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Sports Instructor B

Prince William County Government
Woodbridge, VA
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Sep 30, 2022

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Introduction IF YOU ARE AN EXCEPTIONAL SPORTS INSTRUCTOR ...the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (DPRT) IS LOOKING FOR YOU! Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center is a premier fitness and aquatics site that offers a multitude of specialized sports programs for ages 3-14, to include indoor as well as outdoor settings. We have previously offered: soccer, tennis, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, football and baseball. Sports Instructors must have experience and knowledge to be able to teach others. They must be excited to share their sport with children and demonstrate a high level of competence and caring for the program and its participants. Sports instructors work independently and are responsible for activity planning, supervision of campers, participant safety, customer service and providing a quality experience to those enrolled in the program. DPRT camp programs are generally offered Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.; however, weekend programming may be implemented. Depending on type of program, the time, length and size of program can vary. Instructor's hours cannot be guaranteed and are dependent upon camp enrollment numbers. . NATURE OF WORK This class is part of the Recreation Job Family. Incumbents performs routine work in connection with various recreation programs or activities. Instructors in this classification teach beginner level sports classes. Example; t-ball, basketball, soccer and sports/outdoors camps. May provide daily upkeep and light maintenance of equipment and facility. Distinguishing Characteristics This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable code of conduct rules; providing customer services. Work is performed in accordance with set procedures and guidelines, and deviation from those guidelines require approval. TYPICAL CLASS RESPONSIBILITIES (These responsibilities are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.) 1. Carrying out program plans, activities, and lessons. Sets up equipment or materials needed for a class and cleans up after program. 2. Provides excellence in customer service by answering questions and providing information to the public. 3. Maintains and prepares equipment and facility and maintains related records. 4. Enforces program and facility rules; provides emergency care and treatment as required. 5. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. . KNOWLEDGE Requires special training in specified activity; Requires knowledge and experience in specified activity; Customer service principles; Basic exercise science principles and theories; Recordkeeping principles; Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations; Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment; Modern office technology; Computers and related software applications. SKILLS Providing customer service; Monitoring the use of equipment; Maintaining basic operational records and reports; Using a computer and related software applications; Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards; Utilizing computers and relevant software applications; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Discipline specific responsibilities do not apply to this classification. LEVEL OF DECISIONS Responsibilities are typically procedure based with defined goals and processes or methods, but incumbents have the latitude to determine the speed or order of steps used to complete assignments. DIRECTION RECEIVED Incumbents perform tasks following defined procedures and standards, and deviation from procedures typically requires prior approval. DIRECTION PROVIDED Incumbents are typically not responsible for providing formal work direction. . MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Dependent on course requirements. Minimum of 1 year instructional experience in related program area. Requires complex certification with regular additional training or education for maintenance of certification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS May require a State/Federal background check PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Medium Work: May require exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises. NOTE The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change. Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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