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RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY SUPERVISOR

Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Req ID:  11967
Location: 

Brickeys, AR, US, 72320

Category:  DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $32,405.00

Position Number: 22085613 
County: Lee 
Posting End Date: 10/25/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,405.00 

Location: East AR Regional Unit - Brickeys 

 
The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

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.


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