Hooks Job Corps Hiring for Recreation Specialist

MINACT, INC., Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking to recruit, hire and promote qualified applicants for the following position: Recreation Specialist. Interested applicants should apply no later than February 10, 2017 in the Human Resources Office. Further information regarding qualifications, job description, salary, etc. is available in the Human Resources Office.  Be advised your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline.

This vacancy announcement is being advertised internally and externally concurrently to all MINACT, INC. facilities as well as the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Career Centers. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews.   No qualified applicant will be discriminated against due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, or a handicapping condition.  MINACT, INC. reserves the right to limit the interview pool based on review of requirements and number of applications submitted. Internal employees apply online and forward letter of interest and current updated resume to the HR Specialist at the email listed below.

Position Posting Date:  February 3, 2017

Position Closing Date:  February 10, 2017

Department: Recreation
Reports To: Supervisor of Recreation
Classification: Non-Exempt
Dates of Posting: 2/3/2017-2/10/2017
SOC Code: 39-9032
Salary: Contact Human Resources
Status: Full Time

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:                                  

 Develops and schedules with student input, recreational and avocation activities to fill the leisure time hours of both residential and non-residential students in accordance with PRH Chapter 3; 3.18 Recreation and Leisure Time Activities. Supervises students involved in recreational activities both on and off center. Schedules, organizes and participates with students in intramural sports competition between all dormitories.


A Bachelor Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Health Education or a related field with one year of experience working in a recreational program which provides services to at-risk youth preferred. Or an associate of Arts Degree OR a High School Diploma or GED with one year of related experience working with youth.


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; Effective organization skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills

 LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:  State Commercial Driver’s License required. Safe driving record required.


Sun 2 pm -10:30 pm, Mon 3-10:30 pm, Tue off, Wed off, Thu 3pm -10:30 pm, Fri 3 pm -1 am, 3 pm – 1 am

Interested internal applicants apply online, forward a letter of interest with current updated resume and appropriate credentials to:

Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center

ATTN: Human Resources

1555 McAlister Drive Memphis, TN 38116

Visit our website at http://www.minactjobs.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/Veterans/ Disability

MINACT is a Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans

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