Recreational Activity Leader II ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home--Fayetteville - Posted by Peggy McCoy
Please apply before 28 Jan 2019
Recreational Activity Leader II
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas State Veterans Home
Section: Activities
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Posting Expires: 01/28/2019
Summary
The Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing, and leading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Leads 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 and the achievement of project goals. Supervises, plans, and organizes recreational activities by reserving vehicles and acquiring tickets for events, determining amount of staff needed, and posting schedules of activities. Sets up recreational equipment for needed activities. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled and/or restricted residents. Recruits, trains, coordinates, and monitors volunteers for activities. Teaches physical education classes to residents, and 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; 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. Provides direction to subordinates and processes employee time sheets, leave forms, and overtime, as required. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional in-state travel is required.
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 evaluate, modify, and recommend activities to meet client treatment objectives. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a patient activities program in a health care setting, social, or recreational program.
Preferred Qualifications
Certified Recreational Activities person
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. 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.
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service 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.

Point of Contact:

Whitney Haynie
Human Resources
501 Woodlane Drive, Suite 230C
Little Rock, AR 72201
Point of Contact: Whitney Haynie
Phone: (501) 683-2446 Fax: (501)682-4833
Email: whitney.haynie@arkansas.gov
Job Details
Position No.: 22133695
Class Code: M076C
Grade: GS02
Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
Email: peggy.mccoy@arkansas.gov
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