions. To claim this preference, you MUST:

•Complete and Submit MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP) CLAIM FORM. Form may be downloaded from: https://www.militarymwrguam.com/modules/media/?do=download&id=91d40da0-9cdd-47d8-b35c-ec69bd4da0a0; AND

•Submit sponsor’s PCS orders to Guam.

***If you are not indicated as a spouse on the PCS orders, you MUST submit proof of marriage prior to PCS to Guam.

3. Veteran’s Preference/Gold Star Veteran's Preference: Qualifying military veterans, and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates. To claim Veteran's preference, you MUST:

•Complete and Submit VETERAN'S PREFERENCE WORKSHEET. Form may be downloaded from: https://www.militarymwrguam.com/modules/media/?do=download&id=9e9f89f5-0b7a-49cb-a1d4-c00bf57db516; AND

•Submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 copy)

To claim Gold Star Veteran's preference, you MUST:

•Complete and submit completed SF-15, APPLICATION FOR 10-POINT VETERAN PREFERENCE. Form may be downloaded from: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf; AND

•Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND

•Submit any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc).

***Qualifying applicants with preferences are considered in the order listed above. Then all other qualifying applicants are considered.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Any experience, education, or other qualification presented on your application and/or resume is subject to evaluation and verification. Submissions are reviewed to determine if applicants meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements and to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Best qualified applicants are referred to the hiring manager in accordance with Military Spouse and Veteran Preference policies where applicable. If your application and/or resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews, which may also be subject to evaluation and verification.

BENEFITS: 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

You can review our benefits at: http://www.navymwr.org/resources/hr/

Regular Full-Time (35 - 40 hours per week) All benefits offered including medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & child life insurance, long term disability, annual and sick leave, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan.

Regular Part-Time (20 - 34 hours per week) Medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & child life insurance, annual and sick leave, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan.

Flexible (0 - 40 hours per week) No benefits offered.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume and required documentation via email to M-GU-JRM-NAFHRO-N9@fe.navy.mil. For additional information visit our website at http://www.militarymwrguam.com/jobs or contact our office at (671) 349-1154 / 2154 / 2210 / 5154. All applications MUST be submitted by the closing date on the announcement in order to be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection.

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: Applicants may be contacted for an interview or may be sent a notice of non-selection within 4-6 weeks of the announcement closing date.

If you are selected for a position, you will be contacted by the JRM Regional NAF Human Resources Office with a temporary job offer. Final job offer upon completion of all pre-employment requirements (typically 2-6 weeks).

We reserve the right to close this position without further announcement.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Some positions have special requirements. In these cases, selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.

All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory background and employment reference checks.

Males must be registered for or exempt from Selective Service (http://www.sss.gov/).

Selectees are required to participate in direct deposit.

We are an E-Verify participant.

The Department of 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.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should email them to: M-GU-JRM-NAFHRO-N9@fe.navy.mil to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT FOR NAF APPLICANTS: Authority to request this information is derived from 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations. The purpose of this information is to determine the qualifications, suitability, and availability of applicants for employment with a NAF activity, and of current employees for reassignment, reinstatement, transfer, or promotion. The information will be used to assess qualifications, entitlement, and overall employment suitability. Completion of information on this form is voluntary. Failure to provide this information may prevent you from receiving full consideration for the position you seek.