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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/11/18

Applications Due07/26/18

Vacancy ID55122

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleYouth Recreation Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Tompkins

Street Address MacCormick Secure Center

300 South Road

City Brooktondale

StateNY

Zip Code14817

Minimum Qualifications Reachable for appointment from the Civil Service eligible list

OR

One year permanent competitive service as a Youth Recreation Specialist 1 or eligible for a 70.1 transfer

Provisional Qualifications:
Either A.
a bachelor's degree and one year of full-time experience working in a physical education or sports oriented recreation program primarily for youth between the ages of 10 and 21;
Or B. a bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Leisure Studies, Outdoor Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Management, Outdoor/Environmental Education and Camping, Leisure Recreation Program Delivery, Management of Leisure Studies, Outdoor Recreation, or in a closely related field;
Or C. a master's degree in one of the above-listed degree areas or in a closely related field.

Duties Description
As a Youth Recreation Specialist 1, you would be responsible for planning, supervising, and coordinating the youth recreation activities in an Office of Children and Family Services residential facility. Up to 20% of your time would be spent in dealing with physical education activities required by NYS Education Department regulations. If assigned to a smaller residential facility, you would serve as the head recreation professional. Under the guidance of facility management, you would also be responsible for the development and direction of the recreation program.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Please specify in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the minimum qualifications (as described above) when responding to this posting. For example, you should provide specific date ranges for qualifying experience, qualifying education or certifications, or the age range of individuals served. Non-specific submissions may be disqualified from further consideration if the information you provide does not meet the minimum qualifications.

Qualified Veterans may be eligible for an on-the-job stipend from the Veteran’s Administration, as the training program for this position is an approved program for GI Bill On-The-Job Training Benefits.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-487 MEP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselear

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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