RECREATION SPECIALIST in San Diego, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019

Job Description

Facility: Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego

Compensation Base: $21.52 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

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.
  • May Coach 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.
  • Bilingual helpful, but not required.
  • Experience in facilitating/overseeing life skills programs such as anger management, substance abuse, parenting, etc. desired but not required.
  • Must be at least 21 yrs old.

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