Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality and tourism jobs in the Military involve helping service members and their families organize travel, leisure and other benefits.

There are 3 military careers in this industry

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Military Community and Recreation Specialists

Community and recreation specialists provide support services to military personnel.  These services include offerings such as community housing, food service, physical fitness facilities, 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.

  • Average Salary:$45,414
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Food Service Managers

Food service managers purchase, plan, store, prepare, and serve meals. They direct the personnel who prepare and serve food and manage the facilities where food is prepared and stored.  Their managerial responsibilities include budgeting for food and equipment purchases; developing food service phases of operational plans; employment and discharge of employees paid from mess funds; and, ensuring that mess property is clean and properly safeguarded.

  • Average Salary:$82,149
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Food Service Specialists

Food service specialists function in every aspect of food preparation, including administration, procurement, storage, and distribution. They plan menus, purchase supplies, cook food, operate food service equipment, and provide customer service.

  • Average Salary:$57,467
  • Most Common Education: High school