Department of the Navy - Oceanside, CA4.3

30+ days agoFull-time
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at Child Youth Programs aboard Camp Pendleton. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Training and Curriculum Supervisor.

The incumbent’s responsibility, first and foremost, is to lead by example, to shape and sustain a working environment most conducive to the successful performance of those entrusted to his/her leadership and direction; creating a positive atmosphere and culture within the Marine & Family Services Division and its constituent branches that reflects the pride, professionalism, sense of accomplishment, fulfillment, collaborative engagement, well-being, and wholehearted customer focus of its employees is the incumbent’s essential purpose and focus of main effort.

Supervises all Training & Curriculum Specialists in Children, Youth & Teen Programs ensuring training of all staff meets the professional requirements of their positions and to carry out a developmentally appropriate curriculum for children participating in the programs. Conducts training of staff as appropriate. Ensures training is in accordance with established polices and procedures to meet the training needs of individual staff members. Oversees Training & Curriculum Specialists in the development and implementation of training for activities which helps them render safe and developmentally appropriate care for children. Ensures training is completed for all aspects of child abuse recognition and reporting so as to ensure staff recognize child abuse and neglect and are able to follow reporting procedures for the well-being of the child. Ensures training of standardized program developed with DoN and Teaching Strategies, Inc. Oversees all curriculums in the children’s classrooms ensuring the Creative Curriculum program is closely adhered to. Assists Training & Curriculum Specialists in preparing requests for materials to enhance learning of the children as well as adult learners. Assists staff in developing observations of each child to be used in lesson planning. Ensures Training & Curriculum Specialists are accurately informing the supervisor of the progress and status of each employee’s training program so as to adequately provide accurate and reflective performance evaluations. Keeps staff informed on policies, regulations, and program operating procedures from local instructions. Provides input concerning the development of operational policies and procedures based on directives. Maintains training records and prepares reports. Monitors the performance of staff in their daily assignments to ensure established policies are adhered to. Coordinates any and all activities to assist personnel preparing for the Child Development Associate credential (CDA) evaluation. Conducts annual evaluations of subordinate Training & Curriculum Specialists. Completes all appropriate personnel actions for subordinate Training & Curriculum Specialists.

Oversees the coordination of training with other Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) personnel and base personnel as needed to meet training requirements for staff. May be required to research outside sources and obtain information, materials and costs to meet instructional needs. May participate in special projects such as pilot programs, process improvement teams, focus groups, and working groups. Supervises employees to include: assigning and distributing work, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave, recommending and completing personnel actions, disciplinary actions, completing performance reviews, signing timesheets, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and prevention of sexual harassment. Must be alert to alcohol abuse, and take appropriate action.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Ensures implementation of an activity safety program in accordance with the Base Safety Program. Advise employees of available safety regulations, instructions, materials, and equipment. Promptly reports workplace accidents/injury to the Human Resources Office. Ensures that safety training is provided to employees. Complies with OSHA standards and takes action to correct unsafe or unhealthy working conditions. Ensures employees understand safety infractions that can result in disciplinary actions, and follows through with appropriate action. Ensures minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return to Work” program initiatives, and following up on employee well being. Performs other related duties as assigned. This position is subject to random drug testing

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

Who May Apply
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Job family (Series)
1701 General Education And Training


Conditions of Employment
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Four years experience in an Early Childhood/Young Child learning environment developing training curriculum, one year having been at a supervisory level. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Child Development, or closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. Must have demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of development principles, theories, concepts, and standards as they relate to child development, school age care programs and youth recreation services for children. Must be able to instruct adult learners using appropriate techniques. Must be able to independently plan and conduct training sessions within prescribed course framework. Skill to operate a personal computer, and associated peripheral equipment and software. Team facilitation and business management experience are pluses. Must be a certified CPR/First Aid instructor preferably with American Red Cross or able and willing to obtain certification within six months of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Pass health screenings annually to show good physical and mental health, freedom from communicable disease, up-to-date immunizations, test for Tuberculosis, and any other tests deemed necessary and appropriate by local medical authorities per MCO 1710.30E. Successfully complete: Installation record checks (IRC), State criminal history repository checks (SCHR), initiation and completion of a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), and a Defense Clearance Investigations Index (DCII) for re-verification for employees who provide child care services. Ability to satisfactorily complete all required training and demonstrate competencies according to established timeframes to retain employment status. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Inquiries and State Criminal History Repository Check (CNACI) background checks which are required for positions that involve working with children under 18 years of age

Additional information
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:
  • Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
  • If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity 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, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
"Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test."


How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

  • Stability of Federal Civilian Service
  • People with passion for doing work that matters
  • Quality of Work Life Balance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefit Packages
  • Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.