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Employment Opportunities

Wheelchair Basketball Coach

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00 - $15.00/hr
  • Posted Date:11/04/2019

Parks and Recreation Department
Provo Recreation Center
Seasonal Position

Posted: November 4, 2019

Essential Duties: The Provo City Recreation Department is looking for a wheelchair basketball coach willing to specialize in our adaptive program. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: identifying and running drills at weekly practice, preparing players for a tournament at the end of the season, maintenance of chairs throughout the season, tracking participation and setting up equipment and neatly returning it to its designated space, and recruiting volunteers and players for this program. Must provide energetic practices and display a positive, upbeat attitude for community members.

Minimum Requirements: Sufficient knowledge of wheelchair basketball drills and instruction relating to the program as well as the physical ability required to perform the duties of the job. Preference will be given to applicants with previous instructing experience and the desire to work with individuals with disabilities.

Wage: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour, depending upon experience. Payment will be by direct deposit.

Schedule: The program runs from 5:30-7:30 PM on Fridays from January 10 – March 27, 2020. The instructor will need to be there early to set up and stay later to return equipment appropriately.

Selection Factors: Knowledge of wheelchair basketball instruction, job-related experience, and public relations skills. ***PLEASE STATE YOUR SPECIFIC RECREATION KNOWLEDGE IN THE JOB/SKILLS CERTIFICATION SECTION ON THE JOB APPLICATION.***

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

Physical/Environmental Factors:
This work requires physical strength and agility to perform the work including: two hours of wheelchair basketball instruction per week and other varied physical activities associated with performing the essential duties.

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

Closing Date: *Open until filled. 

*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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