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Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Location: Denver
Posted on: September 12, 2017

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Job DescriptionAbout Us

Are you a passionate and qualified Group Fitness Instructor?

Would you love to motivate and promote the health and well-being of others?Join the staff of Denver Parks and Recreation who are dedicated to the health and fitness of Denver's residents - make a difference in your community!The City & County of Denver is seeking qualified Certified Group Fitness Instructors - *On Call to join our dedicated team of fitness instructors throughout our network of Denver recreation centers.

Why join the City & County of Denver?Our Recreation Division operates an impressive network of 27 recreation centers that offer affordable programs and a wide variety of activities to enrich the lives of Denver residents and visitors year-round. Denver Parks & Recreation employees are devoted to positively impacting our diverse population, including children, youth, adults, seniors and special needs groups.

With over 1,000 organized classes and activities going on at any given time, the City & County of Denver offers a wide variety of programs in arts & crafts, fitness & sports, aquatics, health, cultural & social activities, special events and more! Our facilities promote a safe and fun learning environment through the provision of well-rounded amenities including multi-purpose rooms, exercise rooms, weight-rooms, dance spaces, pools, basketball/tennis courts, playgrounds, athletic fields, running track and more! With these kinds of resources at your disposal for developing fitness programs, you are sure to attain professional development and success with the City & County of Denver! To find out more about Denver Parks & Recreation, please visit https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-parks-and-recreation.html

About Our Job Certified Group Fitness Instructors provide instruction in group fitness classes, demonstrating proper techniques and methods for participants and ensures a safe, fun and enriching fitness environment. Join our high-caliber team of fitness instructors dedicated to the health and fitness of Denver's residents! Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides exceptional instruction to individuals of all fitness levels
  • Demonstrates professional, safe, and effective class instruction while offering ongoing motivation and feedback to class participants.
  • Creates enthusiastic and energetic class environments while providing specific emphasis on safety and proper execution of movements.
  • Shows a willingness to answer questions and utilize positive conflict resolution skills.
  • Meets the outstanding customer service standards of Denver Parks and Recreation.
  • Instructs classes in formats such as: Yoga, step aerobics, Hi/Lo aerobics, interval training, sports performance, strength training, Pilates, indoor cycling, core conditioning, Essentrics, Zumba, OULA®, INSANITY®, and/or Barre.
  • Keeps current on all certifications and industry practices.
  • Maintains attendance records for classes; distributes and collects class evaluations as requested.
  • Complies with employee procedures and expectations as detailed in the employee manual.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested [Both primary instructor and substitute teaching opportunities are available.]

    * On-Call status = A position in which the incumbent works as needed. On-call positions may have routine or variable work patterns and are generally filled to accommodate seasonal or short term activities in various city agencies.

    About You Our ideal candidate will possess:
    • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Community Health, Exercise Physiology or related field.
    • Experience as a Certified Group Fitness Instructor in an organized, specialized recreation or commercial fitness program.We realize that your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following minimum qualifications:Education Requirement:
      • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate.Licensure and/or Certification:
        • Current certification as a Group Fitness Instructor by a nationally recognized organization (such as but not limited to: ACE or AFAA) OR a current specialty fitness certification (such as but not limited to Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Essentrics®, or cycling) by a nationally recognized organization
        • Must have a current CPR certification at the time of application.IMPORTANT:
          • Please completely detail ALL CURRENT certifications in the "Certificates and Licenses" portion of the application in order to have them be considered for qualification. In addition, please attach copies of your certifications to your application and bring them to your interview.
          • All candidates must complete a satisfactory audition and are expected to stay current with industry standards and practices as well as maintain current certifications. About Everything Else Classification Title: We call this job a Certified Group Fitness Instructor (On Call). The official job classification title is Fitness Instructor - Certified - [RG2111] Assessments / Testing: This position does not require testing. Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here . Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here .

            The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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            Company DescriptionDenver ranks as one of the top 10 Best Cities for Jobs and the 6th fastest-growing city in the nation by Forbes Magazine. Denver is committed to the environment and sustainable living. The metro area has become a model for creating green and sustainable communities. Known for its parks and recreation, Denver is the 5th healthiest metro area ranked by American College of Sports Medicine; and with over 300 days of sunshine a year, it provides the ideal setting for both work and play. The City and County of Denver also provides one of the states most exciting places for year-round adventure at Winter Park Resorts just 90 minutes from Downtown Denver, outdoor enthusiasts can take in skiing, hiking and biking.

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