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Date: Jan 16, 2022

Location: LAND O LAKES, FL, US, 34639

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Requisition No: 512764 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR - 50601156

Position Number: 50601156 

Salary:  $13.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 03/30/2022 



Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

Land O’ Lakes, Pasco County

Hourly Rate: $13.00

Paid Bi-weekly

Excellent benefits; vacation; sick leave; paid holidays; personal day; and retirement package.

***Other vacant Therapy Aide positions, including OPS Temporary positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***



  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must possess customer service skills and interpersonal skills
  • Must be willing to work holidays and weekends
  • Must be able communicate effectively in English: Reading, writing, speaking and understanding
  • Must Successfully complete a Level II criminal background screening to include, but not limited to finger printing and drug test


  • High school diploma or GED  
  • Experience with therapeutic recreation programs/activities programs
  • Experience working in a long-term care facility
  • Experience working with large and small groups

Note: you will be required to provide your Social Security number in order to conduct the Level II background screening.



Leads therapeutic recreation programs as designed and scheduled by Activity Director.

Provides recreation, as assigned, in the mornings, afternoons,  evenings, and on weekends in the areas of (but not limited to) exercise, art, music, sports, social, cognitive, sensory and entertainment.

Provides individual activities to room-bound residents as assigned.

Sorts and delivers residents’ mail in a timely manner.

Assist Activity Coordinator with certain programs by co-leading or co-designing programs. 

Invite and assist residents to and from activity groups.

Complete 1:1 log sheets and attendance records accurately and in a timely manner. 

Assists in preparing monthly calendar and newsletter as needed.

Provide care for facility animals as part of pet therapy program as assigned.

Participate in all activity training and follow directives in regards to program goals. 

Provide input to Activity Director to assist in the development of programming.

Perform other related duties as assigned to include bending, sitting, standing for extended periods of time in the performance of activity related tasks, i.e.  Decorating, cleaning up, transporting wheelchairs, clerical work, etc. 

This is an OPS (Temporary) position.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa