Employment Opportunities

Description :

The City of Maryland Heights is accepting applications for Sports Instructor – Youth Basketball at the Maryland Heights Community Center.  The Youth Basketball Instructor plans, organizes, teaches and supervises youth basketball through drills, games and fundamental instruction.

The Youth Basketball Instructor is a year-round, part-time position working up to 10 hours per week.  The work schedule and hours will vary including evenings and weekends as necessary.   The pay range for Sports Instructor – Youth Basketball is 
$12.00 per hour and up based on experience. 

Individuals hired for this position must pass a drug test and a background check.

 Essential Duties

  • Demonstrate and teach proper basketball techniques and instructions to youth participants.
  • Ability to teach beginner basketball fundamentals including – shooting, passing, dribbling and positions.
  • Ability to create, run and promote basketball clinics and camps.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and parents; supervisors and coworkers.
  • Maintain all equipment and supplies used in the program to ensure safety of the participants.
  • Willingness to enforce the rules and regulations as set forth by the Parks and Recreation Department.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must possess knowledge of the specific sport and rules governing the sport.  Must have coached or played basketball before.
  • Must be organized and prepared to lead the group while providing a fun and safe learning environment.
  • Must meet physical demands of the position including the ability to stand, bend, stoop, squat, reach, lift and carry up to 25 pounds on occasion.

Contact :

Applicants can access and complete the City application here.  Applications may be faxed to 314-738-2422, mailed to Human Resources at 11911 Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 or emailed to hr@marylandheights.com.  Along with the application, applicants should submit the names and contact information of at least three references who are not related.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled