Recreation Specialist – Institutional (Recreation Specialist) Job in Yazoo City, Mississippi – Department of Justice



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Recreation Specialist – Institutional (Recreation Specialist) – Yazoo City, Mississippi
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 354563
Start Date: 10/30/2020
End Date: 11/16/2020

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
Education: GL-5: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree.
GL-7: 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study-general recreation, or one of the appropriate fields of recreation, such as outdoor recreation; recreation and parks leadership; wild land recreation management; natural resources recreation; youth recreation; public, urban, or community recreation; special populations recreation (e.g., senior citizens, institutional, etc.); or physical education.
Experience: GL-05: You must have at least three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to at least the GL-04. This experience is defined as that which provided a knowledge of the goals, principles, methods, and techniques of recreation, and an understanding of the interests of individuals or groups.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience as a group leader, counselor or similar work in public and private recreation programs for adults or children, or as a teacher’s aide in elementary school recreation.
Experience in recreation and leisure activities gained in summer camps, local playgrounds, YWCA and YMCA clubs, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, community centers, religious organizations, theme parks or tourist attractions.
Experience in assisting with recreation activities while on active military duty, assisting with resort recreational activities such as setting up areas for games, tournaments, or other organized group recreational activities. GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GL-05 grade level. Experience at this level demonstrates the ability to apply principles of one or more specialty areas of recreation.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience in developing team sports and activities or tournaments.
Experience that demonstrates skill in a wide range of participant interest, experience in developing and overseeing a recreation program’s daily operation and primarily organize and direct participants.
Experience in developing and implementing activities and arrange for community resources, experience in developing indoor and outdoor activities to meet the needs of an inmate population. OR
Combination of Education and Experience:
GL-5 and GL-7: You may have a combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

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