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Recreation Manager

Posted June 25, 2020

Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Palm Coast, FL

About This Job

Job Summary

The Recreation Manager manages the operations of a hotel or resort's recreation facilities which may include a health club and/or fitness center pool and associated locker rooms.

Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time. 



  • Preferred College Graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Recreation or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 years’ experience with providing activity programming or related skills.
  • Full understanding of any and all software utilized in the Recreation Department as well as being active in civic groups and Recreation Associations. 
  • Must be able to work in weather extremes varying from below 40 degrees to over 100 degrees lift at least 40 pounds and push or pull 300 pounds in a cart.


  • Develops and implements programs meant to promote healthy behavior or physical fitness.
  • Schedules and promotes group exercise classes or wellness clinics.
  • Inspects fitness equipment or facilities for functionality and conducts basic maintenance or schedules repairs as needed.
  • Hire train and provide direct leadership for the Recreation staff including (but not limited to) Lead Counselors Counselors Counselors in Training volunteers and interns
  • Planning and implementing annual seasonal monthly and daily activities and reacting to weather conditions to allow members and guests to enjoy activities regardless of conditions
  • Develop and promote all areas of the Recreation Program including music dance arts and crafts cultural arts nature study swimming social recreation and games.
  • Develop a working annual budget for Kids Crew and Recreation Events that achieves the budgeted goals through forecasting expense control maximizing revenues and effective P&L review
  • Follow up on and act upon member and guest feedback concerns and suggestions related to Kids Crew recreational events and activities
  • Ensure that the safety of our members guests and service professionals are maintained at all times working hand in hand with the Security department
  • Monitors staff performance in assigned department offering training and evaluation of performance standards on a routine basis
  • Assist the Director of Recreation and function as they would in their absence when directed
  • Assist and direct the development of the Recreation Staff including Lead Counselors Counselors Counselors in Training volunteers and interns
  • Initiates and maintains supply orders and inventory to ensure the department has the necessary items needed to perform its scheduled events and activities
  • Attend meetings as required and working with other departments to successfully implement activities for members and guests
  • Assist in the Resort’s and surrounding communities’ sustainability or “greening” efforts
  • This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all of the responsibilities skills duties requirements efforts or working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current responsibilities management reserves the right to revise the Job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies changes in personnel workload rush jobs or technological developments.)

About this Employer

Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa

200 Ocean Crest Drive
Palm Coast, FL 32137

(386) 246-5500

332 Room Resort

About Us

Nestled on a stretch of unspoiled beach along the Atlantic Coast in Palm Coast, Florida, Hammock Beach Resort is an extraordinary treasure. Families have been making special memories for years capturing them in pictures and videos. Whether it’s a first trip to our beautiful beaches or a relaxing spa weekend with the girls, take a look at what makes Hammock Beach Resort so special.


So much more than a hotel room — Hammock Beach Resort is designed for gatherings of friends and families, with villas and suites ranging from 700 to 2,350 square feet. Unlike standard hotels, our multi bedroom villas and suites allow you to experience resort living while still enjoying the comforts of home.

At Hammock Beach, it is our mission to ensure our guests experience a rich and carefree stay. We offer services that are truly unique to Hammock Beach.