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Department of Human Resources

Activity Specialists 

VALLEY VIEW CENTER FOR NURSING CARE & REHABILITATION
AT THE DEPARTMENT OF RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE

Applications are now being accepted to fill full time and part time vacancies to the position of Activity Specialist at the Valley View Center for Nursing Care & Rehabilitation at the Orange County Department of Residential Health Care Facility. Employees may be assigned to work weekends or holidays.

These positions are allocated to the competitive class. The nature of the appointment is provisional pending outcome of a Civil Service Examination. Open Competitive Examination will be announced at a later date.

The work involves responsibility for evaluating, planning, implementing, monitoring and documenting a program of therapeutic and leisure time recreation activities designed to meet individual needs and motivate, both mentally and physically, each resident in the assigned area.

Work is carried out in accordance with Federal and New York State Health Code guidelines and local facility policies and procedures. Work is performed under the direct supervision of an Activities Supervisor, with leeway for independent judgment in the development of therapeutic activity plans and the day-to-day implementation of these plans. Does related work as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EITHER:
(A) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of paid experience planning and conducting therapeutic, recreational or leisure time activities; OR

(B) Four (4) years of experience as defined by (A) above.

NOTE: Must possess and maintain a valid Class E driver’s license.

CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION IS A REQUIREMENT FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENTEXAMINATION NOTICE TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE

STARTING SALARY: New Employees: $19.7184 per hour
Full time = 37 ½ hour workweek; Part-time = 19 hour workweek
County Employees - As per CSEA contract for Grade 06 – RHCS Differential Schedule


The successful candidate will be subject to a background investigation, including a Criminal History Record Check.

SEND APPLICATIONS TO:
Orange County Department of Residential Health Care Facility
ATTN: Staff Resources
2 Glenmere Cove Road
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 291-4497

Employment applications can be downloaded from Orange County’s website. Please visit www.orangecountygov.com and follow the link to the Department of Human Resources page.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
www.orangecountygov.com