Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Health & Wellness, Recreation
SALARY: $21.15 Hourly
DIVISION: Recreation Center
OPENING DATE: 11/18/20
CLOSING DATE: 12/3/20 at 05:00 PM
This is a part-time (less than 20 hours a week), non-benefited position. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
This position will provide high quality customer service to patrons. Provide a safe, clean environment for Recreation Center patrons. Instruct patrons on the use of cardio and strength training equipment. Create and implement training materials and classes in fitness and health for patrons. Recruit and train fitness instructors. Assist in the advertising and marketing of the department through social media, publications, and participation in community/department events.
Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Athletic Training, or Physical Therapy. Nationally-recognized personal training and group training certification that includes fitness assessment, and bio-mechanical and anatomy education.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the ability to frequently lift or move materials up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift or move materials up to 100 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required 70% of the time to operate such equipment as computers, keyboards, telephones, standard office equipment, and recreational equipment. The position requires the mobility to interact with and use parks and recreation equipment. The position risks harm from physical hazards during manipulation of equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work location is primarily indoors where most work occurs in a recreational setting.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofnewport.
Only complete applications will be considered. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.
The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran's preference provider. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under state, federal or local law.
All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a complete background check, reference checking, and in the case of safety sensitive positions, drug and alcohol testing.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and education would be a high school diploma or equivalency, AND 2 years relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the principles, terminology, techniques, methods, supplies, equipment, basic rules, and skills involved in a variety of cardio and exercise programs. Knowledge of techniques in supervising various physical fitness and recreational activities. Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of the recreation profession, and the purpose, use, and benefit of various elements of specific programs. Knowledge of various teaching techniques.
SKILLS: Skill in the use of strength training, cardiovascular machines, fitness equipment, standard office equipment, and parks and recreation equipment. Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills. Customer service orientation and skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communications skills with a variety of audiences. Strong reasoning, analysis, and problem-solving skills, combined with excellent judgment and professionalism.
ABILITIES: Ability to recruit and train others. Ability to formulate and execute instructional classes. Ability to establish and maintain an effective and professional working relationship with city management, employees, Council members, other entities, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups. Ability to become knowledgeable of city and department policies and procedures, share the information with clients, and enforce them as necessary. Ability to honor the confidentiality required of this position. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions. The ability to work independently is critical. The ability to introduce new fitness trends using a variety of approaches. Ability to learn new techniques and trends in fitness and health areas, and pass them along to patrons through classes or one-on-one. Ability to stay current with the latest health information, and explain how the information may affect clients' exercise/health goals. Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
SPECIAL_REQUIREMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Valid Oregon Driver's License at time of hire.
First Aid/CPR and AED certification within 30 days of hire. Personal Trainer Certification within 3 months of hire.
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