City of Astoria
  • 16-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Recreation Center
  • Astoria, OR, USA
  • 16.50 - 20.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No benefits, sick leave per Oregon State statutes


SUMMARY

This position is responsible for teaching group exercise classes by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES other duties as assigned...

This description covers the most significant essential and auxiliary duties performed by this position for illustration purposes, but does not include other occasional work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.  The job description does NOT constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.

  1. Plans and teaches quality fitness and exercise routines for up to 20 participants at a time, with an emphasis on safety and creating a positive experience for each participant. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager and in coordination with the Recreation Coordinator.
  1. Understands how the exercises affects the body and has the ability to modify the routine to assist students with differing skill levels.
  1. Assists in maintaining high class participation by maintaining a positive demeanor and creating an atmosphere that is fun, encouraging, challenging, and safe.

JOB DUTIES

  • Ensures proper time management for planned activities.
  • Selects music that is appropriate for the class and participants.
  • Keeps up to date on trends and improvements to the different styles of exercise and movement.
  • Safely operates available equipment, instructs in the safe operation of available equipment, and communicates equipment needs and maintenance issues accordingly.
  • Tracks attendance and ensures the student's class have checked in and paid.
  • Monitors attendance levels and discusses ways to improve attendance when needed with immediate supervisor.
  • Communicates effectively to participants, provides information and assistance to participants regarding general inquiries, programs, and schedules.
  • Ensures cleanliness of the fitness area and that proper safety protocol is followed.
  • Assists with implementation of special events and activities.
  • Assists in responding to emergency situations in the work place by following the emergency action plan, contacting the appropriate agencies, and documenting incidents and necessary.
  • Keeps certifications current according to assigned role.
  • Displays excellent communication skills required in working with coworkers/public, including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under
  • Demonstrates abilities to work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Maintains a neat and professional appearance and follows dress code protocol where assigned.
  • Respectfully takes direction from the supervisor.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and guidelines as described in the City of Astoria Personnel Manual, Parks and Recreation Department Manual, and other documentation related to this position.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Has the minimal skills necessary to operate a computer.  Can log on to a computer system, navigate in windows, perform simple tasks within applications and enter information into a database. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A valid CPR/Frist aid certification and/or Group Exercise certification is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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