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Tennis Center Attendant (Seasonal Opportunity)

Posted: 06/19/2022

The City of Rochester invites applications for: 

Tennis Center Attendant 
(Seasonal Opportunity)

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The City of Rochester is committed to a community where all members feel a sense of belonging. We commit to recognizing the diversity of our community members, listening to ALL voices and providing equitable services to create an inclusive place to live, play and work.
We believe EQUITY should be at the center of all our work. We strive to represent our community in our teammates, as we know that diverse and inclusive teams are more innovative, and have an empowering impact on the work, progress and culture of our community.
It takes us all working together.

The City of Rochester, Minnesota (pop. 115,000+) Park and Recreation Department provides a variety of leisure time opportunities for people to enjoy and manages more than 4100 acres of park land including 4 golf courses, over 100 individual parks and 85 miles of paved trails.

The Outdoor Tennis Center, located at Kutzky Park, contains 14 hard courts. Seasonal memberships are available along with guest fees for non-members. The clubhouse is open from mid-May to mid-September. Membership includes court fees and reservation privileges. Special events and tournaments are also held throughout the summer.
"Providing traditional, innovative, and affordable quality services (activities, programs, and facilities) for Rochester's citizens and visitors."

Nature of Work
This is a temporary/seasonal/limited appointment position that oversees patron activities at the Outdoor Tennis Center to ensure that the facility is clean, orderly, properly maintained and safe. This position must be able to interact with the public in a professional, courteous, and helpful manner.

Work Schedule:
Positions are available for the Outdoor Tennis Center from approximately mid-June through mid-September. Work schedules vary and include weekends and early morning/evening hours.

Pay Rate:
$13.00 - $16.00 per hour, depending on qualifications/experience.

*Pursuant to MN Statute, seasonal assignments are limited to 67 working days per calendar year or 100 working days per calendar year if the employees are under the age of 22, are full-time students enrolled in a nonprofit or public educational institution prior to being hired by the employer, and have indicated, either in an application for employment or by being enrolled at an educational institution for the next academic year or term, an intention to continue as students during or after their temporary employment.
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.



The work below is representative of the scope of work performed within this job classification. Individual job duties will vary based on work assignment.

  • Open/close facility
  • Greet and check in patrons
  • Collect appropriate fee from patrons
  • Securely maintain money box – assure correct amount of money available for each day
  • Prepare deposit bag to deposit the money collected from each day's transactions
  • Fill out daily summary sheets
  • Provide general oversight of facility
  • Properly fill out injury paperwork, if necessary
  • Clean/pickup tennis court areas and bathrooms as needed during open times and at end of shift
  • Restock supplies
  • Answer questions and assist patrons during open times
  • Clean/pickup play area and bathrooms at end of day
  • Close/lock facility



Applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have the ability to deal professionally and tactfully with the public



Knowledge of: cash register operation.

Skill in: providing excellent customer service.

Ability to: calculate fees and provide change; deal tactfully with the general public in person and on the phone; and understand and carry out oral and written assignments.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represents the physical and environmental demands for this position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.

Work is primarily done while standing, with a combination of bending, stooping, kneeling, pulling, pushing, and reaching also necessary.

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