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Fitness Instructor - Cycle Instructor

Company: City of Greeley
Location: Greeley
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Salary Range: $13.65 - $42.34 hourly

Hiring Range: $20.50 - $24.50 hourly

Job Summary:

The City of Greeley Recreation is looking for certified Group Fitness Instructors to join our growing team. We are looking for instructors who can teach a variety of formats including: Aqua Fitness, MindBody (Yoga/Pilates), Cycling, SilverSneakers, Dance Fitness, Strength and Aerobic-Style Training. Instructors are responsible for leading safe, effective, and motivating group fitness classes for community members.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

  • Nationally Accredited Group Fitness Certification required: ACE, AFAA, ISSA, NETA, or Stages and/or Nationally Recognized Specialty Certification deemed appropriate for the class format.
  • Ability to design an effective class based on the format and participant needs.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of proper group fitness components: warm-up, aerobic conditioning and strength, flexibility, and cool-down segments.
  • Ability to communicate proper form and usage of fitness equipment.
  • Ability to provide exercise modifications and progressions for a wide variety of abilities.
  • Effective knowledge and understanding of cuing and musicality.
  • Ability to uniquely motivate and build rapport with class participants to provide a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Customer service experience.
  • 2+ years of Group Fitness instruction preferred.
  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Certification required: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
    Essential Functions:
    • Responsible for design and delivery of group fitness classes on the weekly schedule.
    • Keep accurate record of class attendance.
    • Willingness to cross-train in other group fitness formats.
    • Serve as a role model to staff and participants as it relates to personal fitness, etiquette and safety.
    • Provide a friendly, inclusive, service-oriented environment for staff and participants.
    • Provide positive relations and policy education to participants.
    • Maintain familiarity of Greeley Recreation functions including: risk management procedures, membership information, basic operational practices, and understanding of programs and services.
    • Respond to all injuries and assist in immediate emergency procedures.
    • Keep group fitness studios and closet areas clean and organized.
    • Maintain NCCA Group Fitness or specialty certification and CPR/AED/First Aid certifications per industry standards.
    • Personal commitment to pursuing continuing education and advanced understanding of fitness, nutrition, and wellness industry standards.
      Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
      • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts while performing job responsibilities.
      • Occasionally loud noise levels within the recreation facilities.
      • Workdays can extend from early mornings to late evenings, as well as weekends and holidays.
      • Variable Hour Position: employees are expected to work less than 30 hours average per week.
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
      • Physical effort required including, but not limited to, lifting weights, squatting, bending, reaching, spotting, and prolonged standing and walking.
        Conditions of Employment: Candidates must successfully complete all pre-employment screenings and employment eligibility verification. Pre-employment screenings include a drug test, a background and national sex offender search, a motor vehicle record search, and for some positions, a physical demands evaluation. For more information about City policies and practices during the recruitment process, including but not limited to EOE, Reasonable Accommodation, and pre-employment screenings, please visit our career page HERE.

Keywords: City of Greeley, Greeley , Fitness Instructor - Cycle Instructor, Education / Teaching , Greeley, Colorado

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