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Tennis Camp Lead Instructor II - City of Kirkland ( Job # 20-0008)

Minimum Salary: $16.83 per hour
Maximum Salary: $21.42 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Closes: May 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This position acts as the lead staff person at the City of Kirkland Tennis & Swim Camp at Peter Kirk Park. This position works directly with the sport coordinator to produce program content. Act as the Camp Director and lead to multiple camp staff. Instruct children and/or adults in a variety of levels of tennis. Prepare specific lesson plans and work with the coordinator to create overall goals of the program. Must have excellent customer service and organizational skills. Coordinate class content with coworker(s) and supervisor. Evaluate and correct skill deficiencies in students. Maintain a safe and orderly class structure. Maintain class records. Handle first aid emergencies as necessary.

Hours of Work

Must be available Monday through Thursday and occasionally Friday. Possible shifts are: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m,  5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m  and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Programs run from June 25 through August 23, 2018.

Special Note

The position may work non-standard workweeks and shifts, including split shifts and evenings. Staff will work at either Peter Kirk Park Tennis Courts, Kirkland Middle School Tennis Courts, and Lake Washington High School Tennis Courts.

Candidates may apply for both the Tennis Instructor I and II postions and are encouraged to apply ASAP. While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening and interviewing may commence prior to the closing date.


Minimum Qualifications

1. Must have 6 months of related teaching experience.
2. Must have or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification by start date.
3. Must successfully complete a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
4. Must be age 18 or older.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years experience teaching tennis to children and/or adults. Sufficient knowledge and understanding of the game of tennis to teach and coach effectively. Familiarity and knowledge of the principles of  "The QuickStart” USTA Tennis Program.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Work is performed in outdoor tennis courts with varying weather conditions. Must be able to lift, walk, bend, stoop, stand, and run for duration of work.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.

Candidates who are finalists for the position will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.


Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA