For Entry-level candidate must:
-Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
-Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
-Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
-Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
-Documentation of good mental and physical health and freedom from communicable disease.
-Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Checks.
For Skill-level candidate must meet Entry-level requirements and candidate must:
-Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
-Completion of Army Entry Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
-Meet Entry-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
-One year of education above high school level which included nine (9) semester hours of college credit in early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration, recreation or related behavioral sciences, or one (1) year vocational certificate in childcare.
For Target-level candidate must meet entry-level requirements and candidate must:
-Meet skill-level requirements and demonstrated satisfactory performance.
-Possess twelve (12) months experience working in a group program with children and/or youth.
-Completion of Army Foundation Level Training Certificate (Air Force/Navy equivalent).
-Two (2) years of education above the High School level, which includes twelve (12)-semester hours of college credit in early childhood /elementary /secondary /special education, child /youth development, psychology, human development, youth program administration or related behavioral sciences, or 90 Hour Child Development Associate Certificate.
Candidate must posses a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Condition of employment:
1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection.
2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.
4. All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.
5. You will be required to show a Social Security card upon employment to a NAF position.
6. You may be subject to random drug testing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for the job. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position. Please follow all instructions carefully, errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for the position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria and other characteristics).
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.