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Military Community and Recreation Specialists

Military Career

General Information


Community and recreation specialists provide support services to military personnel. These services include offerings such as community housing, food service, physical fitness facilities, barbery, laundry services, libraries, youth and outdoor recreation activities, arts and crafts, ceremonies, and unit-level sports. Community and recreation specialists are also available to help personnel and their families during wartime and other crises.

Work Environment

Community and recreation specialists typically work indoors when planning and organizing events or maintaining facilities, or outdoors when conducting recreational activities.

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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required

Military Workforce

Community and Recreation Specialists in the Military


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Salary Information

Median Military Salary This is the median, or the midpoint, of the salary range for this career.


Military Salary Range Salary varies based on years of service, degree level, special pays, family status and location. Learn more about Military benefits.

$22,441 - $276,140

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Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Community and recreation specialists in the Military will gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Training topics relate to administering community programs, and may include: Contracting (for services and supplies)Facility/program operationsCash handling Retail and leisure operationsEvent planning

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