Arlington, Virginia
$25.73 - $41.84 Hourly
Feb 02, 2022
Mar 09, 2022
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

  • 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.

Covid-19 Vaccination: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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