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Snack Bar Operator Recreation Advisor

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Location: Morganfield, KY
Job ID: 48979
Facility: Job Corps

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Up to $1000 sign-on bonus!!
$16.20 minimum starting wage!

At the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy in Morganfield, Kentucky we provide at-risk students with the tools they need to be successful at no cost to them or their families.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive wages
  • Affordable health, dental and prescription drug insurance
  • Paid vacation, paid sick time.
  • 11 paid holidays
  • A chance to make a difference every day! 

Essential Duties:

  • Reports to the recreation manager or designated supervisor.
  • Assist with the effective operations of the student union snack bar.
  • Responsible for monitoring and directing students engaged in center-sponsored recreational activities on- and off-center in compliance with government and management directives.
  • Assist the manager, recreation in planning, implementing and coordinating a comprehensive and diversified program which will attract voluntary participation.
  • Organize and supervise student participation in a variety of recreation activities.
  • Conduct and coordinate recreation activities.
  • Chaperone students to center recreation functions.
  • Assist with monitoring of the student store.
  • Operate and maintain DVD/video projection system and related equipment.
  • Conduct activities for career preparation students that enhance student retention.
  • Conduct activities with other departments on center to offer a variety of activities that meet the needs of all students.
  • Conduct and monitor the center's "ROPES" program.
  • Conduct PE classes.
  • Assist in the evaluation of DVD/video offerings through student input and personal evaluation and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Provide food for purchase by the student body.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of facility; to include maintaining a high score from department of health.
  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.
  • Ensure that each guest receives outstanding guest services by providing a guest friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging every guest, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of guest services.
  • Ensure appropriate merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations, and ensure supplies are adequately stocked.
  • Participate in Career Development Services System (COSS) by creating positive peer leadership and role modeling techniques through activities on and off center.
  • Have a basic understanding of the MYPACE program and its role in a student's transition plan.
  • Provide support as needed with an individual student's MYPACE plan follow through and activities.
  • Assist with MYPACE activities/lessons as needed and appropriate.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.
  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.
  • It is expected the incumbent will work overtime when directed to do so.
  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps' Zero Tolerance Policy.
  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.
  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.


  • This specific posting is for a person to work in the snack bar in the student union.
  • Hours may include nights/weekends
  • Associate of Arts degree preferred or one year recreation experience or verified voluntary experience. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required.
  • Commercial driver's license preferred.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.


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