City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Feb 04, 2020Full Time
About Our Job As Colorado's largest adult sports organization, Denver CityWide Sports offers a variety of youth and adult sports programs as a part of the progressive Parks & Recreation Department of the City & County of Denver. CityWide Sports utilizes a variety of sports fields and recreation centers throughout the metro Denver area to offer over 175 different coed, men's and women's leagues taking place weekday evenings and on weekends. Our Instructors are an important part of providing high quality service to both teams and individuals of a wide range of skill levels. Check out our sport league schedules at our website http://denvercitywidesports.org . The CityWide Sports Tennis programs are offered at the following parks: Berkeley Lake Park (4601 W 46th Ave) City Park (1700 N York St) Congress Park (850 N Josephine St) Lowry Sports Complex (8200 E Sports Blvd) Stapleton/Greenway Park (8180 E 26th Ave) Washington Park (701 S Franklin St) Henry Lindsley Park (4800 E. 12th Ave) Hiawatha Davis (3334 Holly St) Bible Park (2700 S. Monaco Parkway) Eisenhower (4300 E Dartmouth Ave) We are looking for the tennis enthusiasts who are passionate about grassroots tennis to join our team. Instruction is based on group tennis lessons focused on providing the highest quality of service for the residents of the City & County of Denver. Join our dedicated team of tennis professionals and enrich the lives of youth and adult citizens through safe and enjoyable tennis instruction! Tennis Assistants: Help facilitate tennis programs and activities at courts throughout Denver for spring, summer and fall Assistant in youth tennis lessons, coaching a junior tennis team and other types of events Individuals will participate in youth tennis instruction such as in skills clinics, camps and/or other types of tennis activities Participate in additional opportunities such as helping at tournaments and supporting pickleball programs Motivate participants through encouragement and positive language Assist with program set up and breakdown as well as additional equipment maintenance tasks Tennis Assistants begin the season with a Coaches Workshop that provides our coaches with expanded information on tennis instruction and prepares Tennis Professionals for individual and group lesson planning as well as season expectations. Programs run from the first week in April through the Fall with weekly programs running 8am-12pm, leagues running 6pm-8pm, and additional weekend programming running Saturday 8am-12pm. This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedule. This position will work 15-25 hours per week and may have opportunities for additional hours, depending on the level of programming and participant registration. About You Our ideal candidate will have: Experience in playing tennis at an intermediate competitive level or higher Three (3) to six (6) months of experience instructing tennis preferred Willingness to learn and take direction Flexible schedule and punctuality Current CPR/First Aid Certifications We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications Education: None Experience: None Licensures/Certification(s): Must be at least 14 years of age at time of application. Requires certification in CPR/First Aid within 6 months of hire. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment Equivalency: None About Everything Else Job Profile RG2909 Recreation Assistant To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Oncall Position Salary Range $13.00 - $17.81 Starting Pay $14.00 Agency Parks and Recreation The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.