Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Recreation Supervisor (2296T1)

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$26.85-$40.65 Hourly / $1,879.28-$2,845.79 BiWeekly /
$49,049.21-$74,275.12 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

At a large correctional facility organizes and directs the recreation program for all inmates.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the supervision of the State School Principal or other administrative official.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plans, organizes and directs indoor activities of the recreational program such as gymnasium work, individual sports, inclement weather activities; plans, organizes and directs outdoor activities such as basketball, volleyball, baseball and football; plans organizes and directs various social game programs, hobbies, amateur hours and the like; adapts and creates programs to meet specific needs; supervises the care and maintenance of necessary equipment and orders necesssary equipment; plans schedules to obtain maximum participation; instructs employees and volunteers in recreational activities; keeps records of individual participation; attends conferences and makes reports; does related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Thorough knowledge of principles of physical education and recreational therapy; thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of organizing and directing a sports program; knowledge of objectives, practices and policies relating to correctional institutions; skill in the techniques involved in the major sports; ability to supervise and teach others; ability to enforce discipline and gain confidence and respect; ability to keep records make records.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Graduation from college (graduation shall be considered successful completion of a four-year college course it its equivalent) with major course work in physical education, recreation or recreational therapy and two (2) years of employment in an organized recreation program or not less than six (6) years of employment in an organized recreation program including the specialized experience or an equivalent combination, in number of years, of the above type of employment and college training totalling at least six (6) years including the specialized experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of an appropriate certificate issued by the State Department of Education.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

In addition to good general health candidates must have and retain sufficient strength, stamina, agility and visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform all the duties of the class.

APPOINTMENT

  1. Applicants must have reached their 18th birthday.
  2. May be required to possess and retain during employment in the class, a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(09)-Education

BARGAINING UNIT

(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

T1 BA

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the specification in the class of Correctional Recreation Supervisor in Salary Group VR 99 approved effective January 11, 1980. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/11/2011

CLASS: 2296T1; EST: 7/16/1965; REV: 2/11/2011;