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Recreational Activity Leader II
Agency: Rehabilitation Services
Office: ARS/ACTI
Section: Recreation
Date Posted: 02/09/2018
Posting Expires: 02/23/2018
Summary
The Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing, and leading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Leads 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 and the achievement of project goals. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedules of activities. Sets up recreational equipment for needed activities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/or restricted residents. Recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors volunteers for activities. Teaches physical education classes to residents, and 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; 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. Provides direction to subordinates and processes employee time sheets, leave forms, and overtime, as required. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional 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 evaluate, modify, and recommend activities to meet client treatment objectives. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a patient activities program in a health care setting, social, or recreational program.
Preferred Qualifications
The Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing, and leading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedules of activities. Sets up recreational equipment for needed activities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/or restricted residents. Monitors and documents resident's behavior and progress during recreational activities. Inventories and checks recreational equipment to ensure proper working order; 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.
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
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. The application must be received before 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation (6%) in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.
Job Details
Position No.: 22081735
Class Code: M076C
Grade: GS02
Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Hot Springs
Job County/Region: Garland
Contact Information
Contact name: Doris Hurd-Lemons
Phone: 501-624-4411 ext. 6515
Email: doris.hurd-lemons@arkansas.gov
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