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Sports Coach

Company: Howard County, MD
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: $15.00 - $32.00 Hourly

Location : Columbia, MD

Job Type: Contingent

Job Number: 9994 - 03152023

Department: Recreation & Parks

Opening Date: 03/15/2023

County instructional sports programs are offered for youth sports participants. Activities include a variety of sports and games.

RATE OF PAY: Contingent - Salary commensurate with experience:

Sports Instructor I: Minimum Wage to $16.00 / hour (Paraprofessional)
Sports Instructor II: $16 -18 / hour (Paraprofessional)
Sports Instructor III: $18 - $21 / hour (Professional)
Sports Instructor IV: $21 - $32 / hour (Professional)

Background in Recreation or Physical Education.

Instructor I: Background in coaching sports skills or leading children's activities, history of participation in specific sport. Meets Coaches Registry requirements.
Instructor II: Have or obtain CPR and First Aid certification within six months of employment (except camps - required prior to first day).
Instructor III: Relevant specialized experience and/or holds a certification in their respective sport.
Instructor IV: Has five years of experience (Club/ High School/ College/ Professional) or other significant credentials (High School and/or College Playing Awards/ Established Professional Athletes)


TO APPLY: You must complete an employment application online to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes cannot be substituted for completion of the job application work history. No paper applications will be accepted.

Selected candidates may be subject to drug screening, background screening, and reference checks.

At time of application, please submit a copy of any college degree, coursework, licenses, or certifications that you have referenced on your application. Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. may need to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).

Howard County Government is not sponsoring employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing H-1B Visa. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Howard County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to a workplace that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. The County prohibits discrimination on the basis race, color, religion, age, sex, ancestry, creed, national origin, disability status, genetics, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Applicants requiring accommodations during the hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources directly at Requests for accommodations should not be attached to the application.

Employees in this category may not be eligible for all County benefits.


The supplemental questions are a very important first step in our screening process. Therefore, you are required to complete these questions so that we may initially determine your eligibility for this position. A lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this position. This means you will be ineligible for further consideration in this recruitment process.Please check "yes" to show that you have read and understand this statement.

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    Are you at least 16 years old?
    • Yes
    • No


      Are you at least 18 years old?
      • Yes
      • No


        Are you at least 20 years old?
        • Yes
        • No


          Do you have experience working in sports, recreation, or physical education?
          • Yes
          • No


            Do you have experience teaching children ages 19 months to 13 years of age, the different fundamentals of various instructional sports?
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            • No


              If you have experience teaching children ages 19 months to 13 years of age, the different fundamentals of various instructional sports, please give details regarding your experience and where you acquired this experience.


              This position requires flexible hours during the day, afternoon and/or weekend hours. Programs and leagues run Monday-Friday from 9:00am-2:00pm or 3:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm, or 1:00pm-5:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm? Which days and times would you be available to work?


              Do you have any certifications (CPR/AED, First Aid and/or Coaching Certifications)?
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              • No


                I understand I am responsible for maintaining the accuracy of my contact information, including my street address, my e-mail address, and my contact telephone numbers. My failure to maintain accurate contact information may result in my not receiving information regarding this job announcement and/or may result in my not being further considered for this employment opportunity. To update this information visit www.governmentjobs.com, click on the "career seekers" link, and follow the prompts.
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                • No


                  I certify that the information submitted in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that providing false, erroneous, and/or misleading information may result in elimination from the hiring process and termination of employment if hired.
                  • I have read and understand the language outlined above.

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