CYP Youth Director

Announcement Number:
Child Care
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
$33.77 - $41.00 Hourly
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Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor School-Age Care

Pay Grade: CY-1701-04

Brief Description of Duties: The purpose of the Youth Director is to administer a developmentally appropriate Youth Program for children of eligible patrons. The Youth Director is responsible for the administration of the facility to include implementation of developmentally appropriate programs, budgeting and financial management, personnel management, program operations, and compliance. Administration includes the direction and operation of a small (up to 99 children) or a medium (100-199 children) School Age Care program and/or Youth Program. Services are in accordance with demand and availability of funding to include full-time child development programs for ages 5 years to 18 years, such as before and after school programs, summer and vacation camp, open recreation, sports and fitness activities, teen programming, and special events. Activities are responsive to the developmental, recreational social, psychological, and cultural needs of children and youth.

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:

  • A 4-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 3years of full-time experience working with children or youth. OR
  • A Master’s degree in the related field of study AND 1 year full-time experience working with children and/or youth.
  • A combination of education and experience; education appropriate to the position (e.g. courses equivalent to a major in the field, 24 hours of higher 300+ level semester hours) plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above AND 3 years of full-time experience working with children and/or 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. 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. The incumbent is required to do considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping, standings, and lifting to 40 pounds.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. 

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.

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Apply online: Interested applicants may apply online at documents required for this position include: Resume, Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306), High School Diploma/GED and other related documentation (i.e. College Transcripts/degree, CPR Cert, etc.).