(30) Assistant Recreation Instructor (Part-Time – Seasonal – Summer) (JO# 19-019)

//(30) Assistant Recreation Instructor (Part-Time – Seasonal – Summer) (JO# 19-019)


The City of San Juan improves the quality of life for all by providing affordable, consistently reliable, quality services so that its citizens can realize their full potential.


PAY RATE:  $8.65 or $8.82/Hour


Under the immediate supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and/or designee. Upon request, the assistant will have the responsibility for reports and/or records. Decisions are made on a routine level. The position renders simple public services several times a week and has no supervisory responsibilities.

(Track & Field and Tennis estimated: 5/6/2019 – 8/2/2019, Tennis 5/28/2019 – 8/2/2019, All Others 5/28/2019 – 7/19/2019.)


  • Assist Head Instructor by teaching students ages 5-15 different activities, according to the specific field.
  • Must be responsible for equipment issued by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
  • Assist in preparing daily lesson plans as well as keep track of class attendance.
  • File department documents as requested.
  • Notify parents of class schedule changes or cancellations as requested.
  • Thinks and promotes “safety” at all times
  • And perform other duties as assigned by Director and/or Asst. Director of Parks and Recreation


Must exhibit special leadership qualities and ability to work with supervisors as well as subordinates. Must be able to promote good public relations for the city. Must be able to meet the public in a courteous manner, using tact and diplomacy for Dance, Ballet, Cheerleading, Strength & Conditioning, Karate, Track, Tennis, Baking, T-Ball, Soccer, Softball, and Archery.


General office equipment, personal computer, fax, copier, calculator, supplies and sports related equipment.


Some unusual working hours, irregular hours or shifts, may involve occasional travel, with little or no hazard to health or body in standard conditions, adequate lighting, heating, and ventilation. Little or no physical effort; requires little movement and infrequent lifting greater than 5-15 lbs.


Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent with some knowledge of the subject to perform work in a limited range of work situations with intermittent supervision. No experience is necessary. Must have a valid TX Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record; unless, applicant is a High School student, may provide a school ID or Texas ID.

NOTE:  The above duties describe the chief function of the job and are not to be considered a detail description of every duty to the job.

If applying for more than one (1) position, you must submit an application for each position. Please submit the application to: Department of Human Resources at 709 S. Nebraska San Juan, TX 78589 (no emails or faxed will be accepted). For any questions please call (956) 223-2212.

Position will remain open until filled.

The City of San Juan is an equal opportunity employer.


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