Montgomery City County Personnel

General Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator (#CI7348)


Pay Grade

A06

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this classification exists is to serve as division head for the general therapeutic recreation department at the Montgomery Therapeutic Recreation Center.  The Center makes recreation accessible to those who otherwise might not be able to participate. The incumbent works with assigned employees to employ leisure activities to help patients with disabilities or illnesses. Through the development of general recreation programs and activities, the incumbent works with staff to maintain the physical and emotional well-being of participants. The incumbents work is assigned and evaluated by the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation or a related field and one year of experience planning and implementing recreation programs for individuals with disabilities.  

Special Requirements

Special requirements may be obtained during probation and must be maintained for continued employment. This position requires the operation of city vehicles (bus or van) while conducting city business.  In order to drive, individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicle safely and must possess a valid Alabama Driver’s License and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) B (Passenger Endorsement). Incumbent is required to maintain CPR and first aid certifications. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Must be able to work flexible schedules, depending on program needs including working nights and weekends and shifting assignment as program needs change. Must be able to use vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies such as inappropriate behavior from participants, minor accidents from participation in activities, mechanical or technical malfunctions with equipment and must respond physically to these emergencies quickly and appropriately.

NOTE:   Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

 

 


CLASS: CI7348; EST: ; REV: 10/30/2019;