Tennis Camp Instructor
City of Eugene, OR - Eugene, OR

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The Tennis Instructor is responsible for planning and carrying out high quality, introductory or intermediate recreational tennis activities, including basic stroke mechanics and simple court strategies of tennis for participants in Summer Youth Programs.
This is a temporary – seasonal position during the summer program dates. Salary is hourly and based on an assigned schedule, some prep time is included in the weekly schedule. Schedule is subject to change or cancel based on registrations.
Employment Site : Echo Hollow Pool

Hours : Approximately 10 hours/week, Monday-Friday, during the following Camp Dates:
July 8 – 12
July 22 – 26
August 5 – 9
August 19 – 23
Salary: $8.95 - $15.45 / Hourly
*Additional steps above maximum range may be given for Instructor II and III positions based on experience and skills.
Application Deadline:
June 14, 2013 5:00 pm

Online applications only

Must Pass Criminal Background Check


Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

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Keeps accurate records, time sheets, attendance and course evaluations.

Teaches safety and implements solutions to potential and real hazards.

Performs necessary repair and maintenance on program equipment.

Cleans up and stores program equipment after classes.

Maintain and enhance skills in area of expertise.

Maintains order and safety of participants.

Coordinate and communicate with the camp swim instructor.

May train mentors, volunteers, or new instructors as assistants.

Develops and maintains excellent public relations.

Inspects all equipment and activity area for hazards before activity.

Reports all lost or damaged equipment to Echo Hollow Pool Supervisor.

Informs supervisor immediately following any accident and completes accident forms.

Adheres to scheduled work hours (flexible to last-minute cancellations).

Works cooperatively with staff and community members.

Supports and respects diversity in the workplace.

Follows procedures and policies as set by the City and Recreation Division.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of :
The principles of group dynamics and group interaction.

Training and experience in planning and carrying out tennis activity lessons.

High level of independence and responsibility.

Organizational skills

Emergency procedures and accident site management.

Ability to :
Teach and lead groups of various ages and ability levels.

Communicate well both, orally and in writing.

Work in cooperation with staff and the public.

Communicate with supervisors, coworkers, and participants on sensitive issues.

Identify and prevent hazards, implement solutions, maintain safe environments.

Work within the guidelines set by the City and the department.

Work with active youth and teenagers in a dynamic environment.

Lift 30 lbs. above shoulders.

Be available for the designated dates of the summer camp program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.

Must have some teaching experience.

Position may be hired at the Instructor 1, 2 or 3 level. To view a full list of duties, knowledge and skills required for this position you can link to the position's classification .

License or Certificate
Current first aid and CPR certificates or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.

Must pass criminal background check.

Supplemental Information:

Selection Process
Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment. Applicants selected to continue in the process will be notified within two-three weeks after the posting deadline.

DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED .
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The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.

The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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