Athletic Trainer, Short-term Temporary Hourly Assignment
Kern Community College District
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
Short-term Temporary Hourly
$27.27 per hour
Flexible - as needed
This position does not qualify for benefits.
This position is at Porterville College.
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, administer preventive treatment and rehabilitation to physical education students and athletes engaged in various intercollegiate sports; assure compliance with health and safety standards; oversee the issuance, maintenance and replacement of athletic injury protective gear and equipment for the college athletic program.
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: Bachelors degree with course work in physical education, athletic training or a related field and two years athletic training experience.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Equipment, materials and supplies of a college athletic and physical education program.
Medical terminology and human anatomy.
First aid and CPR.
Injury evaluation and proper treatments.
Modern practices and techniques of preventive and rehabilitative treatment used in athletics.
Principles, methods and techniques of physical therapy.
Methods and techniques of properly fitting athletic equipment.
Record-keeping and report writing techniques.
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Health and safety regulations.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Administer preventive and rehabilitative treatment to physical education students and athletes.
Evaluate and treat a variety of athletic and physical education injuries.
Administer first aid and CPR.
Perform physical therapy as directed.
Apply and fit protective taping, padding, braces and related equipment.
Maintain and repair athletic protective equipment.
Recognize unsafe conditions which may be potentially dangerous to an athlete.
Maintain records and prepare reports related to assigned activities.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a variety of athletic and medical equipment.
Travel to athletic events as assigned.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Work effectively under time constraints.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/10718
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.