GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR (PART-TIME/TEMPORARY)

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$25.47 - $41.42 Hourly
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Aug 13, 2021
Ref
7321-22A-DPR-SD
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Position Information
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is looking for experienced and energetic temporary part-time Group Exercise Instructors to provide quality fitness programs designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of skill, age, and fitness levels through educational and fun classes in a safe environment.

General classes include cardiovascular training, strength training, core work, and flexibility. Cycling classes involve specific training and the ability to teach safe and effective classes.

Specific duties include:

  • Teaching in area of expertise in a safe and effective manner;
  • Providing prompt friendly customer service;
  • Giving proper instructions and offer a variety of safe exercises with levels for beginner through advanced participants;
  • Providing prompts during class to ensure smooth transitions and safety of participants;
  • Tailoring classes to participants attending based on level and skill;
  • Tracking attendance for classes;
  • Becoming knowledgeable of other Arlington County goods and services provided, as well as upcoming events; and
  • Maintaining knowledge of all Fitness Membership services and other group exercise classes offered.

Selection Criteria
Minimum:

  • High school diploma/GED;
  • 1200 hours of technical experience in group exercise or cycling, of which at least 50 hours must be as an instructor;
  • Must have CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
Technical experience may come from a variety of sources, such as work experiences, volunteer experiences or formal athletic participation.

Substitution: Additional post-high school education may be substituted for 400 hours of technical experience requirement or multiple certifications in group exercise. However, additional education/certifications may not be substituted for the instructing hours requirement.

Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the following:

  • Certification in General Group Exercise or Cycling.

Special Requirements
A pre-employment criminal records check will be conducted. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Must have CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.

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