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FITNESS INSTRUCTOR 5 - RECREATION CENTER

Company: City of Longmont Colorado
Location: Longmont
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Announcement
20220120 Fitness Instructor 5 - Recreation Center

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS

Department: Community Services
Division: Recreation

Hiring Range: $20.29 - $22.44/hour
Flexible daytime, evening and weekend hours
Part Time Temporary
Benefits include:
Benefits required by law are included such as Social Security and Medicare.


Definition:
Responsible for providing instruction for specialized group land or aquatic classes at the
Recreation facilities or pools. Class instruction can include Zumba, Aqua Zumba, NIA or
other specialized fitness formats for participants of varying levels of fitness skill and ability. This
position may work daytime, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Principal Duties:
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
* Prepare class format/content appropriate for the type of class and level of participants.
Monitor class participants to ensure proper use of equipment training/exercise techniques.
* Follow and enforce the safety, policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of
patrons using the facility.
* Interacts with class participants and demonstrate exercises or training activities that may
include the following actions: aerobic dance exercises, jogging, dancing, stepping,
marching, hopping, skipping, jumping, bending, stretching, weight lifting, full body
movement, etc. for different levels and abilities.
* Completes attendance records for each class.


* Responds to emergency situations in an appropriate manner, understands, implements and
follows emergency action procedures.
* Completes incident or accident reports if an injury occurs.
* Attend and participate in staff meetings and/or training.
* Operate equipment as required by the position.
* Provide excellent customer service to class participants.
* Positively represent the City of Longmont when teaching. Be a positive liaison to the City.
* Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.

Working Environment:
Working conditions are performed either indoors or outdoors and involves exposure to hot and
cold temperatures, high humidity, direct sunlight and/or moderate to loud background noise.
Working requirements include good physical fitness conditioning, customer contact, working
alone or closely with others. Work may require up to two hours per class in chemically treated
water. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to meet
physical demands that are described as moderate, with ability to walk, stand, use of hands,
handle objects and tools, twist, kneel, and squat. Work occasionally involves custodial duties.

Qualifications:
Must have and maintain certification from a nationally recognized group fitness or trainer
certification such as ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NCSA. Must have current certifications for specialized
class formats. Previous experience as a physical fitness instructor, athletic trainer, or physical
therapist preferred. Current certification in American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety,
CPR/AED training or able to obtain within the first three months of hire.

Selection
The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview,
background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.


DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application
process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs.
Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application. For more information, call (303) 651-
8609.

The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City
of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special
assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make
arrangements.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ALL CITY OF LONGMONT FACILITIES ARE SMOKE FREE

Keywords: City of Longmont Colorado, Longmont , FITNESS INSTRUCTOR 5 - RECREATION CENTER, Education / Teaching , Longmont, Colorado

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