Specialty Diving Instructor (part time)

Eden Prairie, MN
Oct 07, 2019
Nov 06, 2019
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time
Position Details

Status: Ongoing part-time position, non-exempt 

Hours: Typically 5 to 20 hours per week.  Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Salary: Starts at $20.00 to $40.00 depending upon qualifications

Benefits: Potential for a membership to the Eden Prairie Community Center to access the fitness facility.

Location: Eden Prairie Community Center

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Recreation Supervisor – Aquatics


Recreation Division

The Recreation Services Division has the responsibility for managing all recreation facilities and providing a variety of affordable recreation programs and services for all age groups and people for all abilities. The staff in this division are responsible for the management of facilities such as the Community Center, the Senior Center, and the Outdoor Center, as well as all other City park buildings and recreation facilities such as swimming beaches, sledding hill, amphitheater and facilities on school property that are operated in partnership with the School District such as the Oak Point Pool and tennis courts at CMS.


Position Responsibilities

Specialty Diving Instructor supervises and promotes safety in Eden Prairie pools. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are: 

  • Assists with the supervision and operation of the program to meet the needs of the community, ensures a safe, clean and well-maintained facility.
  • Knowledge and background in springboard diving
  • Teach individual skill development and technique
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Enforces all pool policies in a consistent, professional manner.
  • Completes facility safety checks and reports.

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.


Position Requirements

Education: Knowledge and background in coaching springboard diving required.

Hours:  Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Age Requirement: Must be 16 years of age


City Expectations

We are a service organization. We take pride in what we do. We cultivate a supportive, encouraging and productive culture with a strong customer focus. We promote wellness and plan work/life balance into our goals. We value differences and foster inclusion. We achieve success by exhibiting our core values: collaboration, innovation, integrity, performance and relationships.


Position Specific Expectations 

Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles. 

Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated. 

Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts. 

Sound Judgment: Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.


City of Eden Prairie Pre-Employment Process

The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:

1. Work history

2. Professional references

3. Criminal history

*All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City.


City of Eden Prairie Application Process

Application Deadline:  November 1, 2019

Review Applications: As applications are received

Select Candidates/Interviews: Typically 1-2 weeks after application is received (if selected)

Pre-Employment Process: After interview (if selected)

Start Date: After formal job offer (usually one week after pre-employment checks are initiated)


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