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Therapeutic Recreation Aide - Parks & Recreation

Company: Columbus Consolidated Government
Location: Columbus
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Major Duties and Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions Provides general assistance within the Therapeutic Centers. Assists in providing on-site supervision to program participants. Assists in preparing recreational facilities for therapeutic use including ensuring the appropriate equipment and supplies are available for classes and events. Receives and deals with requests, complaints or concerns from the public; provides conflict-resolution within area of responsibility. Attends regular staff meetings to review progress, accomplishments, budgets, strategies, and plans for the section. Maintains communications with the various user groups to assure effective use of facilities and programs. Prepares reports, memos and correspondence concerning area of responsibility. Assists in securing, opening and closing Therapeutic Centers. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes; and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Performs other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and practices of therapeutic recreational programming. Knowledge of record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques. Knowledge of policies and procedures of therapeutics and recreational games. Skill in problem solving and decision-making. Skill in oral and written communication. Minimum Educational and Training Requirements: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess a valid driver's license. Physical Requirements: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.


Keywords: Columbus Consolidated Government, Columbus , Therapeutic Recreation Aide - Parks & Recreation, Other , Columbus, Georgia

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