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Competition Number 17-2014
Position Title Hiring Now 2013 - Tennis Camp Instructor
Position Overview
Tennis Camp is an 7 week half-day summer camp teaching youth 7-14 years of age tennis skills. This camp takes place for 5 weeks at Resurrection High School and 2 weeks at Budd Park.
Position Responsibilities:
·         Assists in planning a summer tennis program to meet participant’s skill level.
·         Participates in any training sessions prior to the commencement of the tennis program.
·         Demonstrates and instructs assigned activities and techniques using established teaching methodology and procedures; provides feedback to participants.
·         Supervises program participants.
·         Explains and ensures safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of equipment are followed.
·         Assists Inclusion Facilitators and other inclusion staff to accommodate children with special needs.
·         Adheres to policies and procedures established for City of Kitchener facilities.
·         Interacts with and ensures parents/guardians are informed of participants daily activities and over all well-being as required
·         Reports all accidents/incidents and takes the necessary preventative measure to ensure the safety of participants. Completes incident/accident report form with Tennis Camp Coordinator.
·         Distributes applicable forms and program information (e.g., course evaluation forms, general information, brochures).
·         Completes an inspection of the tennis court areas at the beginning and end of shift.
·         Assembles supplies or sports equipment as required.
·         Provides first aid as required.
·         Performs other related duties as assigned.
·         Equivalent to partial secondary school education
·         Current technical and practical training in tennis lessons
·         Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C Certification
·         A Police Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector
·         3 months of related experience
Employment Dates:
06/19/2014 – 06/20/2014 – mandatory training
07/7/2014 – 08/23/2014 – employment period
Hours a week:
20 hours (Standard work week)
Hours of work:
8:30 – 12:30
Wage range:
$10.53 - $12.84 per hour
Additional Information:
·         No work on statutory holidays.
·         Responsible to instruct a group of kids of various ages that include initial skill evaluation, running skill development drills based on skill level, completes weekly skill development evaluation for each camper, and nominates campers for an award each week.
·         Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions.
Deadline Date:
February 28, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.
Contact person for more information, phone number & email:
Ashley Purvis, Athletics Coordinator. 519-741-2200 Ext. 7688, Ashley.purvis@kitchener.ca
Conditions of Employment (December 2013)
1.   As per Council Policy 11-110, “Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials”:
·        Immediate relatives of staff of the human resources division, directors, general managers, the chief administrative officer and elected officials shall not be employed by the city in any capacity.
·        Immediate relatives of all other management personnel shall not be employed within the same division (in the case of students).
2.   Applicants must be a minimum of 15 years of age or over as of the first day of employment, unless otherwise specified.
3.   Employment is conditional upon the provision of current certification in Standard First-aid (CPR, Level C) as well as the provision of a satisfactory and current Police Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector. A police reference check must be dated NO EARLIER THEN the job posting deadline. Any related costs are the sole responsibility of the applicant.
4.   The selection of staff is based on a combination of application, resume review, and interview.
5.   The City of Kitchener does not guarantee employment for any applicant or returning staff. 
6.   Employment is conditional upon; attendance at all training sessions, submission of required documentation/certification, adherence to the minimum age requirements and ability to meet the employment term.
Department Community Services
Division Community Programs & Services
Union Affiliation Non-Union/Management
Job Status Part Time
Posting Added Date 12/20/2012
Posting Closing Date 2/28/2013
Posting Closing Time 11:59pm
Progress Status Receiving Applications
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