Recreation Instructor 2 (Fitness Instructor - Older Adults)

  • CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Sunnyvale, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $30.00 - $50.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

Description

RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 2
1 - 3 HOURS/WEEK


Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

Under general supervision of the Senior Center Community Service Coordinator II, the recreation instructor will lead a one-hour fitness class for adults 50 years and older.
Essential Job Functions
May include, but are not limited to the following

  • Teach fitness classes by leading and demonstrating moves and routines.
  • Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class environment for all participants.
  • Adjust class as appropriate and needed to meet the various fitness levels of class participants.
  • Responsible for bringing music to each class.
  • Change routines and music to keep class interesting for regular participants.
  • Maintain documentation of drop-in and class waiver signatures
  • Other duties as assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Current Group Fitness Certification or Specialty Certification
  • Minimum one year experience of teaching in subject area
  • Current CPR & First Aid certification
  • Experience working with older adults
  • High School diploma or tested equivalent
License/Certificate:
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.
Application and Selection Process
APPLICATION PROCESS
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification (i.e. Zumba Gold fitness, CPR, and First Aid certifications) to the Department of Human Resources.

City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For more information regarding this position, please contact Angela Chan by email to: angelachan@sunnyvale.ca.gov or call (408) 730-7803. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov.

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.

No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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