STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B13

Class No. 5142

RECREATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) recreational therapy work. Work involves planning and monitoring recreational therapy activities. May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, instructs, and monitors therapeutic and recreational activities for clients.

Observes clients’ progress, notes changes in clients’ behavior, and recommends changes of activities as appropriate.

Accompanies clients to and from occupational and recreational therapy activities.

Prepares activity and progress reports on recreational programs and activities.

Employs security and safety measures in planning and monitoring therapeutic and recreational activities.

Develops plans for specialized rehabilitation therapy activities.

May requisition athletic and other equipment.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in rehabilitation therapy or recreational activities work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in kinesiology, physical education, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of recreational rehabilitative methods and techniques, and of teaching and instruction methods for individuals and groups.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to plan and explain therapeutic and recreational activities, to maintain recreational and athletic equipment and facilities, to prepare reports, to communicate effectively, and to train others.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15