Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination when offered for this position.
Minimum qualifications for taking the open-competitive examination: must have:
Either 1. an associate’s degree in physical education, recreation, recreational therapy, or a closely related recreational field* AND two years of experience directing or assisting in the direction of a scheduled, organized recreational program;
Or 2. a bachelor’s degree in physical education, recreation, recreational therapy, or a closely related recreational field;*
Or 3. a bachelor’s degree AND two years of experience as described in #1.
Qualifying closely related recreational field degrees for this exam are: athletic training, exercise science, kinesiology (athletic training), kinesiology (physical education), kinesiology (sports management), movement and science, recreation and leisure studies, recreation education, recreation management, sports management, or therapeutic recreation.
Plan and coordinate organized discretionary time activities for Incarcerated Individuals within the facility. This would include developing and directing a comprehensive recreational program of athletic and non-athletic activities; assessing the interests of the Incarcerated Individuals; developing procedures for an monitoring all activities to ensure compliance with established directives; soliciting Incarcerated Individuals and community involvement; providing instruction in an officiating at activities; preparing written reports; maintain records, programs and equipment; responsibility for issuance and repair of equipment and supplies; conducting tryouts and selecting teams and officials; and coordinating tournaments and other events.
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