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Disc Golf Instructor (2020) 

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About the Organization Today Kaukauna is home to 15,858 people with its own full-time Police, Fire and Rescue services and a municipally owned electric and water utility. Kaukauna is well-maintained with regular garbage collection, street cleaning, well-lit and well-paved streets and other services vital to keeping our community safe and attractive. Kaukauna boasts a 350-acre Industrial Park Network, complete with rail and heavy truck access.

Our proximity to the Fox River affords our residents with numerous recreational opportunities such as the Historic Grignon Mansion, the 1000 Islands Environmental Center, many parks and sports fields, a public swimming pool, and a public library.

City-sponsored events held in the Central Business District include a weekly outdoor music series – Live! from Hydro Park, Fox Firecracker 5k Run/Walk and the Downtown Farmer’s Market June through October. With such a variety of activities available, it should not come as a surprise that Kaukauna is also known as “The Friendly City.”  
Position Disc Golf Instructor  
Description

CITY OF KAUKAUNA
Position Description

Disc Golf Instructor
Recreation Department
Reports to the
Recreation Director (or His/Her Designee)

POSITION SUMMARY
The Disc Golf Instructor is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing instructional and league disc golf programs.

MAJOR POSITION DUTIES

  1. Wear clean clothes in good repair, appropriate for teaching disc golf under the current weather conditions.
  2. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class time. Punch-in on smartphone app.
  3. Examine and evaluate the safety of the course/teaching area, surrounding area and equipment.
  4. Set-up teaching area and equipment as necessary for class.
  5. Communicate with participants, parents and other staff in a professional manner.
  6. Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  7. Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning of objectives.
  8. Provide a variety of learning activities using appropriate materials and resources to facilitate student learning.
  9. Instruct and monitor students in the use of all educational materials and equipment.
  10. Monitor student performance and progress, and use the information to adjust teaching strategies.
  11. Provide appropriate feedback to students and parents on student performance, progress and needs.
  12. Manage student behavior by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures. Provide appropriate discipline as needed.
  13. Maintain accurate, legible attendance records on the attendance form. Submit completed attendance forms to Recreation Department Office at the completion of the course.
  14. Clean-up the teaching area and equipment at the completion of class.
  15. Punch-out on smartphone app at the completion of class.
  16. Report incidents and concerns to the Recreation Director in a timely manner.
  17. Attend all necessary program meetings
  18. Other duties as assigned by the Recreation Director.

QUALIFICATIONS
(ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES)

  1. Must be 18+ Years Old
  2. Advanced knowledge of the game/sport of disc golf and its fundamental skills, techniques and strategies.
  3. Strong leadership and decision-making skills.
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  6. Ability to follow Kaukauna Recreation Department Time & Attendance procedures.
  7. Prior teaching and/or coaching experience is preferred.

ENVIONMENTAL CONDITIONS

  1. Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, bend, lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.
  2. Ability to sustain prolonged visual concentration.
  3. Ability to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time.
  4. Ability to endure a variety of weather and temperature conditions for prolonged periods of time.

This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it is intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any employee or group of employees and the City. The City retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to, or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
(ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES)

  1. Must be 18+ Years Old
  2. Advanced knowledge of the game/sport of disc golf and its fundamental skills, techniques and strategies.
  3. Strong leadership and decision-making skills.
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  6. Ability to follow Kaukauna Recreation Department Time & Attendance procedures.
  7. Prior teaching and/or coaching experience is preferred.

ENVIONMENTAL CONDITIONS

  1. Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, bend, lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.
  2. Ability to sustain prolonged visual concentration.
  3. Ability to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time.
  4. Ability to endure a variety of weather and temperature conditions for prolonged periods of time.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Compensation 2020 Common Council Approved Wage: $17.58/hr  
Benefits Pellion Social Security Alternative Plan.  
Open Date 2/8/2020  
Close Date 6/5/2020  
 

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