Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, April 1, 2013.
This posting is for the Therapeutic Program.
Performs recreation work in general or specialized program areas at specified program locations or on a County-wide basis; does related work as required.
Knowledge and hands on experience with individuals with disabilities as well as skills in adapting activities and /or inclusive settings preferred. Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of therapeutic recreation; knowledge of general recreation leadership methods; knowledge of techniques and/or tools used in general or specialized therapeutic recreation program areas; working knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions necessary for recreation work; ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the activities; ability to deal effectively with groups and to maintain discipline and/ or control; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare reports.
Graduation from high school and one (1) year of related work experience (for basketball camp, one season of basketball camp experience/for sports officials, 20 hours of certified sports officiating experience, meet the minimum-experience requirement); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Tentative Program dates are June 24 - August 16, 2013, including the July 4th Celebration at Meadow Farm.
Orientation is mandatory and is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 17, 2013.
For each part-time recruitment request, employment opportunities for this position may be available throughout the Division in multiple activity areas and/or locations.
A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.
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