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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/03/18

Applications Due12/17/18

Vacancy ID62038

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSenior Recreation Therapist - Nassau IRAs

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM with Sunday/Monday pass days.<br />Hours/pass days to be flexed depending on community events, camp &amp; needs of the unit.

Hours Per Week 40


From 11 AM

To 7:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Nassau

Street Address 45 Mall Drive, Suite #1

Various IRAs in Amityville, Bethpage, Plainview, Hicksville, Huntington, Farmingdale &amp; Massapequa Pa

City Commack


Zip Code11725

Minimum Qualifications • Currently serving as permanent Senior Recreation Therapist and eligible for transfer OR
• Reachable on the Civil Service List for Senior Recreation Therapist OR
• One year of permanent, competitive service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Duties Description • Function as a full member of the treatment team, relating well to professional, para-professional and direct care staff and their supervisors, as well as volunteers, families and individuals.
• Utilize a thorough, concise, accurate and professional manner both verbally and in writing to communicate.
• Assist in developing and carrying out program services.
• Possess an understanding of behavior management, treatment techniques and therapeutic use of recreation.
• Complete assignments in a timely manner.
• Ability to adjust work schedule to meet the program and organizational needs.
• Possess a valid New York State Driver’s License.
• Complete other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments • For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

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

Name Long Island OPWDD - Human Resources

Telephone 631-326-4482

Fax 631-493-1784

Email Address


Street 45 Mall Drive, Suite #1

City Commack

State NY

Zip Code 11725


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter and resume no later than Monday, December 17, 2018.

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