Fitness Instructor - Casual (Winter Programming)

November 5 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories Education, Library, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Education, Library, Education, Library, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Sports, Fitness, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports
Cambridge, ON
People, Place, Prosperity

Working within our Strategic Plan, Cambridge Connected, and committing to our values of Integrity, Respect, Inclusiveness and Service, the successful candidate will work together to help the City of Cambridge achieve our vision: A place for people to prosper – alive with opportunity.

Job Profile

The City of Cambridge is looking for qualified Fitness Instructors to join our team during our WINTER Programming starting in January. We are looking for instructors qualified to teach any of the following but not limited to:

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Zumba
  • Other (not listed)
  • Kickboxing
  • Karate
What you will be doing
  • Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating lessons for all levels of participants
  • Keep current with industry trends and class form
  • Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (e.g. attendance, incident/accident reports)
  • Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor and take appropriate action
  • Participates in training/in-service as required, occasionally outside of regular working hours.
Qualifications and Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a nationally recognized Fitness Instructor or Personal Training, or other relevant certifications required depending on the program selected
  • 1 plus years related Group Fitness Instruction or related experience in one or all of the following formats/styles of class.
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR C, AED
  • Strong, professional leadership qualities that help motivate and encourage participants is required.
  • Proven experience planning, implementing and supervising youth in groups.
  • Experience working with all ages in a fitness setting;
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic personality;
  • Self-Motivation and able to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
We will ask you for these items if you are hired
Current and valid Police Vulnerable Sector Check to be provided prior to commencement in this position.
Proof of your current and valid certificate(s) and/or educational qualifications.
Worker Health and Safety Awareness Training certificate from the Ministry of Labour. (may be obtained post offer)
Rate of pay

The hourly rate for this position will vary pending qualifications; however, will be within the hourly range of $15.00 to $40.00 depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours of work

Must be available to teach evenings and weekends, daytime hours is an asset but not required. The Number of hours will dependent on the number of participants taking part in our programs; as such, there are no minimum hours associated with this position.

Advertisement expiration date

To apply, submit your candidate profile and application through cityONE Careers, prior to December 1, 2019.

Accommodation needs and protection of privacy

The City of Cambridge is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the recruitment and hiring process.

Please contact Human Resources to make your needs known in advance, with the nature of any accommodations that you may require in respect to any materials or processes used to ensure your full and equal participation throughout the recruitment and hiring process.

Personal information collected in relation to the recruitment process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and used solely to determine eligibility for employment with the City of Cambridge only.

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