Junior Basketball Coaches and Officials

  • City of Davis, CA
  • Davis, California
  • Oct 15, 2019
Temporary Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $13.00 Hourly

Job Description


The filing period for this position is open until filled. A City of Davis employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted .

Department:Parks & Community Services Department

Wages: Coaches/Officials -$13.00

Hours:Coaches- 3 to 8 hours per week
Officials- 5 to 10 hours per week

Status:Temporary Part-Time, No benefits

The Program:The 7 week Junior Basketball Program begins the week of January 13, 2020,and teaches basic basketball fundamentals and skills. Boys and girls 3rd/4th and 5th/6th grade teams are offered. Practices for all divisions are held at neighborhood schools twice a week, either, Monday/ Wednesday or Tuesday/ Thursday, beginning between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm. All games are held on Saturdays at the Davis Senior High School Gyms. The program is designed to be a safe, positive learning experience with an emphasis on having fun while developing skills, sportsmanship and teamwork.

Mandatory Training Tentatively Scheduled for:January 8, 2020

Position Description:Under the direction of the Community Services Supervisor and the Program Coordinator assigned to the Junior Basketball program,Junior Basketball Coachesare responsible for organizing, planning and coaching all practices and games for their teams.Junior Basketball Officialsare required to work on Saturdays, and are responsible for officiating junior basketball games along with having an understanding and concern for safety in regard to participants, facilities, equipment, rules and procedures.

Examples of Duties

Example of Duties:
  • Maintain control of games one is coaching or officiating.
  • Uses appropriate disciplinary techniques with participants.
  • Promotes good sportsmanship at all times.
  • Energetic and able to lead and motivate children
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor, staff, officials, parents and participants.
  • Perform assigned duties independently and/or with minimal supervision
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 15 years of age (16 to coach).
  • Must possess a working knowledge of basketball rules, regulations, and fundamentals.
  • Prior experience is preferred.
  • Must be available for 7 straight weeks (and Saturdays) in January, February and March.
Physical/Sensory Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.This is an active position requiring the ability to move about on foot, walking and running with frequent starts and stops; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects and make observations. Work is done both indoors and outdoors.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; run; use hand, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Supplemental Information

To Apply:A City of Davis employment online application must be submitted to be consider for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted. Go to www.cityofdavis.org and click on "Jobs" at the top of the page for information and link to apply.

FINAL FILING DATE:The screening will begin on November 4, 2019. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of November 12-15. Applicants will be screened according to applicable past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview. Applications received after November 4 will be reviewed on an as needed basis.

Questions? Contact KristinaMcClellinat kmcclellin@cityofdavis.org or (530) 757-5626.


The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference.


Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666.

The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities.
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