Recreation Specialist

GEO Group Inc. Moore Haven, FL
Job Description

Facility: MOORE HAVEN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Compensation Base:

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.

* 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.

* Must possess a valid driver's license.