Recreation Consultant

Recreation Consultant 

Main Topic: Places and Regions
Secondary Topic: Environment and Society 

Overview: A recreation consultant will wear many hats as part of their roles as advisor and planner, including land use management, wildlife conservation and environmental assessment skills. A job description for a recreation consultant at the beginning of his or her career entails: Develop deep knowledge of federal and local laws on environmental protection and provide stakeholders with advice on how to adhere to these lawsReview building and construction plans and provide input on their environmental impact and adherence to local environmental regulationsAssist in the planning of recreational facilities and amenitiesDevelop feasibility studies, site reports and other documentation ahead of development of a siteProvide counsel as to feasibility of leisure activities, as well as a potential business plan for revenue generating activitiesThe role of a recreational consultant requires many different skills. Part of this will be environmental, part of it will be business and part of it will be related to planning. 

Geographers at work: Physical Geographers, Human Geographers 

Recommended College Courses: Human Geography, Regional Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Physical Geography, Environmental Management 

Skills: Environment Management, Regional Geography, Physical/Human Geography, Economic Geography 

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Written by Christopher Hinojosa