Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Health & Wellness, Recreation, Recreation Programming
4 Year Degree
The Recreation Manager will direct, manage, supervise and coordinate assigned activities, and evaluate recreation programs at one or more recreation centers as well as to inspect and supervise work inside the recreation facility and around the park property. This individual performs professional work in the administration and operation of the recreation facility and programs to include communicating and networking with other departments, outside agencies and the public.
Education Required: Graduation from an accredited 4 year college or university; Preferred: Master's degree from an accredited college or university
Area of Study (Major): Recreation Management, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field
Certification(s) Required:Professional membership with LRPA and NRPA; First Aid, CPR & AED certification within 6 months of hire?
License(s) Required: Valid LA driver's license
Years Relevant Work Experience: 2 years experience in field of recreation
Internal Number: RM2020
BREC is the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish with a system that has more than 180 parks including a unique mix of facilities, which mirror the history and rich natural resources in south Louisiana. This includes a state-of-the-art observatory, swamp nature center located in the urban core, equestrian park, Zoo, performing arts theatre, arboretum, botanical garden, a water park with the only surfing simulator in the state, golf courses throughout the parish and an expansive 30,000-foot concrete extreme sports park. Throughout its history, BREC has taken seriously its responsibility to improve the health, safety, environment and quality of life for all citizens. Since 2004, BREC has constructed community parks, dog parks, a family-sized Aquatics Center, a growing trails system, fishing ponds, larger playgrounds and procured two mobile recreation units to serve play deserts in the area.