Adapted Sports Coordinator

Recruitment #21-CI7345-01

Nature of Work

The Adapted Sports Coordinator performs skilled recreation work in directing adapted sports related activities for special populations.  Examples of special populations include adults and/or children with hearing and visual impairments, mental and physical disabilities, and individuals with Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, autism, and spinal cord injuries.  Work of this class involves the responsibility for planning and directing tournaments, supervising and carrying out leisure activities and programs such as adapted sports and all outdoor adventure recreation.  The coordinator recruits new participants; plans and implements tournaments; oversees, plans and implements the adapted individual and team sports programs; organizes activities for after school programs, outdoor programs and activities; supervises adapted sports and equestrian staff; oversees the annual adapted sports budget; conducts fundraising activities; and contributes to the department objectives by accepting additional assignments and performing other duties.  Employees in this classification report to the Assistant Therapeutic Recreation Center Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in therapeutic recreation and one year of experience working with adapted sports programs.

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

Special Requirements

Should possess a valid Alabama driver’s license in order to operate transportation for participants. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) must be obtained within six (6) months of employment in order to operate transportation requiring position of a CDL. The incumbent will also be expected to obtain first aid and CPR certifications after hire.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Leisure Services Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, a selection procedure will be administered to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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