FLSA: Hourly

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(022) $16.53 - $23.46 an hour     $34,382.40 - $48,796.80 a year

JOB CODE: 001144


Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans; and more.

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will perform responsible, technical instruction and gymnastics and dance program coordination work.


  • Planning, researching and conducting diverse training sessions and workshops in gymnastics and dance related areas.

  • Organizing and teaching gymnastic and/or dance activities and competitive teams.

  • Coaching competitive team for levels 3-10.

  • Planning and promoting gymnastics and dance exhibitions.

  • Preparing participants for gymnastics and dance competition through advanced levels.

  • Traveling with teams.

  • Supervising student instructors.

  • Organizing fund-raising projects.

  • Setting up gymnasium for all activities.

  • Ordering, inspecting, and maintaining gymnastics equipment.

  • Administering first aid.

  • Overseeing the work of lower level gymnastic instructors, custodial and seasonal personnel.
  • Insuring efficient operation and maintenance of assigned areas and equipment.

  • Insuring security of buildings when leaving area.

  • Maintaining necessary records and prepares reports.

  • Receiving monies from class participants and making deposits.

  • Writing receipts for supplies; purchasing supplies or obtaining donations from local businesses.

  • Leading training curriculum for recreational and developmental staff.

  • Performing other duties as required.


  • Knowledge of principles, rules, materials, and equipment requirements of gymnastics and/or dance activities.

  • Knowledge of record keeping and report writing.

  • Ability to develop strong gymnastics through effective drills.

  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise a specialized recreational activity.

  • Ability to stimulate interest and enthusiasm of various age groups in gymnastics and dance activities.

  • Ability to organize and direct the work of others.

  • Ability to administer first aid.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

  • Ability to demonstrate the execution of a class beginner through competitive team level 10 gymnastics and advanced dance.

  • Ability to physically spot level 5-10 competitive team gymnastics skills

  • Skill in the execution of gymnastic and dance activities.

  • Skill in the use, care and maintenance of pertinent equipment.


    Graduation from an accredited high school and three years of college with three (3) years experience in teaching gymnastics and/or dance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Applicants that possess excellent customer service skills, is highly energetic and enthusiastic are preferred. Dance and choreography a plus. Strong Team player with established leadership skills are desired.


    Possession of a:

  • Valid Florida driver's license.

  • Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate within six (6) months of appointment.

  • U.S.A. Gymnastics Safety Certification within 6 months of appointment.


    Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing. Employee selected must have character suitable for this position.

    TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of July 7, 2014. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

    6-23-14 (001143)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 7/7/2014 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.