Pay Range:
$33,394 to $79,586 / Per Year
Job Grade:
GS-1701-5/11
Schedule:
Multiple Schedules
Duration:
Multiple Appointment Types
Apply by: 2018-09-30 Published: 2 months ago

These positions are being filled under the Temporary Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) for Childcare Services Providers for Department Child Development Centers (CDCs) authorized under Section 559 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

Positions covered under this DHA are qualified childcare services providers, which is defined as individuals who directly provide childcare services for dependent children of members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the DoD in CDCs on Department Installations, in the 1701 and 1702 Occupational Series at GS-2 through GS-11 (or equivalent pay grades), in the competitive service.

Appointments under this authority may not be made after 30 September 2021 unless extended by future legislation.

Additional Information: This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g.

GS-05 Target GS-11)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: GS-05: I have a degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position.

For the Child Development Training and Curriculum Specialist position with the Department of the Air Force, the education MUST have been in child development or early childhood education.

OR I have one year of experience in the field of education equivalent to least GS-04 position which demonstrates the knowledge in support of the Family Child Care Program.

GS-07: I have successfully completed one full academic year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position OR I have a bachelor's degree in education or a subject area related to the position and am claiming Superior Academic Achievement.

OR I have one year of specialized experience at the GS-05.

Examples of specialized experience such as providing and monitoring curricula and training for both family child care providers and children; assesses development of children in family child care homes; and parental education and involvement.

GS-08 I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

OR I have one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 positon; examples of specialized experience in initiating, designing, developing and arraigning for, conducts, and oversees training in early childhood development and related activities for all child development staff, family day care program and providers, preschool and school-age program staff, volunteers, hourly care staff, management administrative staff, custodial employees, food service staff, and staff working in any unique settings for children such a Sure Start.

GS-09: I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

OR I have one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 which includes professional knowledge enforcing Family Child Care Program management policies and regulations to protect children and the Air Force; initiate inspections of family child care homes and providers; and analyzes, evaluates and documents program violations.

GS-10: I have three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position.

OR I have one year of specialized experience which includes professional knowledge of theories, principles and practices of personnel management to include safety, security, health, and equal employment opportunity.

GS-11: I have three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position.

OR I have one year of specialized experience which includes professional knowledge of theories, principles and practices of personnel management to include safety, security, health, and equal employment opportunity.

OR To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/general-education-and-training-series-1701/ KNOWLEDGE; SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of professional child development theory, methodology, and practices relating to physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of children at a variety of ages, with a variety of needs, and in a variety of settings.

Knowledge of child care regulatory requirements, policies, and practices.

Skill in educating , counseling and advising child care providers and parents, assessing training and children's developmental needs; and evaluating qualifications and suitability of child care providers.

Skill in compiling, analyzing, and evaluating information, preparing quantitative and narrative reports for a variety of offices and agencies; establishing and maintaining required records; and managing resources to enhance accomplishment of program goals and mission.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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