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Youth Coach II - Instructor

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BROOMFIELD JOB DESCRIPTION. Broomfield, Colorado. Youth Coach II/Instructor. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This class is responsible for providing ......

BROOMFIELD JOB DESCRIPTION

    Broomfield, Colorado Youth Coach II/Instructor GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This class is responsible for providing specialized coaching/instruction in

    youth baseball and/or basketball and/or swimming and/or tennis and/or track for beginners through advanced levels to

    participants ranging in ages from 5 to adult. Provide holistic services to the public by seeking ways to integrate

    programs or services provided by other departments, divisions and agencies.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL REQUIRED TASKS: (Persons hired in this position must be able to perform all

    the essential tasks required by the position. The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job

    and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The City and County of Broomfield

    retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential tasks and additional functions of the job at any time.

    Examples of duties are intended to be illustrative only and are not intended to be all-inclusive or restrictive.)

    Youth Baseball/Basketball: Coaches/instructs appropriate level of skill to each participant. Follows all safety rules and

    procedures. Provides feedback to parents and program supervisor. Establishes team rules and procedures. Officiates

    games as assigned. Promotes good sportsmanship habits and teamwork. Uses all required safety equipment. Identifies

    and recommends improvements in divisional and departmental operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient

    and cost effective. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent

    accidents. Performs related duties as assigned.

    Youth Swimming/Tennis/Track: Assists other coaches/instructors in setting up all necessary equipment.

    Coaches/instructs appropriate level of skill to each participant. Follows all safety rules and procedures. In the absence

    of head coach (Youth Coach III), assumes responsibility for the practice/meet. Works with the CARA Aquatic and/or

    Tennis and/or Track Committees to conduct weekly meets and matches. Provides feedback to parents and program

    supervisor. Uses all required safety equipment. Identifies and recommends improvements in divisional and

    departmental operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient and cost effective. Takes proper safety precautions,

    anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Performs related duties as assigned.

    PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: (Identifies specific job performance requirements to measure performance criteria

    for job evaluations.)

    The incumbent performs duties within the organizational structure of the Department/Division, following appropriate

    procedures and policies. The incumbent is evaluated in the following areas:

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Work Posture

    Quantity and Quality of Work

    Working Relationships and Interpersonal Skills

    Adaptability

    Judgment and Problem Solving

    Customer Service

    Organizational Abilities

    Initiative

    Communication

    Leadership

    Motivation and Development of Subordinates

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A review of the incumbent's performance on the above performance indicators will be conducted on a periodic basis as

    determined by the supervisor. The supervisor evaluates the worker's administration of policies and procedures

    through daily observations, spot checks, written reports, feedback from other staff members and the public, and

    communication with the incumbent.

    INDEPENDENCE OF ACTION: In emergency situations, the worker is expected to use reasonable judgment. In routine situations, the worker is expected to work independently, consulting the head coach (Youth Coach III) on all

    matters not specifically covered by established guidelines or instructions.

    PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: Youth Baseball/Basketball: None. Youth Swimming/Tennis/Track:

     In the absence of the head coach (Youth Coach III), work requires direct supervision of all subordinate personnel

    including Youth Coach I/Instructor and volunteers.

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Relationships are typically with other employees in the Recreation Division and with the public who participate in the programs. Relationships also exist with coaches and supervisors from other agencies.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The noise level in the environment is

    moderate to loud. The employee will work a variety of hours including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. This

    can include working during inclement weather. Employees assigned to the aquatic park will be exposed to outdoor

    weather conditions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee

    to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Work includes some lifting, bending, standing, and walking

    (plus running for the baseball position and swimming for the swimming position). While performing the duties of this

    job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, swim, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally

    required to climb or balance, reach with arms and hands, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or

    controls. Due to the nature of aquatics and other sports, the full range of physical movements are required in this

    position, including swimming, walking, running, jumping, lifting, and climbing. The employee is exposed to potential

    hazards including toxic or caustic chemicals and may have exposure to wet and/or humid conditions. Physical

    demands are described as heavy (exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently,

    and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close

    vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision. Reasonable accommodation

    may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    NECESSARY APPLICANT TRAITS: Knowledge: Demonstrated working knowledge of basic skills and techniques used for coaching, instructing, and

    officiating youth baseball and/or basketball and/or swimming and/or tennis and/or track.

    Abilities: Ability to follow and enforce established rules and regulations; make quick decisions when needed especially

    in emergency situations; communicate effectively with the general public; maintain effective relationships with fellow

    employees; and work hours as needed.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Training: High school graduation or equivalent.

    Experience: Youth Baseball/Basketball/Tennis/Track: - Must have at least six months coaching/instructing basketball

    and/or tennis and/or track in an organized program. Youth Swimming: - Must have at least three months

    coaching/instructing youth swimming in an organized program.

    OR

    Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the

    Necessary Applicant Traits.

    Necessary Special Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess a valid driver's license and safe driving record (Does not apply to Youth Coach II/InstructorBaseball or Youth Coach II/Instructor--Basketball or Youth Coach

    II/Instructor--Swimming.) Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification preferred. Valid American Red Cross

    Standard First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard Training certification are required for Youth Coach II/Instructor (Swimming).

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New hires must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-offer and post-offer/hire processes: any

    applicable written evaluation, oral interview, reference checks, background checks including local police check and

    sex-offender registry check, driving check through DMV (if applicable), drug screen, polygraph examination (for tennis

    and track) and fingerprint checks through CBI/FBI.

    Broomfield Human Resources

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