CYP Assistant Director

Announcement Number:
Child Care
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$22.93 - $25.00 Hourly
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Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Jackson Park School-Age Care

Pay Grade: NF-1702-03

Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Brief Description of Duties: The purpose of this position is to assist the CYP Director of the center to administer a developmentally appropriate CDC program. The incumbent is expected to work with the CDC Director with minimum supervision to the overall objectives of program administration. The incumbent responsibilities include assisting with providing program oversight and accountability for the performance of employees and the safety of children in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN), and local policies and standards. Assist in the development, implementation, and analysis of assessments of staff and patrons to ensure appropriate programming and hours of operation. Assists in oversight of collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds received from patrons, ensures compliance with all regulations governing the use of funds. Assists with proper and timely initiation and implementation of personnel actions, supports and carries out all established EEO objectives and policies. Responsible for development of a staffing schedule in accordance with established ratios and group size. Incumbent will work collectively with CYP Training Specialists to identify training needs of employees, ensure training is competency-based. Assist in the implementation of program policies, regulations, standards, and procedures to ensure the timely implementation of program goals and objectives. In the absence of Director, incumbent may assume responsibilities and perform duties and requirements of the position under the supervision of CYP Director with Oversight. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: Must provide proof of High School Diploma or equivalent, and any additional education, certification, and or training as required prior to placement. Incumbent must have one of the following: 

  • Child Development Associate (CDA), Military School-Age Credential (MSA) or equivalent AND 3 years of experience in the child and/or youth profession. OR
  • 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 2 years of full-time experience working with children or youth. OR
  • A four-year degree or higher in these areas AND 1 year full-time experience working with children and/or youth.
  • A minimum of a 2-year degree is preferred.

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. Experience working with military lifestyles is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of drug test and National Agency Background (NACI) check with written inquiries. Incumbent must be willing to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and split shifts as program need dictates. Shifts may exceed 8 hours per day but not 40 hours in the work week. The incumbent is required to do considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping, standings, and lifting to 40 pounds.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

Advancement Opportunities: Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, childcare, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

Apply online: Interested applicants may apply online via USAJobs at: or or fax at 360-396-5445. Mandatory documents required for this position include: Resume, Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306), High School Diploma/GED, three reference letters, and other related documentation (i.e. College Transcripts/degree, CPR Cert, etc.). (Active Duty Military Spouses, provide Military Spousal Certification form AND copy of Spouse’s Orders). OF-306 and Spousal Certification forms can be found on Active Duty Military Spouses: You may be eligible for spousal preference. Please complete Spousal Preference certification form (located on and submit with copy of spouse's orders. Both must be submitted at time of application to be considered for spousal preference.

All transcripts must be submitted at time of application.