Tennis & Pickleball - Instructor I/Attendant I or II/Private Les

Leisure: Recreation

Salary

$11.63 Per Hour

Benefits

Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center upon successful completion of 3-months of employment.
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Job Description

Those individuals hired will be required to work as a Tennis & Pickleball Instructor ($14.18 hour), as a Tennis and Pickleball Attendant ($11.63/hour), and conducting Private Lessons ($20.53/hour). 

 

Note:  Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and other schedules to help prepare for tennis and pickleball events.  This is a part time position with variable hours averaging less than 30 hours per week over a period of 12 months. 

 

Tennis & Pickleball Instructor I

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Tennis & Pickleball Head Pro, Recreation Manager, and City of St. George will teach tennis/pickleball to beginner, intermediate and advanced players of all ages through clinics and camps. 

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

  1. Teaches beginner, intermediate and advanced players of all ages tennis & pickleball through clinics, camps, classes and special events.   
  2. Promotes and markets the City of St. George tennis & pickleball program
  3. Keeps Head Pro abreast of any concerns related to staff, programs, drop-in play, and equipment.
  4. Communicates with recreation clerks at the front desk regarding court reservations and tennis / pickleball events.
  5. Performs other related duties as required. 

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Conditions and temperatures may vary.  Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies. Must be able to physically respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies.  Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently.  Mental demands of intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior. 

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to:

• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Be a good self-starter.

• Teach all lessons at Tonaquint or Little Valley Pickleball including group, junior and adults

• Work the schedule provided by the Head Tennis and Pickleball pro

• Be a team player and help others on staff

• Bring issues or concerns regarding players or parents to the Head Pro

• Work camps, tournaments, leagues, clinics when scheduled.

• Teach Tennis and Pickleball to beginner, intermediate and advanced players of all ages.

• Understand and follow oral and written instructions

• Keep busy during slow times

• Count money and reconcile cash register daily

Knowledge of:

• USTA and USAPA sanctions, rules and regulations

• Understands that all private and group Tennis and Pickleball lessons taught within Washington County will be taught under the direction of the City of St. George tennis and pickleball program.

• Have knowledge of google or Microsoft applications

Skills:

• Highly motivated with excellent customer service skills

Tennis & Pickleball Attendant I or II

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Tennis & Pickleball Head Pro, monitors tennis and pickleball facilities, takes reservations/schedules facilities, performs minor maintenance and cleaning of courts, sells and stocks concessions, registers players for tennis and pickleball, handles cash transactions, takes phone calls, updates website and sportsman software, tracks all private lessons, tracks all clinics, deposits receipts.

 

Essential Functions

1.            Monitors the tennis and pickleball facilities daily to ensure that the facilities are kept in top condition, including picking up any garbage, making minor repairs, and ensuring the cleanliness and appearance of overall facilities.

2.            Updates and posts tennis reservations.

3.            Works at both the Tonaquint Tennis Facility and Little Valley Pickleball Facility according to the schedule.

4.            Takes reservations for court usage and ensures that no individuals or groups run others off the court. 

5.            Registers players for tennis and pickleball tournaments, clinics, lessons, etc.  Follows money handling policies.  Makes deposits to the Recreation Center or the Commons Building.

6.            Communicates with the recreation clerks at the front desk regarding the reservation list and registration of events.

7.            Works tournaments, helping with check in, tournament desk and other tournament related duties.

8.            Answers phone calls and works with the public in a professional manner.  Must be able to resolve conflicts with the public in such a manner as to protect the rights of the City while encouraging the use of the facility by all interested citizens. 

9.            Cleans and maintains an organized working space at both locations.

10.        Keeps Head Pro informed of all aspects going on at both facilities.

11.        Performs other related duties as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to:

         Communicate effectively and relate well with the public, maintaining a calm and professional demeanor.

         Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

         Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

         Be a good self starter.

         Keep busy during slow times.

         Count money and reconcile cash register each day.

Knowledge:

         Have some knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Publisher, Powerpoint and Excel

Skills:

         Must be computer literate.

Tennis & Pickleball Private Lessons I

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Tennis and Pickleball Head Pro.  Provides private lessons with beginners, intermediate and advanced players of all ages.  Conduct private lessons on city property, using city equipment.   Ensure all private lessons are paid for and report them to the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro.  Track all lessons using the system that is provided by the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro.  Agrees to submit all registration and fees to the city of St. George for private lessons.  

 

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

  1. Teaches beginner, intermediate and advanced players of all ages and abilities. 
  2. Ensure all private lessons are paid for and report them to the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro
  3. Tracks all lessons using the tracking system provided by the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro
  4. Ensuring private lessons are scheduled outside normal clinics, tournaments, leagues and special events that is provided by the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro.
  5. Promotes and markets private lessons
  6. Conducts private lessons to the satisfaction of the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro
  7. Ensure private lessons are conducted on city property using city equipment
  8. Ensure all private lessons are registered and paid for through the City of St. George

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

       USAPA and USTA sanctions, rules and regulations.

       Current industry teaching techniques and incorporates them into the lesson. 

       Understands that all private and group Tennis and Pickleball lessons taught within Washington County will be taught under the direction of the City of St. George tennis and pickleball program. 

Ability to

       Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

       Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

       Be a good self starter.

       Work the schedule provided by the Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro.

       Provide customer service to player and parents.

       Organize, schedule and track private lessons.

       Teach tennis & pickleball.

Skills:

       Proven teaching ability with youth, adults and seniors.

     Highly motivated with excellent customer service skills.


Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications

Education:  Entry Level, No High School Diploma required

Experience: Minimum of 6 months to 1 year tennis or pickleball playing experience.  Must be a 3.5 level or higher (determined by Head Tennis & Pickleball Pro)

 

Licenses and/or Certifications:

Level I

         Professional Rescuer First Aid/CPR/AED certification. American Red Cross certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained throughout employment.

 

Level II 

         Professional Rescuer First Aid/CPR/AED certification. American Red Cross certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained throughout employment.

         Valid Utah Driver’s License. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and must be maintained throughout employment.


To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position closes 05/09/2021 05:00 PM. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.