Air Force Materiel Command Child Development Program Technician, GS-1702-05 in Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio45433

Job Overview

Job Overview

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is one of the largest, most diverse and complex installations in the Air Force, encompassing approximately 11,000 civilian positions. Whether your career is in maintenance, cutting-edge research & development, or somewhere in between, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may have the job for you.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements. You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)

Current Federal Employees (DoD Transfer - Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Former Federal Employees (Reinstatement)

Military Spouses - Appointment of Certain Military Spouse (EO 13473)

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Schedule A – Individual with Disabilities - click here for additional information

Former Overseas Employees

ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program)


Federal Employees (Non-DoD Transfer - OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)

VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunity Act)

Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to provide appropriate specialized developmental care and instruction for children in a Child Development Program.



  • Provides developmentally appropriate care and education for children.

  • Responsible to ensure that care provided is in compliance with Local and Air Force Child Development guidelines as well as NAEYC standards.

  • Responsible for daily planning in assigned area.

  • Responsible for parent involvement and safety of children in assigned area.

  • Responsible for room arrangement and supplies for assigned area and for age-appropriate staff-child interactions and expectations of behavior.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. citizenship required
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • May be required to complete a pre-employment physical

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-04) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include experience in a child development or school age program developing activity plans to stimulate and sustain the interest of children in age appropriate groups AND ensuring compliance with child development policies, regulations, procedures and processes.

To view qualifying education requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) Restrictions for GS Positions: TIG is applicable to all federal employees who have held a GS position in the last 52 weeks. Candidates may be advanced without time restriction to positions up to GS-05 if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade the employee held within the preceding 52 weeks.

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.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.



Your latest resume will be used to determine qualifications.

  • May occasionally be required to supervise the facility in the absence of the administrator.

  • May occasionally be required to substitute for absent desk clerk.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.

  • Must possess maturity and good judgment and like working with young children and their families.

  • The position is a child care/youth services position subject to background checks lAW PL 101-647.

  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete the required training which includes but is not limited to child abuse prevention, recognition and reporting procedures, customer service, appropriate guidance, food handling, infant child first aid and CPR, and various child development training modules.

  • The work schedule is highly flexible and resolves around the attendance of the children (maintaining ratios)

  • Required to attend training sessions and special openings conducted on the weekends and evening hours

  • Mobility augmentee duties: Must be available to support Mobility Readiness Center (RC) operations in an exercise or contingency situation.

  • Irregular shift/overtime may be required.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Fact Sheet on Leave Program

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $33,566.00 to $43,641.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1702-05/05

Promotion Potential: 05

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All Federal Status Candidates listed under "Who May Apply" and ICTAP eligible

Control Number: 472392500

Job Announcement Number: AFMC-1975807-986160-9X-JBG