Listing Info The Aquatic Group Fitness Instructor reports to the Aquatics Supervisor. This position is responsible for representing the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo by displaying a professional and high energy image while meeting the fitness needs of the community. This position plays a critical role as one of our front line staff members and must display an exemplary level of customer services through our program offerings at our Aquatic Centres. Position Type: 1 Part Time Position Available Anticipated
Start Date: September 2015
Pay Rate: 33.45/hour ($1 less during probationary period)
Duties And Responsibilities Anticipate the exercise and aerobics needs and interest of members in helping to deliver appropriate programs and classes Instruct group fitness classes and programs in accordance to the Regional Recreation Corporation’s progression system Motivate class participants, be punctual, and display a high level of energy Ensure member needs are met by providing an exemplary level of customer service Acknowledge and promote services/programs/events that would provide additional benefit to the facility users Ensure the safety of staff members and fitness users by interpreting and enforcing facility rules and regulations Assist guests with use of fitness class equipment, provide instruction to ensure correct and safe practices, and keep abreast of developments related to fitness equipment and program practices Participate in scheduled training sessions and orientations Assist with setup, operation, and breakdown of fitness classes and training sessions throughout the Aquatic facility Other duties as assigned by Aquatics Supervisor or Aquatics Manager Certifications Current Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED certificate or equivalent AFLCA, CALA, or equivalent group fitness instructor certification Education High School Diploma
Essential Skills And Experience Minimum 1 year experience demonstrating a high level of maturity, responsibility, customer service, and leadership skills while instructing in a fitness environment Knowledge in health, wellness, and physical fitness Ability to work independently and as part of a team Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and oral skills Participate in department meetings, provide updates, and liaise with department staff Possess strong organizational and supervisory skills
Desirable Skills And Experience Aqua Zumba Certification Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
This position requires part time work and a flexible schedule including early morning, late night, and weekend work. This position may include heavy lifting of supplies and equipment and may be exposed to loud noises and will require an individual to be able to concentrate in a busy environment. The candidate must be physically fit and behave as a role model for a fit and healthy person This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary.
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