Child Development Center Director

Announcement #: 3307  

Opening Date: 16 October 2019 Pay Plan/Series/Pay Band: NF-1701-04  

Closing Date: Until Filled Work Schedule: Full-Time-Temp (35-40hrs/wk)   

Position: CDC Director NTE 180 days   

Salary: Negotiable Location: Kodiak, AK MWR  

Who May Apply: All Sources   





This position serves as the director of the U.S. Coast Guard Child Development (CDC) at Base Kodiak and functions as the focal point for the child development services and family childcare programs. Services may include infant care, toddler care, preschool programs, after-school care, hourly care and oversite of the in-home family childcare program. The CDC Director works under local administrative supervision (GS12 or O6) and under the technical program policy and guidance provided by the Coast Guard Headquarters Health, Safety, and Work Life (HSWL) program manager. The CDC at Base Kodiak is considered a large Coast Guard CDC program with over 100 children enrolled and 28 staff members in support of the program.   


In this position, management is complicated by the need to comply with all applicable Federal, State, accreditation agency, and Local regulations including the number of children enrolled; interaction with local union representation and Master Labor Agreement and the use of multiple funding sources with differing regulatory requirements. The responsibility and critical nature of maintaining the health and safety of children and responding to emergencies adds to the complexity of the position. The success of the CDC requires ongoing interpretation of program developments, children’s and parents’ needs, a wide range of decisions regarding program planning, and considerable innovation in developing or refining methods and techniques to be used in providing continually improving child development services. This must be accomplished within financial and physical constraint.   


Performs other duties as assigned.  





1. Bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education or a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in above.   

2. experience in managing an entire cycle of operation of an early childhood program, including budgeting; facility management; supply management; program development; implementation; selection, training, and supervision of personnel; and curriculum oversight.   

3. Current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation is required.   

4. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile is required.   



- Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer as the Standard method of payment for payroll and travel purposes.  

- Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in accordance with 5 U.S. Code 3378. Selectee will be required to provide a written statement regarding his registration status, unless he is exempted by this statute.  

- Must satisfactorily complete a Federal Background check  


US Citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the US, must have lived in the US for three of the last five years, and meet residency requirements set forth below:  


1.Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);  

2.Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or  

3.Have been a dependent of a United States Federal or military employee serving overseas.  


Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.  




You MUST submit a resume or any other written format in English of your choice which clearly identifies: (1) The announcement number, title and pay band of the job you are applying for, and, (2) Information such as full name; mailing address; country of citizenship (U.S. Citizenship required); highest Federal grade or NAF pay band held with job series, title, and dates held (if applicable); a statement requiring proof of veterans’ preference by means of DD 214; education; and relevant work experience including start/end dates, supervisor’s name and phone number, salary and title, series and grade if experience was with a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of the Federal government. You must also include a copy of your most recent performance appraisal if you are a current Federal or NAF employee. Applications may not be sent in franked Government envelopes; applications filed in this fashion will not receive consideration. If information is not complete, you may be excluded from consideration. The first application and/or resume submitted for a specific requisition will be considered the only submission. Any duplicate submissions to the same requisition will not be considered. The application date will be used in determining these factors.  



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CDC Director Temp FT #3307  

Kodiak, AK MWR   



Equal Employment Opportunity: All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit factor such as race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or marital status.   



Authority: The U.S. Coast Guard rates applicants under the authority of Title 5 of U.S. Code, Sections 301, 1104, 1302, 2103, 3301, 3304, Executive Order 9397, and Departmental Regulations.  

Principal Purpose: To collect information needed to determine how well an applicant’s education and work experience qualify them for the job they are applying for.  

Routine Use: This information provided will be shared with the hiring manager and interview panel members. It may also be shared in response to a request for discovery or for appearance of a witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in a pending judicial or administrative proceeding.  

Disclosure: Voluntary, however failure to disclose requested information may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for a position in which the information is needed.  

Paperwork Reduction Act Statement: An agency may not conduct or sponsor an information collection and a person is not required to respond to this information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number and an expiration date. The control number for this collection is OMB 1625-new, expiration 10/31/2021. The estimated average time to complete this application is 40 minutes. If you have any comments regarding the burden estimate you can write to U.S. Coast Guard, Community Services Command, 510 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320.  

Kodiak, AK

8 month(s) ago