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Group Exercise Instructor IV- MLK Rec Center

Company: City of Denton
Location: Denton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

Responsible for leading a group of participants through a series of movements and exercises set to music while inspiring and motivating them to improve their health and fitness-related behaviors.

Essential Functions and Other Important Duties

  • Assists in maintaining current class records (i.e. attendance, accident and incident reports, etc.)

  • Reporting safety concerns regarding facility and equipment

  • Assists with class coverage outside of regularly scheduled classes

  • Ensures the safety of class participants by adhering to center policies and procedures and by following guidelines set by program certifying agency

Additional Duties:

  • Become familiar with City of Denton and recreation center operational polices in order to provide customer assistance as needed

  • Assist with fitness programing

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old or older

  • Hold an Adult CPR/AED certification through American Red Cross or American Heart Association

  • Hold a specialty certificate for a specific group exercise format or a nationally recognized Group Exercise Instructor Certification

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and participants

  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance

  • Ability to move rhythmically to the beat of the music and to incorporate optimal usage of cueing, tempo, choreography, and safe transitional movements from one pattern to another.

  • Ability to maintain the proper technique, endurance, and level of energy needed to complete each fitness class

  • Possess a proficient working knowledge of human anatomy, exercise physiology, and physical fitness training principles.

  • Ability to stay within a scope-of-practice of qualifications when giving advice and recommendations to class participants.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License and valid state required minimum automobile liability insurance prior to employment (must obtain Texas Class "C" driver's license and state required minimum automobile liability insurance within 30 days of hire per state law)

  • Must pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check

  • Must pass physical examination

  • Retain all certifications required for the position

  • Retain any continuing education subscriptions required to keep certifications valid

  • Provide legally purchased music licensed for group exercise instruction

  • Must be available 15 minutes before and after class to set-up/take-down and answer participant's questions and to maintain a positive exercise experience

  • Hold an Adult CPR/AED certification through American Red Cross or American Heart Association

  • Hold a specialty certificate for a specific group exercise format or a nationally recognized Group Exercise Instructor Certification

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed

ADA/EOE/ADEA

Keywords: City of Denton, Denton , Group Exercise Instructor IV- MLK Rec Center, Other , Denton, Texas

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