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YOUTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Date:  Jul 30, 2022
Req ID:  20515
Location: 

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72199

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $26,033.90

Position Number: 22089105 
County: Faulkner 
Posting End Date: 07/20/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90       
Entry for this position is $30,000.00 with an increase at six (6) months and at one (1) year. 

DYS       Division of Youth Services, Camp Robinson - Civilian Student Training Program

 

                                                                                All applicants must meet Minimum Qualifications (see below) in order to be considered for a position

 

 

 

HIRING OFFICIAL: Derek Stanley

 

 

 

Job Summary, Duties & Responsibilities

 

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.

 

 

Special Requirements 

 

Must be able to work shifts that may include days, nights, weekends, holidays and during inclement weather events in order to provide coverage for a 24-hour facility.

This position will be working with adjudicated youth; employees may be subject to verbal abuse from students.

Must possess and must maintain a valid Arkansas Driver's License and meet the eligibility requirements covered by the state insurance policy.

Must wear a uniform and maintain military-style grooming and appearance.

Ability to participate in physical fitness activities is required.

 



The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: M070C

Grade: GS03

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

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

Summary

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.

Functions

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.

Dimensions

None

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.

Licenses

None

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.


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