CYP Assistant (Entry Level)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Incumbent will be responsible for the planning and conducting of an effective child development program to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of each child in the program.  Conducts appropriate play and learning activities to foster individual and group development.  Interacts with children during programmed activities.  Will review and implement daily schedules and activity plans. Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous programs. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis.  Completes and submits required reports in an accurate and timely manner. Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data.   Provides care oversight and accountability of children that complies with established standards, policies, procedures and regulations.  Adheres to child admission and release policies and procedures.  May perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Prior experience working with children and/or youth preferred. At least 18 years of age and a high school diploma or equivalent. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Incumbent must have the ability to complete all training requirements within the specified timeframes, obtain a food handler’s card, favorably pass a pre-employment physical and to satisfactorily complete background checks. Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine. You are applying for a Federal Government position. Marijuana is a Schedule One drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore, use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law. You will not be offered employment in this Federal position if your drug screening indicates that you have been using marijuana, even though the use of marijuana may be considered legal under state law. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other controlled substance) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for six months from the date of the drug test.

How to ApplySubmit a NAF application to the NAF Human Resources Office, Building 00021, Blandy Avenue, NAWS China Lake or mail application to Fleet & Family Readiness, 1 Administration Circle Stop 1313, Ridgecrest, CA 93555. Submitted applications will be kept for 90 days. For more information call (760) 939-0882. We reserve the right to close this position without further announcement. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or submit all required forms may not be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection. As a condition of employment participation in direct deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer upon employment is required.

Dept. of the Navy NAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.

This position is eligible for a referral bonus and up to $2,250 in retention incentives in the first year of employment.