Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

City of Suffolk
Published
09/08/2021
Location
441 W. Washington St, Suffolk, VA 23434, Suffolk, Virginia
Category
Job Type
Job Code
01939
Salary
$40,353
Required Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field
Attention
LeWanda James

Description

Under general supervision, performs administrative work in the development and implementation of Therapeutic Recreation Programming to meet the needs of individuals with physical, mental, emotional, and developmental disabilities. Employee must exercise independent judgment, confidentiality, and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the general public. Reports to the Youth Outreach Coordinator.

Required Experience

Bachelor of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field, 6 months of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. A valid driver's license and CPR certification is required. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment.

Employee Benefits

https://www.suffolkva.us/DocumentCenter/View/1780/-Employee-Benefits-Summary?bidId=

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