City of Richmond - Utilities Recreation Instructor I (Seasonal) - Tennis in Richmond, Virginia

The purpose of the class is to assist in providing activities for youth and adult recreational programs. The class is responsible for providing safe and enjoyable recreational experiences for the citizens of Richmond. The class works according to some procedures, but decides how and when to do things under general supervision.

Example of Duties:

The City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is seeking highly qualified individuals for the seasonal position of Recreation Instructor I to deliver instruction for Tennis programs.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating and organizing youth tennis programs/services
  • Teaching tennis lessons to youth ages 7-17 at various sites throughout the City
  • Providing group instruction
  • Overseeing games and challenge matches
  • Preparing reports for management
  • Keeping daily attendance rosters
  • Handling class registration
  • Performing other relatedduties as assigned

_Please check your e-mail regularly, as correspondence in reference to this recruitmentwill be e-mailed if you are selected for an interview._

Richmond's Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities provides exceptional recreation and leisure programs to enhance the overall quality of life for the citizens and visitors to the City of Richmond; and strives to preserve, protect, maintain and improve all of its natural resources, parkland, community facilities and recreational opportunities for current and future generations. For more information about the department visit:

Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires high school, GED or specialized vocational training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The successful candidate must have previous experience teaching tennis lessons and working with tennis programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one (1) year of tennis related experience in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications and avalid state driver's license
Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements:


  • Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
  • Requires light to medium work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time and involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy. May include dancing, running or jumping. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

  • Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

  • The job may risk exposure to bright/dim light, traffic, and extreme noise levels. SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.

  • The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking and color perception. ADA COMPLIANCE:

  • The City of Richmond, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

  • Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

Job Title: Recreation Instructor I (Seasonal) - Tennis

Closing Date/Time: Sun. 03/25/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $11.59 - $18.79 Hourly $927.23 - $1,502.92 Biweekly

Job Type: Temporary

Location: 1209 Admiral Street, Virginia

Department: Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities