APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Athletic and Recreation Specialists plan, organize, and supervise athletic and recreational activities for inmates incarcerated in a correctional facility in order to allow inmates to make appropriate use of leisure time, develop/maintain physical fitness, and relieve emotional stresses.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located at Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center (FMWCC) located in North Las Vegas, NV. Incumbents provide a broad range of athletic and recreational programs for inmates including sports, weight-training, hobby/crafts, social groups, academic and self-help education, and/or other activities; recruit and schedule inmates; prepare rosters; provide instruction and explain rules; obtain and set up equipment; provide programs at various security levels including developing special programs for individual inmates; and observe established safety and security measures in order to maintain control and set limits appropriate to the facility and inmate population.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in physical education, recreation, or closely related field and two years of experience working with adults in physical education and/or recreational programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Probationary employees working for the Department of Corrections must successfully complete 40 hours of "pre-service" training provided by the department.
Education above the Associate's degree level may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Some positions require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.