Recreation Specialist

GEO Group Inc. South Bay , FL 33493

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Facility: South Bay Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: $14.00 Per Hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 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

  • Bachelors 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.

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