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Salary: $35 373 - 45 982 per year
City: Eglin AFB
Published at: May 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to to provide appropriate specialized developmental care and instruction for children in the Child Development Centers


Assists in the implementation, review and design of activity plan. Assists preparations and implementations specialized programs for children with special needs, i.e., handicapped children with disciplinary problems, or learning disabilities of gifted children. Ensures specialized programs are appropriate and in line with mission objection. Observes and evaluates children's development level and maintains record of progress. Plans and conducts parent involvement activities and encourages parents to become involved. Selectee will be required to complete the AF Child Development Program Assistant Modules according to AFI34-248 and Criteria C294. Satisfactory progress toward and completion of the modules is a condition of employment. After fulfilling the initial 6 month requirement of completing 3 modules (#14 & #15 plus module of choice), caregivers must complete a minimum of 3 modules every 3 months, completing all modules within the first 18 months of employment. This position may also be used for part-time work.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a probationary or trial period.
  • Relocation costs or other incentives may be available and considered by the organization.
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This position may require drug testing and the candidate may be subject to passing a drug test upon selection.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays and may require travel.
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required; Training may be conducted during evening and weekend hours.
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • This is a Mission-Essential position performing a Mission-Critical-Function which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
  • There is some walking; standing; bending; carrying of items up to 35 lbs. May be required to lift children. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
  • The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, classrooms, and playgrounds.
  • Must complete training requirements annually to include Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, First Aid, Rescue Breathing, Child Abuse Identifying and Reporting, and Food Handlers.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a physical and keep current on all immunizations.
  • This position has been identified as having "regular contact with children". IA W Public Law 101-64 7 Section 231, and Public Law 102-190, Section 1094.
  • A FBI fingerprint and State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) Check will be completed on any person selected for this position.
  • Required to complete the AF Child Development Program Assistant Modules according to AFI34-248 and Criteria C294.


Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. BASIC REQUIRMENT: You must meet one of the following qualification requirements and provide documentation to support your qualifications (if you are using education to quality, failure to submit the required documentation will result in you being rated ineligible. See sections on "College Transcripts and "Foreign Education" below for required documentation.) GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 52 weeks of general experience. General experience is described as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills to perform the duties of this position. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. OR EDUCATION: Successfully completed education 2-years above high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education has been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WITH YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE WHEN USING EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION FOR EXPERIENCE. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 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/#url=GS-CLER SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-03, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes child development programs that meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of children. As well activities consisting of elements of mathematical and letter concepts, language development, art, music, science, social studies, health and physical education. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year experience at the GS-03 level is required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of Child Development regulations procedures and processes. 2. Ability to develop and creative innovative activity plans and special program plans. 3. Ability to communicate effectively; orally and in writing. 4. Ability to gather, maintain and compile pertinent data. 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.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address AF Test Center 6437 6th Street Bldg 430, Rm 119 Hill AFB, UT 84056 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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