Luverne Aquatics & Fitness: Part-Time Fitness Coach

Date Posted:

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Department:

Luverne Aquatics and Fitness

Compensation:

Part-Time; Non-exempt

Hours:

Minimum of 2 classes held per week

Deadline:

Open until filled.

Position Objectives:

General Statement of Duties: Personal or group fitness coach will work with a variety of clients to improve their fitness, physicality and overall health, performing evaluations, modelling workouts, plan, conduct and monitor programs and or classes. Performs related duties as required.

 

Supervision Received:  Works under the general and technical direction of the Wellness Center Supervisor(s); and/or Assistant Wellness Center Supervisor.

 

Supervision Exercised:  None.

Duties and Responsibilities:

TYPICAL DUTIES PERFORMED

 

The listed examples may not include all duties performed by all positions in this class.  Duties may vary somewhat from position to position within a class.

 

  • *Monitors participants during fitness classes, training sessions, or programs to  

ensure safety and ensure they are using correct technique.

  • *Plans, conducts and provides a safe fun environment for all participants.
  • *Demonstrate & promote knowledge of proper group and/or personal fitness components.
  • *Lifting, moving and or arranging fitness equipment.
  • *Set up for fitness programs/classes and maintain fitness rooms & storage area.
  • *Recording and or creating reports of clients/classes/programs.
  • *Analyzing and monitoring clients/classes behavior and abilities to adapt programs as needed.
  • Communicate to Supervisor equipment needs or hazards.
  • Assists and greets customers upon entering of facility or class.
  • Adheres to and enforces all facility/program policies.
  • *Earns all necessary continuing education credits.
  • *Attends required training and meetings.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned or required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  •          *Considerable knowledge of various exercise equipment & methods including but not limited to strength training and cardiovascular exercise in a variety of personal and group fitness sessions.
  •          *General knowledge of department fitness policies and procedures.
  •          *Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
  •          *Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  •          *General knowledge of attendance forms and sound systems.  
  •          *Considerable ability to interact with the general public in a positive manner and

to promote programming.

  •          *Working ability to provide a set schedule of 2 classes per week.
  •          *Considerable technical competency, point-of-sale, scheduling, video conference calling, screen shares, launching videos, and using hyperlinks.
  •          Ability to work independently and also as a member of a crew in an efficient, safe

and cooperative manner.

  •          Prolonged periods of intense physical exertion including running, lifting and stretching.
  •          Ability to lift 75 pounds or more when required.

 

Note:  Asterisked items are essential to the job.

 

(These examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed and are not necessarily all-inclusive.  The job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  The City of Luverne reserves the right to change and/or eliminate any and all job duties if needed.)

 

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

·         *Must have and maintain Personal or Group Fitness Instructor certification, or work progressively towards certification within 6 months of hire by ACE, ACSM, AFAA or equivalent.

·         *Must have and maintain American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification, or work progressively towards certification within 3 months of hire.

 

Desirable Qualifications: 

 

·         Completion of a two or four year degree in an accredited college in health, exercise, or human performance or current certification in a nationally accredited fitness program.

·         Training and experience in personal or group fitness training.

·         Training and experience in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR.

·         Ability to provide classes on mornings, nights and weekends. 

More Information:

For further information, please contact the Luverne Aquatics & Fitness Center Manager Sam Honerman at (507)449-5036 or shonerman@cityofluverne.org.