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CITY RECREATION LEADER: Helping Kids Develop Sports Skills

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Marcus is a City Recreation Leader who helps kids develop sports skills. His career goal is to work in the sports medical field, and he's using this job to learn the different sports and how they affect the body. His advice: stay open to positive criticism.

Job Title: Recreation Leader
Employer: City of Torrance

Job Summary: Athletic Trainers

Job Description

Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses. They work with people of all ages and all skill levels, from young children to soldiers and professional athletes.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

In most states, athletic trainers must be licensed; requirements vary by state. Requirements in most states include graduating from an accredited athletic training program and passing the BOC exam or a separate state exam. In school settings, athletic trainers may take on some teaching responsibilities and may need a teaching certificate or license.

Certification Requirement
Required by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC).

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$25,000 - $65,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
25 to 35 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Flexible, Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Physically demanding, Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Outdoor, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, People skills, Problem solving skills

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