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Date:  Sep 26, 2022
Req ID:  14838

NLR, Camp Robinson, AR, US, 72199

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $30,000.00

Position Number: 22089160 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: September 28, 2022
Anticipated Starting Salary: $30,000.00 

Youth Challenge Program 

The mission of the Department of Military is to provide a professional staff of Arkansas State Employees who help maintain and improve the readiness of Arkansas National Guard units through effective fiscal management of State Resources, Human Resource Management, and quality administration of Arkansas National Guard Programs. Civilians are welcome to apply, and will be trained on Drill and Ceremony.

Must have and maintain a valid drivers license and be able to meet the eligibility requirements covered by the state insurance policy. Work hours other than regular daytime schedule and weekends ARE required. Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted. After 6 months of of employment with performance that meets expectations, employee is eligible to move to midpoint salary of $31,892.00; after one year of employment in the position with performance that meets expectations, employee is eligible to move to the next step of $34,820.00.

This position is responsible for the following:
- Oversee students, maintains/compiles evaluation of behavior reports by noting resident actions, medical problems, and disciplinary/rules violations.
- Ensure a clean, safe and secure environment that is conducive to behavioral changes based on program rules and regulations.
- Execute drill and ceremony procedures in daily activities, to include all movements of assigned students.
- Perform individual counseling with assigned students in the area of performance, personal problems and behavioral problems.
- Conduct physical training with assigned students.
- Participate in physical training exercises
- Run/walk up to 10 miles
- Perform barracks inspections
- Perform uniform/equipment inspections
- Escort students to special events
- Write shift reports
- Drive state issued vehicles





Position Information

Class Code: M070C

Grade: GS03


Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00


The Youth Program Specialist is responsible for providing physical training and guidance to students in the program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Conducts drill and ceremony instruction, according to standards and procedures outlined in the United States Army FM 22-5. Performs individual and squad drill procedures, instructing students on the more complex movements and execution of commands. Executes drill and ceremony procedures in daily activities, to include all movements of assigned students. Conducts physical training with assigned students, according to United States Army FM 22-5 and Army FM 21-20 and performs physical training as an instructor and as a participant. Performs individual counseling in the area of performance, personal problems, and behavioral problems. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of United States Army FM 22-5 and FM 21-20 drill and ceremony standards and procedures. Knowledge of institution rules and regulations. Ability to oversee and direct students in the military youth program. Ability to observe students and write detailed reports regarding student behavior and progress. Ability to advise and counsel students.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized or related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock