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Recreation Therapist

Recruitment #130104-X36A-02

Introduction

This position is located at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Manitou.

Special requirements: Must be able to pass background check and drug screening. A probation/trial period may be required. Position requires shift work (Monday-Friday after 5 and weekends; schedule to be determined by Superintendent). Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this
position. Prefer applicants that are willing to become certified lifeguard within six months of appointment.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

State of Oklahoma employees: Permanent and classified employee currently with another agency or those having reinstatement rights; Submit all of the following application materials: An OJA cover memo - (101B - OHRM) or a cover letter containing the OJA’s Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your current classification and job code, and a completed Personal Data Summary Sheet (OPM-4B). These forms and announcement numbers can be found at the OJA’s Job Announcements website. http://www.oja.state.ok.us/jobs.htm

Send or Fax OHRM 101B and OPM-4B forms to:

Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 99
Manitou, OK 73555
Fax: (580) 397-2107

Mailed or faxed forms must be received by 5:00PM on the date of closing. If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact HR at (580) 397-3511.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, organizing, directing and conducting client therapy programs and instruct or supervise clients in recreational activities as part of a therapeutic psychiatric or medical treatment program.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Recreation Therapist job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:    
This is the basic level where incumbents perform beginning level professional work to build their skills in planning and conducting recreational therapy programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in recreational therapy, outdoor recreation, physical education or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Selection Plan

Scores Based on:   100% Written Test

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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