Job Details:

Fitness Instructor

Job Details
Open Date Aug 08 2019 - 10:15:00 AM Close Date Aug 31 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Fitness Instructor Posting Type Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Community Services Openings 2
Education Other    
Location Various Town Locations

Description

Position Summary

The Town of Milton is currently recruiting for qualified fitness and wellness instructors. Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation, this part-time position delivers group fitness/wellness classes appropriate for all levels and abilities of participants. Successful candidates must be able to work variable hours including evenings.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver and conduct fitness/wellness programs following the required industry standards
  • Modify the fitness/wellness class to appeal to all fitness levels of the program participants
  • Provide a safe learning environment
  • Create a welcoming and positive atmosphere for participants to actively participate
  • Set-up and take down required equipment
  • Maintain a safe, clean facility; including proper usage and storage of equipment
  • Report any accidents, incidents, concerns or site damage to the immediate Supervisor
  • Maintain and submit attendance records
  • Submit all required forms ensuring accuracy and completeness of information to immediate Supervisor
  • Establish positive relationships, clear communication channels and work cooperatively with all staff and participants
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Attend and participate in mandatory staff functions: training, meetings and allocated program times
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives

Qualifications

  • Experience instructing fitness/wellness classes or working within the fitness/wellness field
  • Current Certified Fitness Instructor Specialist (i.e. Canfit Pro, Older Adult Specialist, Pre/Post Natal Specialist) or Certified Wellness Instructor (Yoga, Pilates)
  • Certified to instruct the applicable fitness or wellness program(s)
  • Strong program planning skills
  • Superior instructional and coaching skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Effective organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Experience working in a recreational setting an asset
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities an asset
  • Experience working with older adults an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level “C”
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

Hourly Rate: $26.73

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.