1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Recreation Officer
      Recreation Adviser

Plans, organises and coordinates recreation facilities and programs.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • studies and analyses recreation needs and resources
  • develops and implements recreation management policies on behalf of government and community service organisations
  • encourages and assists in the implementation of recreation projects and programs through existing organisations such as schools, church bodies and youth organisations
  • interprets recreation policies and programs and answers inquiries
  • provides technical and professional advice to urban planners and others concerned with the provision of recreation facilities
  • advises on requirements for, and procurement of, new equipment and materials, and on the design of new facilities
  • prepares or assists with the preparation of budgets
  • may recruit, train and supervise recreation or play leaders

Activities Officer

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