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RECREATION SPECIALIST at GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Hobbs, New Mexico





Job Description:

Facility: Lea County 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.



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.