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Correctional Recreational Leader

Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2022
Requisition ID:  415558
Location: 

Greencastle, IN, US, 46135

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC):
We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 

 

Salary:
The salary for this position traditionally starts at $42,900.00 per year ($22.00 per hour) but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

 

About the Job:

In this role as a Correctional Recreation Leader, you will be responsible for leading recreation programs for offenders at a correctional facility.  As with all employees of the Department of Correction, your first responsibility will be to ensure the safety and security of the facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Plan, organize, and conduct recreational activities for offenders including sports, crafts, or other related activities.
  • Work closely with education, theraputic, custody, and volunteers to ensure that recreation programs run in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Act as a dispute resolver for all recreational acitivities.
  • Teach offenders new recreational acitivities as needed.
  • Design recreational programs that include components of leisure awareness, self awareness, decision-making, and social interaction.
  • Ensure that the safety and security of the facility is maintained during recreational activities.  

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Plan, organize, and conduct recreational activities for offenders including sports, crafts, or other related activities.
  • Work closely with education, theraputic, custody, and volunteers to ensure that recreation programs run in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Act as a dispute resolver for all recreational acitivities.
  • Teach offenders new recreational acitivities as needed.
  • Design recreational programs that include components of leisure awareness, self awareness, decision-making, and social interaction.
  • Ensure that the safety and security of the facility is maintained during recreational activities.  

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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