CYP Custodian

Announcement Number:
Child Care
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
9.32 - Hourly
Areas of Consideration:
Relocation Expenses:
Not Authorized
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Position:  CYP Custodian, NA-3566-02                        

Salary:  $9.32 per hour                                                                        

Employment Category:  Regular Full Time, 35-40 hours per week, with benefits.  May require working night, weekend and holiday hours.  Night differential and Sunday/holiday premium pay will be paid for hours worked.

Location:  Child & Youth Program (CYP) aboard Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Area of Consideration:   All Sources – Do not have to have current SUBASE access.  If selected for position, access will be granted upon a favorable background check.

Duties:  Provides a variety of semiskilled labor and cleaning tasks for the CYP facilities to include:  Child Development Centers (CDCs), School Age Care (SAC) programs, Youth Programs, Child Development Home (CDH) offices and lending library/ies.  All custodial and housekeeping services will be performed according to the established specifications.  Child and Youth routines will not be disturbed by custodial activities.  Some of the daily cleaning services will take place when programs are not in operation and children and youth are not present.  The CYP Custodian has responsibilities related to cleaning and to the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.  Performs other related duties as needed or assigned by supervisor.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of a variety of chemical and cleaning agents.

  • Skill to use a variety of household and industrial equipment and attachments.

  • Skill to operate, clean, and make adjustments to powered cleaning equipment.

  • Physical ability to move furniture, lift and move objects over 50 lbs, walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and possess strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:   Moderately heavy and physical effort is used occasionally in moving, setting up, and working from ladders.  Use of heavy powered cleaning equipment (e.g., wall washers, industrial-type buffers) is occasionally required.  Uses vacuum cleaners, dry mops, light weight powered scrubbers and buffers.  Work involves standing, bending, stooping, and reaching, frequently lifting and emptying wastebaskets, and occasionally lifting objects weighing over 50 pounds (e.g., scrap and trash cans, crates, parts).  Occasionally, may be required to deliver merchandise equipment and supplies to other CYP sites.

Condition of Employment:   Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children.  Employee is required to obtain pre-employment and maintain annual immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.

Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks, including a fingerprint check, a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI), and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check for childcare positions. Incumbents must also meet all requirements for military base access, and satisfactorily complete a Local Law Enforcement Agency Check (LEAC), as well as the following components of an Installation Record Check (IRC): a check of the Alcohol and Drug Management Information System (ADMITS), a check of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) records, and a check of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Consolidated Law Enforcement Operations Center (CLEOC).

Per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1402.05, Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs, incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction in either a civilian or military court (to include any general, special or summary court-martial conviction) or if they received non-judicial punishment (under Article 15 or chapter 47 of Title 10, U.S.C.) for any of the following: a sexual offense; any criminal offense involving a child victim; or a felony drug offense. Additionally, the incumbent will be automatically disqualified if he/she has been held to be negligent in a civil adjudication or administrative proceeding concerning the death or serious injury to a child or dependent person entrusted to the individual’s care.

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.