Army Installation Management Command Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry Level 2, Skill Level 3, Target Level 4) CY 01/02 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma

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Located in SW OK near the Texas border, Fort Sill adjoins the city of Lawton, OK. The total population of the city and our installation combined is approx. 100,000. The cost of living is reasonable; public bus transportation is available. Fort Sill is within 1 1/2 hours driving distance to Oklahoma City and 3 hours driving time to the Dallas/Fort Worth metro. Commercial flights are available to the commercial airport in Lawton, OK (9 miles from post). Fort Sill enjoys an outstanding cooperative relationship with the City of Lawton. Our beautiful installation is steeped in natural, living history. It is the only active Army Installation on the Southern Plains which was built during the Indian Wars. Fort Sill is a national historic landmark, and our museum is full of early frontier artifacts.

There when you need us! Child and Youth Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

Accept this challenge and become an important team member of the Child and Youth School Services! Army Child and Youth Services offer a 20% reduction of fees for Child and Youth Services Staff.

These positions will be assigned to Cooper CDC and are SEASONAL (NTE 30-SEP-2018).

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Duties include routine child care, helping with materials and activities, receiving children, interacting with and attending to their physical needs.

To view complete position description, please click here for Entry Level, here for Skill Level, and here for Target Level.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel to on- and off-post locations.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check

Conditions of Employment:

  1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click hereto view form or copy this URL to your browser:
  2. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.
  3. Be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Be able to walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
  4. Must be 18 years of age by the time of appointment (approx. entrance of duty date 02/22/2018).
  5. Be generally available to work irregular hours, evenings and/or weekends.
  6. Perform duties that involve working in an indoor and outdoor environment.
  7. Travel to on and off post locations may be required.
  8. Legally required to report all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  9. Successful completion of training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required.

Entry Level Requirements 1. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. 2. Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).

Skill Level Requirements 1. Candidate must meet the entry level requirements and 2. Possess three (3) months experience working in a group program with children/youth, and have completed a military service Entry Level Training Certificate. -OR- 1. Candidate must meet entry level requirements and 2. Six months of experience working in a group program with children/youth, plus nine (9) semester hours of college credit with course content directly related to the age group to which assigned

Target Level Requirements 1. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. 2. Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus Army or other military service Foundation Level Training as evidenced by service-issued Certificate of Completion. -OR- 2. Possess 18 months of experience working in a group program with children or youth, plus an associate's degree or least 60 semester hours of college credit which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content directly related to the age group to which assigned. -OR- 2. A bachelor's degree or at least 120 semester hours which included a major course of study (24 semester hours) with content as indicated above. -OR- 2. Possess and maintain one of the following directly related to the age group of the position to which assigned: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Military School Age Credential, Army Youth Practicum, or other nationally recognized Youth Development Credential.

A copy of supporting documents must be submitted at the time of application!

Additional information
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
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  • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
  • May be converted to permanent without further competition.
  • You must provide and upload legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4/2 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty", showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support Detachment (PSD).
  • Military Retirees may apply but are unable to be appointed to NAF positions for 180 days after their retirement date, as documented on their DD-214.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:

  • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
  • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

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Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume
  • Transcript

Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume (click hereto view form or copy this URL into your browser:

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:

  • DD-214
  • DA3434, PCS Orders and Marriage License for Military Spouses
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

A copy of supporting documents must be submitted at the time of application!

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.

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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.

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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 may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:

  1. Electronically (preferred) at and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
  2. Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
  3. If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form.
  4. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 03:59 pm on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

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Next steps

Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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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.

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  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 01/17/2018 to 04/16/2018

Salary: $11.68 to $14.30 per hour Salary will be set based on education qualifications.

Pay scale & grade: CY 1 - 2

Work schedule: Intermittent

Appointment type: Seasonal