Recreation Technician

Top Recreation Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Recreation Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Recreation Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.8% of Recreation Technician resumes contained Recreation Sites as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Recreation Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Recreation Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Recreation Sites

high Demand
Here's how Recreation Sites is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in reviewing potential recreation sites and determining extent of development of recreation area following NEPA regulations.
  • Maintained developed recreation sites within the National Forrest.
  • Perform maintenance of recreation sites and facilities (campsites, toilets, fences, tree removal, etc.)
  • Maintained developed recreation sites via routine maintenance, bathroom cleaning, and site inspections.
  • Maintained recreation sites, performed condition & safety inspections.
  • Count money from recreation sites as a collections officer.

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2. Recreational Activities

high Demand
Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Plan, implement, and facilitate recreational activities for children with severe/multiple disabilities.
  • Planned and supervised therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Explained principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants before recreational activities and demonstrated use of materials and equipment.
  • Assist staff with planning and facilitate recreational activities and fitness exercises, including preparing meals for recreational outings.
  • Organize and set up the equipment that is used in recreational activities.
  • Transport of students to/from recreational activities and home for the weekends.
  • Assist children in recreational activities 1:1 and in group settings.
  • Provide and assist clients with recreational activities daily, transport.

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3. Recreational Facilities

high Demand
Here's how Recreational Facilities is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.

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4. Campground Facilities

high Demand

5. Recreation Areas

high Demand
Here's how Recreation Areas is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Maintained recreation areas and trails* Provided the public with information
  • Work holidays and patrol recreation areas, Dispatching for crews.
  • Work in recreation areas, conducting trail maintenance.

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6. Fee Collection

high Demand

7. Special Events

high Demand
Here's how Special Events is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Prepare facilities for different sporting/special events.
  • Help with planning special events for persons who are mentally disabled, Heights Recreation Center Richardson, TX Volunteer.
  • Provide assistance in the set- up of Intramural sporting and special events.
  • Managed volunteers for swim meets, special events and swim lesson program.
  • Planned special events with outside groups and individuals.
  • Planned and promoted special events.

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8. BLM

high Demand
Here's how BLM is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Traveled throughout most of interior Alaska on known BLM trails to write environmental assessments on sustainability and degradation probabilities.
  • Participated in the planning process to convert Red Point campground to a fee site: followed BLM guidelines for delineating campsites.
  • Provide material and labor support to the day to day operations, maintenance, and construction of a BLM recreation area.
  • Managed the first BLM Special Use Permit (SUP) Fee Demo Program after contributing to its development.
  • Conduct visitor patrols, including monitoring of special and /or specific BLM designated areas or sites.
  • Collected data on trails and roads within the BLM boundaries.
  • Supervised BLM Youth Employment crews in building and repairing fence Worked alongside heavy machinery in the installation of cattle guards and culverts

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9. GPS

high Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Mapped and build using GPS a variety of trail systems for Mt.
  • Uploaded GPS information onto a mapping database via mapping programs.
  • Used Trimble GPS units to survey and assist in signing recreation trails

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10. ATV

high Demand
Here's how ATV is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Check ATV and dirt bike registration tags and issue any necessary permits as well as informational maps.
  • Mapped two-track ATV roads as a team using GPS and all terrain vehicles.
  • Led crews to achieve goals of closing and reclaiming illegal ATV trails.
  • Performed trail and road inventories via ATVs to gather GPS/GIS data for use in USFS and BLM Travel Management Plans.

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11. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Create lesson plans, creative activities, provide a safe and caring environment, provide great customer service.

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12. Visitor USE

high Demand
Here's how Visitor USE is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Reviewed, evaluated, and maintained statistics related to visitor use/traffic counters.
  • Designed brochures, and informative materials, for visitor use and safety.
  • Tracked visitor uses, determined impacts and made adjustments.

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13. OHV

high Demand
Here's how OHV is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Conducted OHV use field survey; input collected data into regional agency maps.
  • Certified for OHV, Agricultural Tractors, Chain Saw (B rated Faller), and other landscaping equipment
  • Supervised hand crews that maintained OHV trails at the Chappie Shasta OHV Area.
  • Used Trimble GPS unit to map trails and roads in the Chappie Shasta OHV Area.

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14. Campground Information

high Demand
Here's how Campground Information is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Dispersed campground information to 40 campsites and enforced campground compliance and regulations to 3 large campgrounds.

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15. Law Enforcement

average Demand
Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Level II Law Enforcement Officer for 120,000 acres within the Chippewa National Forest.
  • Assisted law enforcement; observation and reporting of conditions and violations.
  • Work in a support role for fire suppression, law enforcement undercover and code enforcement during peak recreational times.
  • Coordinate with Law Enforcement and Senior Managers, enforcement and management of local and federal laws.
  • Level 2 Law enforcement officer.

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16. MWR

average Demand
Here's how MWR is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Served as leading Technician in the development and supervision of sports league schedules and special events for the MWR department.
  • Served the final six months in the base MWR program, supporting its athletic and fitness programs and facilities.
  • Assisted all clients in MWR facilities; Ensured preparedness, maintenance, and cleanliness of all facilities.
  • Promoted to technician position to recruit, train and supervise 25+ MWR reps and technicians.
  • Requisitioned all MWR equipment, food, services, and supplies.
  • Routed all work orders for maintenance of MWR equipment.
  • Provided weekly updates to the Regional MWR Manager.
  • Assisted all clients in MWR facilities (e.g.
  • Mentored and motivated all MWR Department employees with an continuous emphasis on a "customer first" attitude.

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17. Fitness Assessments

average Demand

18. GIS

average Demand
Here's how GIS is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Performed supervisory inventory and operational duties that involved planning, coordinating and evaluating logistical actions in support of the city operations.
  • Collected information, reviewed data for accuracy and documents findings; prepared maps and used GIS to prepare reports and presentations.
  • Ensured program registration/enrollment forms were completed and fees collected, uniforms ordered and distributed, and end of season ceremonies organized.
  • Worked as a team member to plan and implement logistics for the Fort Craig special event.
  • Use Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Assist with student membership recreation, register guest for recreational facility use.
  • Register and enroll individuals in programs and activities.
  • Used GIS to develop a winter sign plan.
  • Monitored archeological sites for vandalism, and reported violations to law enforcement and archaeologist.
  • Checked campers permits to verify payment/registration

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19. Hand Tools

average Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Developed skills maintaining small engines and maintaining hand tools used for vegetation management along trails and roads.
  • Operate light equipment, safety equipment, and hand tools.

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20. Front Desk

average Demand

21. Recreation Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Recreation Equipment is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Helped with minor repairs and with maintenance of parks and recreation equipment.

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22. Chainsaw

average Demand
Here's how Chainsaw is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Operated and preformed chainsaw maintenance.
  • Operated machinery, chainsaws, small gas engines, power tools.
  • Experienced and familiar with chainsaw work.

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23. CPR

average Demand

24. Collection Officer

average Demand

25. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in data collection for recreation management systems.

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26. Usfs

average Demand
Here's how Usfs is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Recognized for coordination of one of the first "Wounded Warrior"/USFS Partnership events in NH.

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27. Private Lands

average Demand

28. Oversaw

average Demand

29. General Maintenance

average Demand
Here's how General Maintenance is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Performed general maintenance of park facilities as well as maintenance of parks trail system.

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30. Wilderness Areas

low Demand
Here's how Wilderness Areas is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Patrolled and maintained remote recreation and wilderness areas.
  • Plan, formulate and implement both short term and long term objectives for recreation activities in parks and wilderness areas.
  • Worked in Laurel fork north and south wilderness areas clearing trails and monitoring use.
  • Monitored & recorded visitor use of campgrounds, trails, trailheads, wilderness areas & other recreational sites and facilities.

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31. Creek

low Demand

32. Special USE

low Demand
Here's how Special USE is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Conducted compliance from permittees on multiple special use events.

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33. Ensure Safety

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Monitor activities to ensure safety and health policies and procedure are adhered to.
  • Performed daily inspections of both facilities to ensure safety standards were maintained.

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34. Fire Rings

low Demand
Here's how Fire Rings is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Helped install beaches and fire rings In charge of collecting money from the campgrounds.

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35. General Public

low Demand
Here's how General Public is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Administered non-commercial group permits to the general public.
  • Interacted with general public and collected finances.

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36. Fire Prevention

low Demand
Here's how Fire Prevention is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Used Osborne Fire Finder to accurately locate & determine size of fire, also worked in fire prevention.
  • Trained in fire prevention including training on a pumper truck.
  • Inform and educate the public about fire prevention.

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37. Federal Job

low Demand

38. Proper USE

low Demand
Here's how Proper USE is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Instruct customers in the proper use of equipment and programs within area of responsibility.
  • Assisted in preparing proper use permits for recreation area.

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39. Phone Calls

low Demand

40. Maintenance Tasks

low Demand
Here's how Maintenance Tasks is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Communicated project and maintenance tasks to lead technican.

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41. Water Samples

low Demand
Here's how Water Samples is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Enforced Federal hiking trail regulations, and collected water samples from wells on the Walker District to ensure public safety.
  • Collect water samples from multiple campgrounds and trailheads for water.

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42. Group Therapy Sessions

low Demand

43. ADL

low Demand
Here's how ADL is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Assisted patients with brain injuries with their ADL and be a job coach when they volunteered in the community.
  • Surveyed and mapped large roadless tracts for wilderness values, and compliance with FLPMA and the Wilderness Act.
  • Facilitated ADL's and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.

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44. Email

low Demand
Here's how Email is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Work with permit system for the Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentEmails & phone calls assisting the publicAssist the Rec Planner with monument work

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45. Community Outreach

low Demand

46. Data Entry

low Demand

47. Lesson Plans

low Demand

48. Program Participants

low Demand
Here's how Program Participants is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Supervised program participants and volunteers.
  • Coordinate and supervise social events, special activities and field trips for the program participants.

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49. Incident Reports

low Demand
Here's how Incident Reports is used in Recreation Technician jobs:
  • Prepared and filed all incident reports.

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50. Recreation Department

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Recreation Technician

Recreation Sites17.7%
Recreational Activities9.9%
Recreational Facilities8.6%
Campground Facilities7.2%
Recreation Areas6.5%
Fee Collection5.8%
Special Events4.7%
BLM4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Recreation Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Recreation Sites
Recreation Sites
12.8%
12.8%
2
2
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
7.2%
7.2%
3
3
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Campground Facilities
Campground Facilities
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
Recreation Areas
Recreation Areas
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Fee Collection
Fee Collection
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Special Events
Special Events
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
BLM
BLM
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
GPS
GPS
3%
3%
10
10
ATV
ATV
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Visitor USE
Visitor USE
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
OHV
OHV
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Campground Information
Campground Information
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
MWR
MWR
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Fitness Assessments
Fitness Assessments
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
GIS
GIS
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Front Desk
Front Desk
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Recreation Equipment
Recreation Equipment
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Chainsaw
Chainsaw
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
CPR
CPR
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Collection Officer
Collection Officer
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Usfs
Usfs
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Private Lands
Private Lands
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Oversaw
Oversaw
1%
1%
29
29
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
1%
1%
30
30
Wilderness Areas
Wilderness Areas
1%
1%
31
31
Creek
Creek
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Special USE
Special USE
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Fire Rings
Fire Rings
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
General Public
General Public
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Federal Job
Federal Job
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Proper USE
Proper USE
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Maintenance Tasks
Maintenance Tasks
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Water Samples
Water Samples
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
ADL
ADL
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Email
Email
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Community Outreach
Community Outreach
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Program Participants
Program Participants
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Recreation Department
Recreation Department
0.7%
0.7%

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