Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

City of Suffolk
Published
06/30/2021
Location
Suffolk, VA, Virginia
Category
Job Type
Job Code
01939
Salary
$39,368
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

Six (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. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, CPR certification and the ability to acquire Certification in Therapeutic Recreation within six months of employment.

Employee Benefits

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