Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS) position, non-exempt
Salary: Starts at $20.00 - $26.00 per hour
Hours: Position requires daytime, evening and weekend hours. Primary hours include Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Location: Community Center
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Recreation Supervisor-Ice Arena, Concessions & Park Rental Facilities
Community Center Division
The Community Center Division of the Park and Recreation department has the responsibility for managing the Eden Prairie Community Center.
The Senior Skate Instructor instructs group, private and semi-private Learn to Skate classes at the Eden Prairie Community Center. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:
- Provides independent instruction in a variety of on ice Learn to Skate USA classes and levels.
- Ensures participant needs are met through personal recognition and by providing quality service.
- Monitors the well-being of all participants throughout the Learn to Skate program.
- Assumes a leadership role as a professional in the area of ice skating.
- Encourages participants to continue with learn to skate activities and other ice related opportunities.
- Ensures that a safe and healthy environment exists at all times.
- Instructors enforce all facility and program policies, rules and regulations.
- Assists in the set-up and tear-down of the Learn to Skate area.
- Arrives when scheduled, well prepared for assigned classes.
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.
Education: US Figure Skating CER Category C compliance required. Must be a current member in good standing with US Figure Skating and the Professional Skaters Association. CPR (infant, child and adult) and First Aid certification within first 30 days of employment required and must keep their certification current each year. Must pass exam and obtain Learn to Skate USA membership within 30 days of employment.
Work Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience teaching group learn to skate classes required; some training is available. Experience teaching Learn to Skate USA classes preferred.
Technical Skills: Technical aptitude related to the following skills is required: ability to operate concession equipment and point of sale. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English; ability to effectively present information in one-to-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to skate proficiently required.
Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 50 lbs, bend/stand/reach.
All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the 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. Can get messages across that have the desired effect. Able to receive messages on a variety of platforms – email, text message, notes – and translate the information to the work environment.
Composure: Exhibits self-confidence and asserts self appropriately in several different situations; maintains professionalism while under pressure; can handle stress; is energized by tough challenges.
Decision Making:Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment in a timely manner; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options; seeks out additional information when necessary; presents solutions and suggestions within the appropriate channels.
City of Eden Prairie Application Process
The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:
1. Work history
2. 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: December 6, 2019
Review Applications: As applications are received