Arkansas Department of Workforce Services Recreational Activity Leader II (Hot Springs) in Little Rock, Arkansas

This job was posted by https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/ada/r/jobs/2307275 *This position is located at Arkansas Career Training Institute (ACTI) in the Recreation Department, 105 Reserve Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901.*Position SummaryThe Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing, andleading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position isgoverned by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.Education and Professional Work ExperienceThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience ina patient activities program in a health care setting, social, or recreational program.Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require reviewand approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATEDEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OFTHESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSUREREQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEWCOMMITTEE.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesLeads ACTI residents by establishing work plans, timeframes and/or deadlines, staffassignments, and resolving difficult or complex problems to ensure accurate andeffective application of policies, rules, or precedents and the achievement of projectgoals. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles andacquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedulesof activities. Sets up recreational equipment for needed activities. Develops and/ormodifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/orrestricted residents. Recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors volunteers for activities.Teaches physical education classes to residents, and coaches and organizes SpecialOlympic games. Monitors and documents resident's behavior and progress duringrecreational activities. Inventories and checks recreational equipment to ensure properworking 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 tosubordinates and processes employee time sheets, leave forms, and overtime, asrequired. Performs other duties as assigned.Job Duties and Responsibilities continuedThe Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling,organizing, and leading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreationalactivities. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reservingvehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, andposting schedules of activities. Sets up recreational equipment for neededactivities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permitparticipation by disabled and/or restricted residents. Monitors and documentsresident's behavior and progress during recreational activities. Inventories andchecks recreational equipment to ensure proper working order; maintainsrecreation rooms by spot cleaning and securing equipment. Drives variousvehicles to transport residents to and from recreational activities, includingballgames, restaurants, picnics, and other outings. Performs other duties asassigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.