General Statement of Duties:

Under general supervision, teaches beginning and intermediate youth
tennis lessons for participants 6-15 years of age.  Ensure safe and
clean environment for all participants.


Essential Functions:

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

Examples of Work: (Illustrative Only) 


  • Supervise tennis participants and facilities at all times;
  • Ensure all program rules/regulations are followed;
  • Report any disciplinary problems to Program Administrator/Coordinator;
  • Complete forms/reports as required (ex: disciplinary forms, accident forms, time sheets, supply request, etc.);
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all supplies and equipment;
  • Promote a teamwork environment among the tennis participants;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

of tennis rules and regulations; Knowledge of general Parks and
Recreation operating policies and procedures; Knowledge of general
office support practices and procedures; Knowledge of modern first aid
techniques; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with other city department staff and the general public;
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate tennis activities and events;
Ability to give and follow oral/written instructions.


Acceptable Experience and Training:

Must be a minimum age of 16; experience in tennis as a player/instructor.





Physical Requirements:

Task involves frequent
walking, standing; some lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight
(12-20 lbs.) and occasional heavy weight (100 lbs plus); and the
operation of hand tools in which manipulative skills and hand-eye
coordination are important ingredients of safe and/or productive


Environmental Requirements:

Task will require occasional exposure to adverse environmental conditions (heat, rain, cold).


Sensory Requirements:

Task requires color perception
and discrimination. Task requires sound perception and discrimination.
Task requires depth perception and discrimination. Task requires visual
perception and discrimination. Task requires oral communications


Reasonable Accommodation(s):

accommodation(s) if needed will be provided for the employee to perform
the required job with adequate strength, dexterity, coordination and
visual acuity and in a manner that does not pose a direct threat to the
health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

Applications may be downloaded at  or obtained from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development at 1140 East Center Street Kingsport, TN 37660.

Submit complete applications to the above physical address.

Positions open until filled.

Summer programs run May thru August 2010