The City of Chandler Community Services Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Recreation Coordinator II – Therapeutic Recreation. This is a regular full-time, exempt position with benefits.
First Application Review: Monday, August 15, 2022
City of Chandler Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.
Who we are Community Services The Community Services Department enhances the quality of life in Chandler through a vast provision of diverse and affordable educational and recreational experiences. We create community through people, parks, and programs. From connecting people to lifelong learning through community libraries to providing at least one Neighborhood Park per square mile of residential development to making play accessible for all ages. Our employees drive every decision, every innovation, and every aspect of our department culture to make Chandler a premiere community.
Recreation The Recreation Division champions everyday experiences that encourage the community to discover, imagine and grow. The cornerstone of every neighborhood, our innovative events, programs, and services strengthen community vitality and foster healthy, enriched lifestyles. Our employees play today for a better tomorrow.
Who we are looking for Chandler Therapeutic Recreation is growing! Our new team member will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, collaboration, and inclusion. We are looking for someone with experience planning, conducting, coordinating, and supervising Therapeutic Recreation and inclusion activities and staff. The ideal candidate will have a passion for serving the community and creating lifelong experiences for individuals with disabilities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field; and
Three (3) years’ of experience in therapeutic recreation services, or directly related field, including at one year of previous supervisory experience; and
First Aid and CPR/AED certifications; and
Valid Arizona Driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist from a nationally recognized organization.
* Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) required prior to the end of the six-month probationary period and keep certification in good standing through employment.
This is a full-time position and is subject to a six (6) month probationary period. A register of qualified candidates will be active for four (4) months should another position become available.
The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants, 18 years of age and older, selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees.
Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the city are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity. The examination process may vary if determined necessary.
The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.
Welcome to Chandler Arizona, the Community of Innovation. Our vision is to make Chandler a world-class city by delivering outstanding public services, creating a unique community and ensuring an exceptional quality of life. It’s who we are! It’s what we do!