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Active Living & Fitness Positions 2019

Job Details
Open Date Jan 01 2019 - 12:00:00 AM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Active Living & Fitness Positions 2019 Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual/Irregular
Department Group Recreation Hours per Week Various
Department Community Services Openings Ongoing
Education High School Diploma    
Location Various Locations Competition 19-03O

Description

Do you love working with people, have excellent customer service skills, an outgoing personality and a passion for fitness? We want to meet you!

 

The Opportunity

Our Parks & Recreation Team has various Active Living Positions available within our facilities:

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Floor Staff
  • Personal Trainer

Working with our Active Living staff, our Fitness Instructors, Floor Staff and Personal Trainers provide quality customer service to program participants through instruction, programming and/or facility support.

 

Our Fitness Instructors:

  • Prepare and deliver progressive fitness programs based on program objectives and required industry standards
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants. Start and end program on time
  • Open and close facility (not all locations)
  • Work in accordance to Cash Handling procedures and protocol as it relates to the position
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

    Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Kinesiology/Recreation would be an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Certified Fitness Instructor (Can Fit Pro or equivalent), or other specialty certification
  • Familiarity with strength and cardio conditioning equipment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

Our Floor Staff:

  • Maintain Fieldhouse cleanliness
  • Test and operate all equipment when possible, record and report any malfunctioning equipment immediately
  • Monitor traffic flow in the Fieldhouse and all Fitness Rooms
  • Guide patrons through proper exercise mechanics as required for their safety and educate patrons regarding weight room etiquette. Conduct group orientations on equipment as required
  • Maintain high visibility and be available for facility patrons
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

    Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Certified Fitness Instructor (Can Fit Pro or equivalent), or other speciality certification would be an asset
  • Familiarity with strength and cardio conditioning equipment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

Our Personal Trainers:

  • Prepare and deliver fitness programs following required standards
  • Develop exercise programs to meet participants needs and goals
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants. Start and end program on time
  • Book appointments and follow-up with clients
  • Perform consultations and fitness appraisals
  • Supervise program participants to ensure their safety
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

    Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Kinesiology/Recreation would be an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Certified Fitness Instructor (Can Fit Pro or equivalent), or other speciality certification
  • Familiarity with strength and cardio conditioning equipment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

Note: All Staff working with the Parks & Recreation Department are required to satisfactorily pass a vulnerable sector check and complete Standard First Aid with CPR-C (if not already certified).

Fitness Instructors will be required to successfully complete an audition/demo as part of our recruitment process.

 

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.