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RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY SUPERVISOR

at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY SUPERVISOR

Date: Jan 21, 2022

Req ID: 15124

Location:

Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401

Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94

Position Number: 22100327

County: Craighead

Posting End Date: 1/31/2022

Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94

DDS

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: M065C

Grade: GS05

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $32,405.00 – $46,987.00

Summary

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/institution policy.

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 resident’s 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.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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 Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, physical education, or a related field. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro

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Job Posting: JC202693733

Posted On: Jan 23, 2022

Updated On: Feb 03, 2022