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Recreational Activity Supervisor
Agency: Department of Correction
Date Posted: 03/02/2018
Posting Expires: 03/20/2018
The Recreational Activity Supervisor is responsible for directing the recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Leads and provides guidance to subordinate staff by establishing work plans, timeframes, and/or deadlines, staff assignments, and resolving difficult or complex problems to ensure accurate and effective application of policies, rules, or precedents. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedules of activities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/or restricted residents, sets up recreational equipment for needed activities, and recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors volunteers for activities. Teaches physical education classes to residents, and trains, coaches, and organizes Special Olympic Games. Monitors and documents residentís behavior and progress during recreational activities. Inventories and checks recreational equipment to ensure proper working order, and maintains recreation rooms by spot cleaning and securing equipment. Drives various vehicles to transport residents to and from recreational activities, including ballgames, restaurants, picnics, and other outings. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional to frequent in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of principles, practices and operations of recreational activity programs. Knowledge of activity therapy and behavior modification. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to participate and direct recreational activities. Ability to plan, organize and monitor the effectiveness of recreational activity programs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in recreational program activity organization and administration or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license. 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.
Agency Specific Information
The starting salary for this position is $32,405.00. All salary offers are subject to approval by the Office of Personnel Management subject to authority provided by the state pay plan.
College degree and/or transcripts and DD214/NGB-22 must be attached to your application for additional qualification processes. If you are not able to scan and attach to your application you can fax it to 870-850-8550 but please make sure you list the position number on the document you are faxing.
Applicants must submit a completed State of Arkansas application. The Work History section of the application must be completed or it will not be considered. Please list ALL prior jobs on the state application. Resumes may accompany, but will not replace the state application. NOTE: We do not accept faxed or printed applications.
Other job related education and experience may be substituted for all or part of the minimum requirements upon review.
The Arkansas Department of Correction is a drug free workplace.
Job Details
Position No.: 2215-4830
Class Code: M065C
Grade: GS05
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Cummins Unit - Grady, AR
Job County/Region: Lincoln
Contact Information
Contact name: Tabitha Whaley
Phone: 870-850-8665
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