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RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY LEADER II

The Recreational Activity Leader II is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing, and leading recreation staff and residents engaged in recreational activities. This position is

Class Code:

M076C

Job Grade:

GS02

Special Job Requirements:

None

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.

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 Qualifications:

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. 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.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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