ERIC Number: ED120559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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Jobs in Recreation and Hospitality. Job Family Series.
Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
This booklet describes jobs in recreation and hospitality in the following chapter classifications: serving people in cities and communities; helping people enjoy natural resources; helping people enjoy cultural resources; and helping people enjoy trips and travel. For each occupation, duties are outlined and working conditions discussed. Techniques used to complete the job descriptions include brief case histories of individuals in various positions, anecdotes to demonstrate the kinds of interactions involved in some jobs, and descriptions of a typical day on other jobs. Suggestions for training are offered and opportunties are explored. A chapter on looking ahead to your future career examines possibilities for youth to explore recreation jobs through volunteer, summer, and part-time work. A fact chart is included showing jobs in the various areas with their educational requirements and salary ranges. Among the jobs described are: park superintendent, park aide and technician, camp counselor, life guard, marine mammal trainer, and travel agent. (KH)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Careers, Community Services, Educational Background, Employment Qualifications, Hotels, Human Services, Natural Resources, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Parks, Part Time Employment, Recreation, Social Services, Tourism, Travel
Science Research Associates, Incorporated, IBM, 259 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 (Order Number 5-1629, no price given)
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Authoring Institution: Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.