Overview

Child and Youth Program Assistant CY-01/02 Job at US Department of the Army – Vicenza, Veneto

Duties

Summary

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Camp Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

Position is open to US Citizens and Citizens of a NATO Country (except Italy) eligible for employment under US conditions affiliated with US Army Europe. To be eligible to apply you MUST be affiliated to Camp Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.

Responsibilities

Serves as a Child and Youth Program Assistant in any of the Child and Youth Services program and/or age groups and maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children and youth.

Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs for program participants based on the group and individual children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.

Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.

Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules and provides program options for children with special requirements.

Maintains program participation data and complete daily report.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel to on and off base location for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

2

Job family (Series)

1702 Education And Training Technician

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must be at least 18 years old or a 17 year old dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee.

Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required

Meet Qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.

Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations

A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).

Successful completion of annual (or transition ) training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required

May be subject to an irregular hours, evening and or weekends.

Complete and signed DA 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty

For positions in Child Development Centers, possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

Incumbent is legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.

Individuals who have been trained will be required to administer medications prescribed by a physician to children/youth, perform CPR and first aid, and aid in providing a reasonable accommodation to children/youth with a special need.

Travel to on and off post locations may be required. Duties involve working both indoors and outdoors.

Qualifications

For Entry Level (CY-01):
At a minimum, must have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Applicants that are 17 years old

and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, and are in pursuit of a high school

degree are eligible based on verification of student status at the time of application.

Must be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing

For information on the qualification requirements for the higher paying levels such as Skill Level (CY-01) and Target Level (CY-02):

Refer to our Applicant Information Kit.

Note to applicants: College transcripts or certificates may be required at the time of application for applicants who want to be considered for Skill or Target level.

Full position Descriptions can be found here: Entry Level, Skill Level, Target Level

Education

At minimum a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.

Proof of education is required at the time of application.

In order to meet entry level requirement you must upload a copy of your HS Diploma, HS Transcript (showing the completion date), GED certificate or proof of a college degree. To meet the requirements beyond entry level a college transcript showing course work or certifications will be required to validate the higher graded qualifications.

If you are 17 years old and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, you must present proof that you are in pursuit of a high school degree prior to or, at the time of, in processing. This could include (but is not limited to) one of the following: A letter from school administrator, validated enrollment in a high school program, etc.

Additional information in regards to the education requirement can be found in the Applicant Information Kit.

Additional information

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 3:00pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government’s interest.

Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.

Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.

Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program, for information copy and paste this URL into your browser:

http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/dodi/131519p.pdf

For additional information, refer to our Applicant Information Kit.

Copy and paste this URL to view kit:
https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.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.

This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur based on the date of application.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
Spouse Employment Preference

Involuntarily Separated from the Military

Family Member Preference

Business Based Action

Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee

Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran

Outside Applicant Non-Veteran

Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. Applicants are also welcome to reach out to

confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.

Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

By claiming the “Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)” or “Current APF Employee (CAE)” priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations. Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant’s eligibility. For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant’s eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit

CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration. We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration. To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Other

Drug test required

No

Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Resume

ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS FOR PROOF OF EDUCATION ARE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED) OR A COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT LISTING COURSES THAT WERE TAKEN. A HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT INDICATING A GRADUATION DATE IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE.

All documents must be in English or have a translated copy provided.

If you are 17 years old and a dependent of a Service member or Department of Defense Civilian Employee, you must present proof that you are in pursuit of a high school degree prior to or, at the time of, in processing. This could include (but is not limited to) one of the following: A letter from school administrator, validated enrollment in a high school program, etc.

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.

Optional: Job Application DA 3433 will accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:

Cover Letter

DD-214/ Statement of Service

Disability Letter (VA)

HS Diploma/GED, High School Transcripts (indicating a graduation date), College Diploma, or College transcripts

DA 3434 or equivalent

References or letters of recommendations

PCS Orders

Proof of Marriage Status

Resume

Transcript

All required supporting documents must be submitted at the time of application to receive preference/priority consideration (PCS orders, DD214, SF50, DA3434)

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.

Benefits

Benefits

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Help

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Open to US and Non US Citizens of a NATO Country except Italy eligible for employment under US conditions within the commuting area.

About the Company

Company: US Department of the Army –

Company Location:  Vicenza, Veneto

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