City of Surrey

Community Services Assistant 2 – Weight Room Attendant, Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors & Yoga/Pilates Instructors

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Scope

We are looking for certified Personal Trainers and Weight Room Attendants that love fitness, motivating people and are committed to providing great customer service to teach a variety of classes at recreation facilities across the City.  This is an auxiliary position which may include weekends, weekdays, and/or evening shifts.  We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities to advance.

Employment Status:

  • Community Services Assistant 2 – Weight Room Attendant – CUPE – Auxiliary
  • Personal Trainers – Non-Union Instructor – Auxiliary
  • Group Fitness Instructor -Auxiliary
  • Yoga and Pilates Instructors – Auxillary

Responsibilities

Personal Trainers:

  • Instruct Personal Training sessions for all levels and experiences and will be able to motivate and lead large groups- from beginners to long time training enthusiasts
  • Develop and design exercise programs to assist participants in reaching their health and fitness goals
  • Demonstrate proper form and techniques and use clear instructions for participants
  • Provide a safe and welcoming environment
  • Offer adaptations to accomodate specific skill levels

Community Services Assistant 2 – Weight Room Attendants:

  • Weight room attending, including front desk reception, visitor services, information delivery and facility security/maintenance
  • Maintaining program areas
  • Set up and take down of equipment
  • Offer assistance and information to participants as needed
  • Ensure weight room is safe and hazard free
  • Spot clean

Group Fitness instructors:

  • You will instruct for all levels and experiences and will be able to motivate and lead large groups – from beginners
  • to long time fitness enthusiast. Additional certification to teach special population such as Older Adult, pre-post-natal and adaptive fitness is an asset.
  • All candidates should be self-motivated, skilled at building relationships with clients, have strong and clear communication skills and have a passion for health and wellness.
  • These positions may include weekends, weekdays and/or evenings shifts.
  • A practical demonstration of teaching skills will be a required component of the screening process.

Yoga and Pilates Instructors:

  • You will instruct for all levels and experiences and will be able to motivate and lead large groups – from beginners to long time fitness enthusiast. Additional certification to teach special population such as Older Adult, pre-post-natal and adaptive fitness.
  • All candidates should be self-motivated, skilled at building relationships with clients, have strong and clear communication skills and have a passion for health and wellness.
  • These positions may include weekends, weekdays and/or evenings shifts.

Qualifications

Personal Trainer:

  • proof of Personal Training certification or BCAL registered Kinesiologist and currently registered with a recognized organization (BCRPA, CSEP or CFES)
  • current Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A certificate

CSA2 – Weight Room Attendants:

  • completed grade 12
  • proof of weight training or personal training certificate
  • currently registered with a recognized organization (BCRPA, CSEP or CFES)
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A certificate

Group Fitness:

  • Proof of Group Fitness certification and currently registered with a recognized organization (BCRPA or CFES).
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A Certificate.

In addition to having your group fitness certification and Emergency First Aid/CPR the below instructors are required to have the following in applicable to the position:

  • Indoor Cycling: Proof of completion of an Indoor Cycling course/workshop
  • TRX: Proof of completion of a TRX Suspension course/workshop
  • Older Adult: Older Adult fitness certification
  • Zumba: Proof of Zumba fitness certification and Zin registration

Yoga and Pilates:

  • They will also have:Valid Emergency First Aid and CPR A and AED.
  • Strong and clear communication skills.
  • Additional certification to teach special population such as older adult, pre/post-natal and adaptive fitness is an asset

In addition to the above Yoga Instructors will have:

  • Proof of certification by recognized Yoga Instructor training program.

In addition to the above Pilates Instructors will have:

  • Proof of certification by a recognized Pilates Instructor training program.

In addition to the above Pilates Reformer Instructors will have:

  • Proof of certification by a recognized Pilates Reformer training program.

Conditions of Employment

A practical demonstration of teaching skills will be a required component of the screening process.  Applicants must be able to successfully pass a Police Information Check.

Apply

If you are interested in these opportunities please apply at Surrey.ca/careers to Job ID 3691.  Posting will remain posted until January 27, 2019.

Other Information

Accepting applications:  January 4 – 27

Reviewing applications:  January 28

Demo Dates/Interviewing:  February 6, 12, 13, 14 – invited applicants will be required to attend one of these dates

References & Police Information Checks:  February

Extending Employment Offers:  March

Training Commences:  March/April

 

 

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