RECREATION SPECIALIST in Bakersfield, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:  Responsible for the implementation and operation of a viable recreation program for all detainees. Oversees the recreation facilities and equipment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans and organizes recreation activities.
  • Coaches all athletic teams.
  • Organizes and conducts all competitions and tournaments.
  • Explains and demonstrates to detainees the proper technique and use of all recreational equipment, including the enforcement of safety rules and regulations.
  • Inspects recreation area for cleanliness and safety.
  • Conducts weekly safety training sessions with recreation orderlies and clerks.
  • Checks all detainees in and out of the gym.
  • Maintains recreation department records.
  • Orders, maintains, and schedules the repair of all recreation department equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma required. Additional education in Physical Education, recreational therapy or related field highly desirable.
  • Prior experience working with a prisoner population or in a physical education program is highly desirable.