Recreational Activity Supervisor ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock - Posted by Carole Blanks
Please apply before 29 Jun 2017
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY SUPERVISOR
Agency:Department of Veterans Affairs
Office:Arkansas State Veterans Home
Section:Activities
Date Posted:03/10/2017
Posting Expires:03/17/2017
Summary
The Recreational Activity Supervisor is responsible for directing the recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Leads and provides guidance to subordinate staff by establishing work plans, timeframes, and/or deadlines, staff assignments, and resolving difficult or complex problems to ensure accurate and effective application of policies, rules, or precedents. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedules of activities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/or restricted residents, sets up recreational equipment for needed activities, and recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors volunteers for activities. Teaches physical education classes to residents, and trains, coaches, and organizes Special Olympic Games. Monitors and documents resident's behavior and progress during recreational activities. Inventories and checks recreational equipment to ensure proper working order, and 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. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of principles, practices, and operations of recreational activity programs. Knowledge of activity therapy and behavior modification. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to participate and direct recreational activities. Ability to plan, organize, and monitor the effectiveness of recreational activity programs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, physical education, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
2 years experience in LTC activities
Exposure to small house concept. 
Certification
Must be able to drive a state vehicle. (Current license and insurance)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation. 

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.



ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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