Certified Personal Trainer - Denver Parks and Recreation

  • City and County of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 22, 2022
Part Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description

About Our Job

This is a part-time position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. Part-time positions may have routine or variable work schedule.

Denver Parks and Recreation's Fitness division serves all fitness levels through a variety of services led by more than 100 fitness professionals. Services include over 200 group fitness classes offered citywide, as well as specialized programs such as Boot Camps, personal training, youth fitness and personalized nutrition programs to promote wellness for Denver citizens. To learn more about Denver Parks and Recreation's Fitness division, please visit Fitness & Personal Training webpage .

Certified Personal Trainers provide one-on-one instruction in fitness programming, demonstrating proper techniques and methods for participants, and ensuringa safe, fun, and enriching fitness environment.Be a part of our progressive Denver Parks and Recreation Department and join our high-caliberfitness team dedicated to the health and fitness of Denver's residents!

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop exercise programs designed for a variety of levels and lead clients through workouts in individual, small group, and/or large group settings
  • Demonstrate appropriate modifications of exercises and assist clients in setting attainable goals
  • Perform consultations and fitness assessments on clients and potential clients
  • Provide professional, safe, and effective demonstrations while offering ongoing motivation and feedback to clients
  • Create enthusiastic and energetic workout environments while providing specific emphasis on safety and proper execution of movements
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of cardiovascular and resistance training instruction, flexibility training, functional training, safety/spotting, fitness testing, and general nutrition
  • Meet the outstanding customer service standards of Denver Parks and Recreation
  • Keep current on all certifications and industry practices
  • Keep a schedule of times to train participants in the mornings, evenings, and/or weekends
  • Show a willingness to answer questions and utilize positive conflict resolution skills; keep all client forms and files up to date

About You

We are looking for knowledgeable and enthusiastic Certified Group Fitness Instructor who can provide engaging programming, with an eye for safety and fun! Our ideal candidate will possess:
  • Current NCCA nationally accredited Personal Training certification (such as but not but not limited to: NASM, NSCA, ACE, ACSM, or AFAA)
  • Industry related degree (not required) combined with nationally accredited certification
  • Previous Personal Training experience in an organized fitness establishment is a plus but not required
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Willingness and ability to teach strength-based group fitness classes

We realize that your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate
  • Experience Requirement: None
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement
  • License/Certifications: Certification as an instructor and/or trainer in yoga, step aerobics, kick boxing, boot camp, hip-hop, interval training, sports performance, strength training, Pilates, Zumba, indoor cycling, core conditioning or any fitness area by a nationally recognized organization
  • Requires certification in CPR/First Aid at the time of application or within six months hire date
  • Licensure and certification must be kept current as a condition of employment

About Everything Else

Job Profile
RG2111 Fitness Instructor Certified
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$20.51 - $28.20

Starting Pay
$21.72 - $23.00/hour

Parks and Recreation

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Job Address

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