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Recreation Assistant

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Location: Anson, TX
Job ID: 52914
Facility: Bluebonnet Detention Center

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PAY:  $20.62/hour

SCHEDULE:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday (Off Sundays and Mondays)

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? At the Bluebonnet Detention Center in Anson, Texas we provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping detainees gain valuable skills necessary for success upon release. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

MTC is currently seeking candidates interested in the Recreation Assistant position. This position is responsible for coordinating and providing structured, well-rounded recreation programming in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and customer directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Control use of equipment and supplies; make minor repairs and recommend purchases.
  2. Coordinate the instruction of detainees and supervise recreation activities.
  3. Monitor detainees' access to recreation rooms.
  4. Maintain accountability of detainees and property; adhere to safety practices.
  5. Assist with the preparation of a variety of well-planned recreation activities including individual and team sports, special interest programs and others.
  6. Assist with the development and distribution of weekly, monthly and annual recreational plans and activities schedules.
  7. Requires long periods of walking, standing and physical activity.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • One (1) year experience in a detention environment required. One (1) year full-time, wage-earning experience as fitness/personal trainer may be considered.
  • US Citizenship required. 
  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Must successfully complete required preservice training.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.


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