$17.50-$28.35 Hourly / $36,400.00-$58,968.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917
Promotes successful inclusion of individuals with disabilities into community-based events, facilities and programs including leisure classes, aquatics, camps and after-school programs. Types of support may include communication support, behavior support, personal care support, mobility support, medication/medical support, etc.
This classification is a front-line supervisor who will supervise at least one permanent employee. This position will plan and direct work of others, hires, trains, prepares performance appraisals, and approve
This classification will oversee the classifications of Recreation Assistant, Senior Recreation Worker, and volunteers.
Conducts individualized assessments based on the client’s physical, cognitive, and social abilities/limitations for successful participation in a community recreation setting.
Determines what accommodations are needed including additional training for staff, creating behavioral plans, recommendations for adaptive equipment.
Implement the therapeutic recreation program based on the individual assessment and providing on-going support to the individual in achieving established goals. Determine most appropriate placement is in specialized therapeutic program or recreation inclusion program.
Determine if adaptations are needed for individuals' success in therapeutic recreation program. Examples include establishing a behavior plan, providing adaptive equipment.
Collaborate with other agencies, schools, professionals' network, and with disability community groups.
Provide guidance, expertise and mentorship to department staff for acceptance and accommodation for including individuals with disabilities.
Conducts interviews, hires, trains, directly supervises and evaluates recreation inclusion aides who work with individuals with disabilities in community recreation programs. Develops work standards and guidelines for job performance.
Ensure Department Compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 2
Occupational Group Description: General Administration
EEO Job Category Code: B
EEO Job Category Description: Professionals
Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor
Bargaining Unit: CWA
This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.