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"Start Smart" Sports Instructors

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$9.00/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017

Recreation Division
Parks & Recreation Department

Seasonal Position

Posted: July 10, 2017

Number of Positions: Two (2)

Essential Duties: These are seasonal instructor positions in the Recreation Division of the Provo Parks & Recreation Department. The individuals appointed to these positions will be responsible for instructing youth 3-5 years of age and parents with the “Start Smart” program. The structure of the “Start Smart” program involves teaching sports skills to parent/child pairs, and helping parents practice skills with their child. Different sports will be taught each month. Additionally, employees may be required to do some court/field maintenance and perform other related work as required.

Minimum Requirements: Sufficient amount of experience and/or knowledge of rules associated with youth soccer, flag football, basketball, and baseball, which would demonstrate an ability to perform the work. Candidates should be self-starters and proactive. Must be able to work well in a group setting (20-25 youth and 20-25 parents).

Selection Factors: Knowledge of sports rules/drills and ability to work well with adults, children, and spectators. Please indicate your area of expertise in the certifications section on your application. 

Hours: Tues/Thurs 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and/or Tues/Thurs 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Please indicate your desired shift(s) in the certifications section of your application. Exact hours depend on program participation. Exact hours depend on program participation.  

Duration of Position: Program will run year-round, with most of December off.

Wage: $9.00 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Physical/Environmental Factors: This work requires physical strength and agility to perform the work including: standing and moving around on feet for extended periods of time and minor bending and lifting; and the ability to work with the public in sometimes stressful situations.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job related experience. Selection may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

To Apply: Apply online at provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, Utah.

Closing Date: *Open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin July 31, 2017.  

*Because this is an open file position, applications of those individuals not appointed to the current opening or not making the above deadline will remain on file for 60 days. Applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to the above position opening within that period of time.

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