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Forest Home

  • 40000 Valley of the Falls Drive, Forest Falls, CA
  • Foresthome.org
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Recreation Manager



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salary range

$18 - $28 / hour

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Job Overview

This is a full-time position eligible for benefits


To provide management, instruction and maintenance for the Forest Home Recreation department under the direction of the Director of Recreation


  • Participates as an active member of the recreation leadership team, upholding the Mission, Vision and core values of Forest Home.
  • Assists in managing all recreation elements including high and low ropes/challenge course elements, aquatics, lifeguards, mountain bike excursions and other various recreation activities.
  • Assists in hiring and management of all recreation employees including: Supervising, training, scheduling, evaluating, payroll and spiritual development.
  • Maintains industry standards, techniques and safety procedures for the operation and maintenance of high adventure elements as set by ACCT, ASTM, ACA, and OHSA.
  • Manages and maintains all aquatics facilities, equipment and programing in accordance with department policy, ACA, OSHA, and county regulations.
  • Evaluates safety policies, potential hazards, close-calls/accidents, and develops action plans to address problem areas.
  • Works with recreation leadership team to advance the department as a leader in the industry in innovation, facility management, programing, safety, training, employee management and care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma(bachelors degree preferred)
  • 4+ years experience in either high adventure recreation or aquatics required
  • 2+ years management experiencerequired
  • Certified Lifeguard, lifeguard instructor and pool operator, or willing to obtain
  • ACCT Challenge Course Manager Certification, or willing to obtain
  • Construction, landscaping, pool maintenance experience highly preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Uphold and support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Forest Home
  • Assume responsibility for initiating a pleasant atmosphere by displaying a professional attitude through performance, appearance, and demeanor
  • Ability to hear from God and pray for people, both in person and on the phone
  • Actively supports and participates in the staff spiritual life activities
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of tasks
  • Signed statement of faith
  • Be a self-starter
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Diligent awareness of safety
  • Provide excellent leadership to the recreation team members
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills in order to train and manage staff well
  • Strong ability to work well in a variety of team environments
  • Ability to perform high quality work and accomplish assigned projects

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for hiring and management of all recreation employees including: Supervising, training, scheduling, evaluating, payroll and spiritual development.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit on both easy and rough terrain. Occasionally requires strenuous physical work including lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects weighing 60 pounds or less. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person.

  • Ability to operate, maintain and construct recreation elements
  • Ability to spend 8+ hours performing physical tasks
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Strong swimmer
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 60 pounds or less

Reasonable efforts are made to accommodate disabilities. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times.

FOREST HOME EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the Forest Home Employee Handbook.

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