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at City of Fort Lauderdale

Pay: up to $21.71/hour
Salary : $21.71/Hour
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2037032
Keywords: teaching

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Opening Date/Time: Thu. 04/26/18 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Job Type:Part Time
Location:Parks and Recreation Dept, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Department:Parks and Recreation

The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now.

The employee in this class is responsible for providing instruction in a specific recreation activity. Work involves preparing samples and written directions, selecting materials and adopting suitable teaching materials to meet individual needs.  Instructors are classified by experience and knowledge. Responsible for instructing/officiating sports games, ensuring participants' safety and well-being at all times.

  • Have successfully graduated from a standard high school or possess an acceptable G.E.D. from a recognized issuing agency.
  • Experience in organizing and instructing groups in a wide variety of recreation activities for different age groups and interests.
  • Supervises part-time personnel and volunteers when necessary.
Criteria/Essential Duties:
  • Ability to introduce and teach the game of Chess through energetic and fun methods
  • Recruit and encourage students to learn the game of chess and improve their skills
  • Plan, coordinate and organize practice and tournaments
Prerequisite knowledge/qualifications:
  • Advanced Knowledge and ability to demonstrate all of the basic rules of chess to include how to properly set-up a chess set
  • Ability to teach principals and basic strategy involving the three phases of chess (opening, middle, and end game)
  • Ability to demonstrate all checkmate combinations and techniques of chess
Additional requirements:
  • Travel to multiple sites
  • Available Monday-Friday 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM; Evenings and Weekends as needed

Candidates must pass a fingerprinting/background screening process prior to employment.


All applicants must complete the attached supplemental worksheet as well as the standard employment application.

Applications will be reviewed and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position. 

Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited.