Group Fitness Instructor (part time)

Eden Prairie, MN
Jan 08, 2019
Feb 07, 2019
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time
Position Details

Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS) position, non-exempt 

Hours:  Varies

Salary:  Starts at $16.00 - $30.00/hr (depending upon qualifications)

Location: Eden Prairie Community Center

Reporting Relationship:  Reports to Recreation Supervisor- Community Center Operations

Community Center Division

The Community Center Division of the Park and Recreation department has the responsibility for managing the Eden Prairie Community Center, Oak Point Pool, City beaches and Park Facility Rental. Division team provides a variety of affordable recreation programs and services for all age groups and all abilities. This division is also responsible for providing support to department Recreation Supervisors and the programs they manage.

Position Responsibilities

The fitness instructor instructs group fitness classes at the Eden Prairie Community Center. This position will teach group fitness classes in a variety of formats. This position may substitute for group fitness classes in a variety of formats. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:

1)   Provides instruction in a variety of fitness activities both floor and water exercise.

2)   Ensures members’ needs are met through personal recognition and by providing quality service.

3)   Monitors the well-being of all participants throughout exercise program.

4)   Assumes a leadership role as a professional in the area of exercise and aerobics.

5)   Encourages participants to continue with exercises and make healthy choices.

6)   Ensures that a safe and healthy environment exists for exercising.

7)   Instructors enforce all fitness facility policies, rules and regulations.

8)   Assists in the cleaning and general maintenance of the fitness area.

9)   Arrives well prepare, music cued and routine thought out.

  While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.

Position Requirements

Education: Group exercise certification (ACE, NETA, AEA or equivalent) and First Aid, CPR, and AED certification required.

Work Experience: Experience teaching group fitness class; some training is available. Experience teaching a variety of group fitness classes, including water fitness and silver sneakers is preferred.


City Expectations

We are a service organization. We take pride in what we do. We cultivate a supportive, encouraging and productive culture with a strong customer focus. We promote wellness and plan work/life balance into our goals. We value differences and foster inclusion. We achieve success by exhibiting our core values: collaboration, innovation, integrity, performance and relationships.

Position Specific Expectations

Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles.

Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; proofreads materials and makes necessary revisions before viewed by recipients; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated.

 Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.

 Sound Judgment: Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.

City of Eden Prairie Employment Process

The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:

1. Work history

2. Criminal history

*All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City.

City of Eden Prairie Application Process

Application Deadline: January 28, 2019

Review Applications: As applications are received

Interviews:  1 to 2 weeks after received

Start Date: Negotiable

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