Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Jackson Park School-Age Care
Pay Grade: CY-1702-02
Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, and restaurants. They also enjoy discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events, and shopping privileges at the Navy Exchange.
*Sign-on Incentive Award of $ 500 paid after successful completion of CYP Orientation.
Up to $1,750 in Retention Bonuses and Time-off Awards within 12 months of employment.
Brief Description of Duties: Incumbent provides appropriate developmental care and instructions for children and youth in one or more Child & Youth programs. This includes the provision of guidance, assistance, and mentoring for the CY Program Assistants. The incumbent works under the direction of the supervisor or other qualified higher graded employee, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required. Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures, and instructions.
Qualification Requirements: Must provide proof of High School Diploma or equivalent, and any additional education, certification, and or training as required prior to placement and must possess one of the following:
- Completion of DOD Standardized Training Modules AND 12-months experience at the GSE-04 Level. OR
- 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 competency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth. OR
- 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 and competency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth.
Conditions of Employment: These positions are subject to background check and pre-employment drug screening in accordance with federal regulations. The work requires considerable walking, standing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds. Ability to favorably pass pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease and ability to favorably pass pre-employment drug screening.
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. 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. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. 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.
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?
How to Apply: Apply online at USAJobs at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/689401500. All documents along with transcripts must be attached to be considered. Active Duty Military Spouses: You may be eligible for spousal preference. Please complete Spousal Preference certification form (located on navylifepnw.com) and submit with copy of spouse's orders. Both must be submitted at time of application to be considered for spousal preference.