Site Leader-Therapeutic Recreation - Part-Time/Seasonal

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jun 28, 2019
Seasonal Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $11.78 - $11.99 Hourly

Job Description

THE JOB

The City of Henderson is seeking part-time Site Leaders for Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services. There are four different types of Site Leader positions for Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services, which the City may hire for throughout the year:
  • Office position that handles registration, phone calls, and administrative duties at approximately 29 hours per week.
  • Office position that handles purchasing expenditures and transportation for programs and events at approximately 18.75 hours per week.
  • Inclusion position that observes and provides modifications for individuals with disabilities in Kids Zone, Safekey, and classes, with some at approximately 29 hours per week and some at approximately 18.75 hours per week.
  • Positions that oversee staff and the operation of the afternoon programs for individuals with disabilities, at approximately 29 hours per week.
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Therapeutic Recreation is an excellent way to gain new experiences and to build expertise for individuals working towards careers in teaching, special education, physical therapy, psychology or other therapeutic occupations. The shift is usually 1:30-5:30pm and the schedule follows the Clark County School District's 9-month calendar. In the summer months, the staff will serve as extra staff in Kids Zone groups that have kids with disabilities. Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion services also offers evening and weekend events.

This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time/seasonal Site Lead vacancies on an as needed basis. The City will refer to the pool of part-time applications on file, as needed, to fill vacancies. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position will remain in the pool for 12 months. Positions can be assigned to City Hall Annex, Henderson Multigenerational Center, Valley View Recreation Center and Whitney Ranch Recreation Center. Work locations and assignments are subject to change based on program needs.



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of application or promotion.
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of experience working in programs with disabled and/or special needs clients.
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Nevada or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483, and the ability to drive a fifteen (15) passenger vehicle.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR certifications within six (6) months of hire.
  • Incumbents may be required to obtain specific technical certifications.
  • Desirable: Supervisory experience in a recreational program setting.
  • Desirable: Experience working in programs for individuals with disabilities and special needs.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS/ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Documents Required at the Time of Application:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

SELECTION PROCESS

NOTE: You will be contacted by e-mail if you are moving forward in the assessment process. Once you apply, almost all communication regarding the status of your application will be by email, so please add noreply @governmentjobs.com and info@governmentjobs.com to your address book to prevent any emails from going to your Spam/Junk folder.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.

The selection process will consist of an employment application package screening. The best qualified candidates may be invited to participate further in the assessment process. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
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