Fitness and Aquatics Job Opportunities

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Fitness Trainer

 

National Certification      $13.00

In House Certification     $10.00

Non Certified                   $ 7.75

 

Dorothy W. Hunt  Branch (Youth Fitness)
Mon – Fri. 9am-11am (2 positions)

 Katherine W. Harvey Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary by appointment)

Leads and coordinates individual or group adult aerobics and physical fitness sessions for a specified health and fitness program. Develop new aerobics and fitness programs for various age groups, especially elderly population.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

 

 EDUCATION
High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE
One (1) to three (3) years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; or must have taken fitness classes consistently within past year; or must be recommended by Fitness & Aquatics manager for in house training.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to supervise and instruct participants in proper movements to maximize workouts.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification required.
  • Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid driver’s license if working at multiple locations.

 

Lifeguard                                                                      $10/hr

 

Dorothy W. Hunt  Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary)

Joyce Jaynes Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary) (1 position)

 Katherine W. Harvey Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary) (2 positions)

Mary Ann Dodson Outdoor Camp
Mon – Fri (20 hours each position) (2 positions)

 Ensures safety of patrons of aquatic facility; prevents and responds to emergencies. Performs routine pool maintenance activities.

EDUCATION
16+ years old. High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Nationally recognized lifeguard certification.

 EXPERIENCE
One (1) year lifeguard experience preferable, or any equivalent experience and/or training providing required knowledge, skills, abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of water safety, pool chlorination and filtration systems.
  • Excellent swimming skills.
  • First Aid/CPR certified.
  • Able to interact positively and communicate well. Able to analyze situations and make decisions.
  • Good physical condition needed to lift/carry persons in water.
  • Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid driver’s license when if performing duties at multiple locations.

 

Specialty Fitness Trainer              $15/hr

 

  • Shirley Leavell Branch 10712 Sam Snead
    • 2hrs Tues & Thurs 9am(Aqua Zumba)

Under general supervision, leads and coordinates individual or group youth and adult aerobics and physical fitness sessions for a nationally licensed specialty health and fitness program.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE
Recognized competency in national licensed curriculum is required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • CPR and First Aid Certification required.
  • Knowledge and experience in leading group training required. Position requires superb physical condition.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with people of all ages. Must be willing to work weekends, late afternoons, and evenings and/or before and after normal hours.
  • Ability to create a fun atmosphere in class required.
  • Must be able to perform job in safest possible manner due to high injury risk.
  • May be required to have access to personal vehicle with valid driver’s license and proof of sufficient liability insurance if assignments required multi-site classes.

Leisure Leader Instructors
for Music, Dance, Gymnastics
                                                 

 

National Certification    $13.00

In House Certification    $10.00

Non Certified                     $7.75

 

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Music Instructor
Mon – Sat. (hours vary by appointment)

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Dance Instructor
Mon – Sat. (hours vary by appointment)

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Gymnastics Instructor
Mon – Sat. (hours vary by appointment)

Under general supervision, teaches and coordinates a leisure learning program, maintaining safety and technical standards that lead to a quality program providing positive experiences for student in developing new skills, improving self-image and having fun.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE
Music Instructor: Minimum four (4) years training in music required. Two (2) years previous experience in music instruction, teaching or tutoring preferred. Background in either Music Learning Theory or Comprehensive Musicianship preferred. Must know music terminology and theory.

Dance Instructor: Three (3) years specialized training in multi-disciplined education preferred. Two (2) years previous experience providing dance instruction, teaching, or tutoring required. Some dance choreography experience helpful. Some knowledge of production of a dance recital, including costumes, music, lighting and overall organization of a show needed. Production of at least one dance recital highly desirable.

Gymnastics Instructor:  One (1) to two (2) years gymnastics instruction experience required.  A solid background in gymnastics; either at a recreational or competitive level required.  Previous gymnastics coaching/instructional experience required.  Must possess, or be working toward, a NCCP Level 1 coaching certificate (including NCCP Level 1 Technical for gymnastics).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Considerable ability to create a fun atmosphere in class required. Must be able to effectively communicate with people of all ages. Ability to work well with adults and children in a learning environment required.
  • Must be energetic, organized, have experience teaching young children and willing to exercise considerable judgment and initiative in dance skills development.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, late afternoons, and evenings and/or before and after normal hours.
  • Must be capable of planning and holding periodic recitals. Certification in CPR/First Aid required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
  • May be required to have access to personal vehicle with valid driver’s license and proof of sufficient liability insurance if assignments required multi-site classes.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

 

Aquatic Trainer                                                  

 
National Certification    $13.00

In House Certification  $10.00

Non Certified            $ 7.75

                                                                                                                                                            

Dorothy W. Hunt  Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary)

 Joyce Jaynes Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary) (3 positions)

 Katherine W. Harvey Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary) (2 positions)

 Shirley Leavell  Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary)

Instructs individuals and groups to be skillful in swimming and water safety. Ensures safety of patrons in aquatic facility; prevents and responds to emergencies.

EDUCATION
High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE
16+ years old. Nationally recognized lifeguard certification. One (1) year experience as swim instructor and must be experienced in working with children. One (1) year lifeguard experience required, or any equivalent experience and/or training providing required knowledge, skills, abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of water safety, pool chlorination and filtration systems. Excellent swimming skills.
  • First Aid/CPR certified.
  • Able to interact positively and communicate well.
  • Able to analyze situations and make decisions. Good physical condition needed to lift/carry persons in water.
  • Stamina needed to work in sun in extreme heat for long hours. Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid.