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RECREATION SPECIALIST in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lawton, OK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2022
  • Job ID:
    32959/34207/191319

Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Salary: $12.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

***$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!***

 

Do you enjoy helping people improve their health through physical activity? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding workplace where you can really make a difference and where you can achieve your career goals? We have a great opening for a Recreational Specialist, who will be responsible for implementing and overseeing a recreation program for all detainees. You will play an integral role in their well-being and reintegration into society. We would love to talk to you!

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Your main responsibilities

  • Plan and organize recreational activities.
  • Coach all athletic teams.
  • Organize and oversee all competitions and tournaments.
  • Show detainees the proper way to safely use recreational equipment.
  • Inspect recreation area for cleanliness and safety.
  • Provide weekly safety training to recreation orderlies and clerks.
  • Check all detainees in and out of the gym.
  • Maintain recreation department records.
  • Maintain and schedule the repair of recreation equipment.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Competencies Required

If you are a quality team player and truly love to see people succeed, then you are in the right place. This position requires only a high school diploma. However, a degree in Physical Education, Recreational Therapy, or any field related to that is highly desirable. Experience working with prisoner populations or in a physical education program is also an asset..

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma required. Additional education in Physical Education, recreational therapy, or related field highly desirable.
  • Prior experience working with an inmate population or in a physical education program is highly desirable.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

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