Position Description

Seasonal Recreational Positions 2022
Location MC - Wausau
MC Department Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Application Deadline Date 7/11/22
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WHO WE ARE:

Marathon County in Northcentral Wisconsin is a great place to live, work, visit and conduct business. Our county government is highly regarded and contributes to a high quality of life by:

  • ensuring public safety;
  • protecting natural resources;
  • preparing for emergency and disaster responses;
  • protecting vulnerable populations;
  • creating and maintaining a high quality infrastructure for transportation; and
  • providing education and fostering economic development
 

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are searching for candidates aspiring to be part of a team dedicated to providing residents with safe, enjoyable recreational experiences. If you are a passionate, energized individual who enjoys recreation and sports activities, one of the positions listed below may be perfectly suited for you.

Candidates will use this application to apply for any of the positions described below.
  **The Season begins early June and ends in mid August.

**Employees will work approximately 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8 hours per day.

 

POSITIONS & QUALIFICATIONS:

PROGRAM LEADERResponsible for leading and organizing activities for the summer Outdoor Connection program.  Work includes maintaining a safe play environment, providing arts, crafts, daily activities, and supervising program participants. The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Maintain a safe play environment for program participants including checking activity area for hazardous conditions, i.e. litter, broken glass, equipment condition.
  • Maintain order, supervise and guide scheduled and unscheduled activities for program participants.
  • Review and prep necessary items to implement daily lesson plans.
  • Prepare all required reports on accidents and incidents including participant injury or discipline.
  • Report unlawful behavior, vandalism, and hazardous conditions promptly.
  • Prepared all required forms including incident reports, action reports, time sheets, attendance logs, work requests, and evaluation forms.
  • Order required supplies and equipment and maintain and submit all records and receipts for approved expenses for the playground and tennis programs.
  • Respond to citizen concerns.
  • Report unlawful behavior, vandalism, and hazardous conditions to the proper site authorities and to the Recreation Superintendent.
  • Other duties as related and assigned.

*High school diploma or equivalent, 18 years of age, and advance course work in the field of education, recreation, business management, and at least two years’ experience in recreation program leadership or any equivalent combination of experience and training provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.  Necessary requirements:  Possession of a valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license.  Candidate must pass a criminal background check and driving record check to be eligible for this position.

TENNIS INSTRUCTORResponsible for daily operations of the tennis program, supervising instructor, teaching beginner and advanced tennis lessons, organizing lessons plans, practices, and activities.  Work includes maintaining a safe play environment record keeping, ordering supplies, and providing tennis skills development instruction. 

LEAD TENNIS INSTRUCTORTeach youth and/or adult group tennis lessons in accordance with accepted standards and practices for the sport. Position requires advanced training in, and/or at least one year’s individual participation on a tennis team and ability to demonstrate all skills necessary for beginner and advanced tennis. One year of supervisory experience in tennis instruction or any equivalent combination or experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.

 

  • Directing and maintaining a safe practice and instructional environment for program participants, and maintaining safe sports and maintenance equipment.
  • Supervise and guide instructional activities for program participants.
  • Prepare all lesson plans and all program reports to include, but not limited to: incident reports, daily logs, work orders, and action reports.
  • Supervise and evaluate job performance of Tennis Instructors.
  • Respond to citizen concerns and complaints.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

PICKLEBALL INSTRUCTORResponsible for teaching beginner or advanced pickleball lessons, organizing lesson plans, practices, and activities.  Work includes maintaining a safe play environment and providing tennis skills development instruction.  The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Maintain a safe practice and instructional environment for program participants, including checking courts and surrounding walkways for hazardous conditions, i.e. litter, broken glass, standing water, manmade and natural hazards, and maintaining safe sports and maintenance equipment.
  • Maintain class order; supervise and guide instructional activities for program participants.
  • Prepare all lesson plans and all program reports to include, but not limited to: incident reports, daily logs, work orders, and action reports.
  • Report unlawful behavior, vandalism or hazardous conditions promptly.
  • Respond to citizen concerns and complaints.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

*Advanced training or team or individual pickleball league participation.  One year of direct experience in pickleball instruction or any equivalent combination or experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.

*REQUIRED FOR ALL ABOVE POSITIONS: Current CPR and First Aid Certification from the American Red Cross.

 

COMPENSATION:

 Classification                                            Pay Range (Hourly)

Program Leader                                              $10.30-$11.30

Lead Tennis Instructor                                    $11.30

Tennis Instructor                                              $10.30-$11.30

Pickleball Instructor                                         $10.30-$11.30

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The following knowledge, skills & abilities are desired in all of our employees:

  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies and procedures to ensure a safe, clean environment.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies calmly according to established emergency action plans.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in active listening, giving full attention to what others are saying and taking appropriate action.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with park users and enforce rules.
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to follow safety rules.
  • Skill in actively looking for ways to improve service to residents and meet their needs efficiently.
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work culture that fosters excellent customer service and teamwork.
 

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

No benefits are provided for these seasonal positions.

Selection of the successful candidates may be made by assessment of experience and education, criminal record check, oral interview; review of references, and other appropriate job-related selection procedures.

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:

Marathon County will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Employee Resources Department office or phone (715) 261-1451 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.

 

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:

Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information.
If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   JULY 11, 2022, 11:59 P.M.

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