Therapeutic Recreation Assistant I
Montgomery County Government - Silver Spring, MD

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FOR THERAPEUTIC RECREATION ACTIVITIES and PROGRAMS

DEFINITION OF CLASS :

This position works as a trainee or assistant to a higher level therapeutic recreation worker and performs a variety of routine tasks and/or an introductory level of instruction, leadership, or technical assistance in support of therapeutic recreation programs and activities such as camps, teen activities, or special events and programs. Duties may include assistance in leading a group in program areas such as arts and crafts, music, dance, and special events. The employee at this level assists with participant safety in therapeutic recreation activities and performs daily administrative duties under the direction of a higher-level therapeutic recreation worker. Applicant will be required to successfully pass a criminal background investigation.

The hourly rate for this SEASONAL/TEMPORARY position is $7.25.

Availability : Must be able to work the entire summer.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to special.accommodations@montgomerycountymd.gov . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Some work experience as a participant or instructor in one or more therapeutic recreation activities is preferred.

Education : Ability to read and write.

Equivalency : None.

MEDICAL PROTOCOL: Medical History Review

To qualify for a position, the applicant's resume must clearly demonstrate that the minimum qualifications have been met. Applicants can only apply for the vacancy once. Since updates to submitted applications are not allowed, it is extremely important that the applicant list all relevant qualifications, which includes employment and volunteer history, educational level, licenses, and certifications on their resume. In addition, applicants must provide two (2) professional and/or personal references.

For assistance with applying online via iRecruitment for SEASONAL/TEMPORARY positions with the Department of Recreation, applicants may contact Rosemarie Mantua at 240-777-6851.

For more detail regarding this position, applicants may call a member of our Therapeutic team at 240-777-6870.

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