- Announcement Number:
- MWR 33-2020
- Child Care
- Position Status:
- Regular Part-Time
- $14.95 - Hourly (Locality Pay Incuded)
- Areas of Consideration:
- Local Commuting Area
- Relocation Expenses:
- Application Email:
- Opening Date:
- Closing Date:
JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Operations Clerk is to serve as a contact point for information and perform clerical and administrative tasks in support of the CYP, which includes Child Development Centers (CDCs), Child Development Homes (CDH), School Age Care (SAC) programs, Youth Programs (YP), Resources and Referral (R & R) Program and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food program.
MAJOR DUTIES: The CYP Operations Clerk performs a combination of duties related to one or more components of the CYP. Duties are related to record keeping and reporting, liaison with families and programs, and collection and monitoring of fees and supplies. These tasks are summarized below.
Record Keeping and Reporting
Prepares and maintains assigned reports, correspondence, and statistical and financial data pertaining to components within the CYP(e.g., CDC, CDH, SAC, YP, R & R, USDA). Ensures child registration and enrollment paperwork is complete and current. Ensures that all USDA food program records are accurate, up-to-date and readily available. Maintains office files and records. Provides required information to requesting agencies that include but are not limited to Family Advocacy, Naval Investigative Services, Environment, Safety and Fire personnel, and USDA. Prepares necessary daily, weekly and monthly reports in compliance with reporting policies and procedures and ensures they are submitted in a timely manner. Conducts research of records and follows up in order to resolve discrepancies and problems. Notifies supervisor of any discrepancies and informs supervisor of any issues/problems that cannot be resolved.
Liaison with Families and Programs
Provides front desk coverage, logs children in and out of the facility, and informs and answers questions regarding programs and services, patron financial obligations, waiting lists, events, and policies and procedures. Takes telephone calls and responds to inquiries, referring calls to supervisor or other personnel when appropriate. Performs assigned resources and referral duties and assists in maintaining current waiting list.
Fees and Supplies
Collects fees and charges and records payments in accordance with proper procedures. Notifies supervisor of all delinquent payments. Completes a daily activity report and ensures proper deposit of funds in accordance with established cash handling procedures. Responsible for monitoring office supplies and resources. Notifies supervisor of items that need to be ordered.
Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of administrative support functions.
Ability to maintain a computerized database. Working knowledge of computer keyboard and Child And Youth Management System (CYMS) or equivalent database system. Knowledge of militarychildcare.com waitlist and referral system.
Skill in cash handling required.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is primarily sedentary. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts such as exposure to disease that require normal safety precautions typical of child care settings.
NOTE: Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of closing date. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.
BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). You can review our benefits at: http://www.navymwr.org/resources/hr
HOW TO APPLY: All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf) in one of the following ways:
BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424
SUBMIT VIA EMAIL TO: JAXS_NAS_MWRJOBAPPS@NAVY.MIL
NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from navymwrjacksonville.com under the "Jobs" tab.
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position.
Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Position is subject to special inoculation and immunizations 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 Immunizations Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquires(NACI).
Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state of National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of the DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal.
*If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.) is required.
*If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
*If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
*Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
SPOUSAL PREFERENCE: Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.
To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:
- Request for Military Spouse Preference form
- Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
- A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders.