Recreation Advisor (Job ID: 2021-1992)

Job Overview

Responsible for carrying out general student recreation activities including competitive and non-competitive sports, arts and crafts, and other activities, in compliance with government, corporate, and management directives.


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Assists the recreation supervisor in planning, implementing, and coordinating a comprehensive and diversified program by soliciting student input for activities that attract voluntary participation.
  • Recruits and motivates students to participate in the activities. Organize and supervise student participation in a variety of recreational activities on and off Center.
  • Conducts recreation and wellness classes.
  • Supervises and transports students on Center recreation functions.
  • Coordinates the new student recreation orientation program.
  • Supervises all recreation areas. Ensures a positive and safe atmosphere.
  • Implements Center’s creative arts and crafts programs and activities.
  • Promotes and participates in cultural activities.
  • Cleans, sanitizes, and organizes recreation facility and equipment.
  • Maintains accountability of students and property. Adheres to standard safety practices.
  • Cultivates and maintains a Center climate, which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect in order to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
  • Promotes student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition, and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Participates in mandatory Department of Transportation/Commercial Driver’s License drug and alcohol testing program and medical certification.
  • Perform all other duties as requested.

Accountable For:

  • Completing all mandated training requirements per government and management directives.
  • Timely and cost-effective performance of duties.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information to students, management and line staff, corporate and DOL personnel and public groups.
  • Ability to develop rapport and positive working relationships with all departments.
  • Timely completion and accuracy of all departmental work.
  • Dealing with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.
  • Adherence to established company safety policies and ability to work in a safe manner, using any required personal protective equipment (PPE) as may be required.
  • Compliance with company standard operating procedures and personnel policies and procedures.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year related experience working with youth.
  • Must obtain Water Safety training within 90-days of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to obtain commercial driver’s license (CDL), with passenger and air brake endorsements, within ninety (90) days of employment.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain mandatory DOT/CDL medical certification.
  • Successfully pass and participate in the mandatory DOT/CDL drug and alcohol testing program.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.


  • Associates degree in counseling, social work, rehabilitation, education, recreation, or related field.
  • Previous experience within a recreation program in a school or park system.

Palmer, AK

16 day(s) ago

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