U.S. Marine Corps CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAM ASSISTANT (CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER) in Havelock, North Carolina
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
This position is located at the Child Development Center. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Program Assistant for MCCS.
Learn more about this agency
Independently performs the more routine simple child care tasks following step by step instructions. Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor who provides instructions and assistance on scope of assignments and in completing tasks. Performs work that is reviewed by the supervisor, in detail, while in progress and upon completion to ensure and assess progress, and evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for further training.
Serves as a Child &Youth; Program Assistant (CYPA) in one child & youth activity room. Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Uses prepared curriculum and program materials. Assists with the implementation of daily schedules and activity plans. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily skills. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.
Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents pertaining to dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program. Cares for special needs children, and youth as directed by the supervisor. Provides input to, and implements schedules and activity plans. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.
Interacts with children, and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and Command representatives. Participates in conferences with parents and staff. Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor. Helps create games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic play, activities, etc.).
Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parent instructions. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse, or neglect and reports as directed. Participates in program evaluation as required.
Observes children for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Participates in program evaluation as required. Assists in achieving and maintaining DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for children and youth in compliance with local policies, guidance and standards.
Completes all training requirements, including orientation, monthly, annual and the approved Marine Corps Standardized Module Training as prescribed, and tracks and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).
Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities. Collects, maintains and reports program participation data.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Open to All Sources
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
- #### Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
Conditions of Employment
- See Duties and Qualifications
Successfully complete: a local installation records check as applicable, state criminal history checks, initiation and completion of a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) and a Defense Clearance and Investigations Index for re-verification for employees who provide child care services. Ability to satisfactorily complete all required training and demonstrate competencies according to established timeframes to retain employment status. Be able to lift and carry children and objects up to 45lbs independently and over 45lbs with assistance. Be 18 years of age, have the ability to speak, read and write English, follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Be physically and mentally capable of providing care for children, pass health screenings annually to show good physical and mental health and freedom from communicable disease to include up-to-date immunizations, test for Tuberculosis and any other tests deemed necessary and appropriate by local medical authorities per MCO 1710.30E. May be required to obtain a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL), current food handler’s certification, CPR and first aid certifications. Prior experience working with children, or youth preferred.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made. Random Drug Testing is required.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.
Background checks and security clearance
- Required Documents
Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"
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.
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. Learn more about federal benefits.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
Comprehensive Benefit Packages
Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
Review our benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
- How to Apply
How to Apply
*YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, GED CERTIFICATE, OR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS WITH THIS APPLICATION. *
YOU MUST INCLUDE THREE (3) REFERENCES.
The required documents/references may be included as the last page of your resume or added as an attachment via the "My Activities" feature in your MCCS Civilian Careers user account. *Applications that do not include the required documents/references will be viewed as incomplete and will not be considered. *
SPOUSE PREFERENCE: FOR ELIGIBLE POSITIONS, UPLOAD A SPOUSE PREFERENCE FORM AND MILITARY ORDERS UNDER "MY ACTIVITIES" IN THE MCCS CIVILIAN CAREERS USER ACCOUNT.
During the online application process, spouses must upload the following completed documents:
- Spouse Preference Form
- Permanent Change of Station Orders (PCS)
- A copy of the Marriage License, unless the spouse is named on the PCS Orders
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/TRANSCRIPTS/DD214: UPLOAD AS ATTACHMENTS UNDER "MY ACTIVITIES" IN THE MCCS CIVILIAN CAREERS USER ACCOUNT.
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
Agency contact information
CHERRY POINT MCCS
CHERRY POINT MCCS MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES ATTN PERSONNEL OFFICER CHERRY POINT, NC USA
Learn more about this agency
All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.
- Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493796600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 03/14/2018 to 03/21/2018
Salary: $11.68 to $11.68 per hour
Pay scale & grade: CY 01
Work schedule: Shift Work
Appointment type: Permanent