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Personal Trainer

at City of Wheat Ridge

Pay: $18.46 to $27.69/hour
$18.46 - $27.69
Posted: 3/11/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary,Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2701606
Keywords: fitness, exercise

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Responsible for instruction and promotion of various types of fitness programs to include individual and group Personal Training, fitness assessment and Weight Training classes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy, exercise science, physical conditioning principles and methods, fitness assessments, variety of resistance training programming and injury prevention; demonstrate competency in exercise individual and class design and implementation for group programs. Responsible for preparation for program activities; prepare lesson plans, organize relative equipment; set-up and break-down materials used for instruction.

Monitor participants and their ability to participate; monitor attire to properly perform, i.e., shoes, etc., if applicable; provide a safe environment for all participants; enforces all general building policies if applicable; complete any necessary reports and forms, i.e., Accident Reports, Health Forms, Attendance Records, Supply Requests, etc.

Attend meetings as required; responsible for finding a dependable, appropriate substitute if absence is necessary. Perform body fat analysis and computer fitness assessments for customers. May be required to organize and assist the clerical support functions to include, filing, inputting data, completing reports, etc. Perform related work as required and assigned.

Work is performed in accordance with standard practice and methods requiring initiative to complete recurring assignments independently and judgment to determine which of many methods are applicable in any given situation. Finished work is reviewed for accuracy, quality and completeness. Unfamiliar situations are referred to the supervisor.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Knowledge - Principles, practices, teaching methods and techniques that provide positive motivation; of rules, strategies, and skills; of the Cardiovascular system, human anatomy; exercise science, fitness assessments and a variety of resistance training programming and injury prevention.

Skills - Public relations skills; in the operation of necessary equipment; must be versatile in all developmental stages.

Abilities - Plan, organize, instruct, and supervise the assigned program; control large groups of people; follow instructions; remain current on the trends of the industry; communicate effectively to the participants; analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper courses of action to be taken; work with little supervision; learn and adhere to the facility emergency procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Training& Experience – Personal Training certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization such as ACE, AFFA, or ACSM or an Excercise Physiology degree is required; previous experience preferred.

Supplemental Information

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All team members are expected to adhere to the organizational values of ACTION and are responsible for contributing to the achievements of the organization and department. Team members are expected to continue to grow professionally and to apply their learning to their job setting.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the City of Wheat Ridge not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, national origin or disability, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification. The City of Wheat Ridge will consider reasonable accommodations for employment to qualified applicants UPON REQUEST to the Human Resources Office.