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Fitness Instructor

  • Job Category: Healthcare/Medical
  • Salary: $12.56 - $17.50
  • Education: Trade Certifications
  • FT/PT: Part-Time
  • Company: Durango Parks & Recreation

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Job Description:

$12.56/hour Non-Certified
$17.50/hour Certified
Part Time Schedule varies 1 to 6 hours per week depending on availability & class times.

Instruct a safe, fun, secure fitness class in a clean environment.

Essential Job Duties
Report to work at assigned time.
Lead safe and effective classes in designated locations.
Clean and organize aerobics area.
Inspect the aerobics area and equipment daily.
Set-up all required and necessary equipment in order to get program started on time.
Ensure a safe playing/program area by inspecting facility and equipment prior to class.
Fill out and submit as scheduled an accurate time card for hours worked.

Other Duties: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

Knowledge of:
Operations, services, and activities of a City Parks and Recreation Department including but not limited to: Proper and safe leading of a fitness class; cleaning of the aerobics area equipment; basic CPR/AED skills; Group leader or specific class National Certification; and knowledge of emergency procedures.

Ability to:
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Operate fitness area equipment and sound system.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
Maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of effectively interacting and communicating with others.

Work Environment:
Indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, irregular work hours; may work in or around water and slippery surfaces. Periods of mobility with light and heavy physical activity.

Physical Activities:
Ability to effectively interact with other individuals.
Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, reach, carry, grasp and turn objects;
Ability to climb stairs; and stand, sit and walk for up to 60 minutes at a time;
Acceptable eyesight to read printed material & a computer monitor and to operate office equipment; Acceptable hearing to communicate with others in person or through telephonic means;
Acceptable verbal and conversation skills to effectively communicate with others via the phone, at meetings and to greet and assist visitors.
Ability to use operate motor vehicle for transportation to & from other City buildings, Schools.

Minimum Qualifications
Education or Formal Training and Licenses: Group Fitness Certification; CPR/AED certification.

Experience: Prefer experience in a Fitness related area or a degree in Exercise Science.

Supplemental Information
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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