Announcement Number:
NAF - 00218
Child Care
Position Status:
Flex, No Benefits
$14.00/14.84/16.61 (DOE) - Hourly (Locality Pay Incuded)
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
Application Email:

DUTIES: The purpose of a CYP program assistant is to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years. Provides care and supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense. Supervises children during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities. Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for children. Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive interactions with other children. Irregular working hours will be required to include early shift, late shift, evenings, weekends and holidays. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have at least 6 months experience working with children outside the home.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.  
  • Must have a driver’s license.
  • Must provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and local backgrounds in addition to meeting Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of NACI background investigation. Background investigations are conducted using fingerprints identifications and completion of background inquiry forms.

You are applying for a Federal Government position. Marijuana is a Schedule One drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law. You will not be offered employment in this Federal position if your drug screening indicates that you have been using marijuana, even though the use of marijuana may be considered legal under state law.  A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other controlled substance) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for six months from the date of the drug test.

TO APPLY: Submit Application to:  Fleet and Family Readiness, Bldg. 737, NAS Lemoore, CA 93246-5001. Or you can Fax your application to (559) 998-4892 or email to  .Applicants claiming spouse preference must complete a NAF employment application, a spousal preference form and attach copy of valid PCS orders.   Applications are available on line at:  Applications submitted to any FFR/MWR facility or Program Manager other than the HRO Office will not be considered. First consideration may be given to current MWR employees or non-competitive eligibles. Management reserves the right to fill the vacancy by methods other than merit staffing procedures (i.e., non-competitive placements in lieu of, or as exceptions to competitive procedures), or cancel the vacancy announcement at any time during the recruitment process. Your application will be retained for 90 days. For any questions you may contact the NAF Human Resources office at (559)998-2243.

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may not be interviewed

We are an E-Verify participant.

Due to volume of applications received, you may not be notified on non-selection.


The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors.

Applicants should submit information concerning their experience, training and any awards or outside training activities pertinent to the position for which they are applying to ensure proper evaluation of their qualifications in the ranking process.  In addition, performance appraisals may be considered, vouchers may be obtained and a personal interview may be required prior to selection.

Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the number above. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis. Navy Region Southwest is a drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace. Sailors and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.


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