Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor for Special Populations

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Location
Greenbelt, Maryland
Posted
Sep 19, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time

Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor for Special Populations - Salary $55,764.80 with excellent benefits.  City of Greenbelt, MD

Develops, coordinates and manages a city-wide therapeutic recreation program which includes educational, social and cultural activities for special population residents.  The individuals served are elderly, mentally, emotionally and physically challenged.  Develops, plans, schedules and implements various types of programs (e.g., trips, speakers, etc.) for senior citizen population.  Assesses needs of individual recreation program participants with disabilities; determines accommodations to be made and arranges for/trains staff to make such accommodations.  Supervises Senior Nutrition Program and staff.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college in Recreation with a therapeutic option, or a related field; and, four to five years of progressively responsible experience; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Licenses and Certifications:  National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification Specialist (must obtain within one year of employment).  Food Manager’s License.  The City provides a generous fringe benefit package including medical, dental, life and retirement plans.  To view the job class specification, summary of benefits and to apply, log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov.  A City of Greenbelt application is required.