Washington City Utah | (435) 656-6300
111 North 100 East | Washington, Utah 84780 [map]
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Closing Date: Upon Hire Hourly Rate: $16
Title: Fitness Coordinator - Part TIme Code:
Department: Leisure Services Last Revised: 10/21
Division: Community Center Effective Date: 10/21
Performs a variety of general administrative and supervisory duties as needed to coordinate the establishment, organization, scheduling and operation of fitness programs emphasizing participation and instruction in group exercise fitness classes and fitness events.
Works under the direct supervision of the Operations Manager and general supervision of the Assistant Leisure Services Director.
Provides guidance and direction to all fitness staff, group fitness instructors, personal trainers, and any other part-time personnel associated with the fitness programs.
Plans, establishes, and organizes fitness programs offered by Washington City and through the Community Center. Helps determine necessary components (i.e. instructors, facilities, equipment, staff members, volunteers, etc.). Monitors fitness program activities to assure quality and serves as a “trouble shooter” and “problem solver”. The position is intended to be a supervisory position although circumstances may, at times, require performance in other capacities as needed.
Recruits, hires, and ensures training of fitness staff to include group exercise instructors and personal trainers. Trains these individuals in their respective responsibilities providing timely resources and guidance in conjunction with scheduled classes, sessions, and programs. Monitors performance and makes recommendations affecting personnel statuses such as retention, advancement, and discipline. Schedules fitness instruction and assigns instructors to each class, and makes sure all classes are properly conducted and supervised.
Serves as a liaison to the community for the Operations Manager. Prepares and provides updates and reports as needed to advise the Operation Manager of projections, results, payroll, and other pertinent information. Makes recommendations concerning fitness programs, events, and activities offered and schedules such events. Provides timely updates to the Operation Manager regarding complaints, problems and/or concerns expressed by the public and makes recommendations accordingly. Analyzes circumstances and issues and develops alternative solutions.
Conducts periodic performance evaluations of all fitness staff members to include group fitness instructors and personal trainers.
Assists with fitness event marketing and advertising utilizing various media vehicles to reach all segments of the public and educate them in fitness programs offered. Addresses various groups and clubs to solicit time, support, and financial assistance for fitness events.
Responsible for all equipment associated with the various fitness programs. Maintains a current inventory and orders or provides a purchase request for replacement and/or new equipment as needed. Assures a safe and clean environment in the aerobics room, cardiovascular and weight training areas, and all gymnasiums through periodic safety checks.
Gives recommendations for the fitness budget. Strives to meet, or exceed revenue projections. Monitors ongoing expenditures to assure compliance with fiscal goals and to avoid unwarranted loss.
Performs related duties as required.
1. Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from high school, plus two (2) years of specialized training in the fitness industry (current fitness certifications required such as group exercise certification)
2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of the methods, techniques, and philosophies of developing and operating a broad spectrum of programs; programming for all age groups in the community; liability issues and injury prevention; organizational skills; budgeting processes and general accounting; working knowledge of personal computers and various software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, etc. Some knowledge of developing and operating a group fitness program including diet and nutrition; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, and the public; direct, motivate, develop, and evaluate subordinates; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
3. Special Qualifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be certified in CPR and First Aid or obtain it within 6-months.
4. Work Environment:
Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls and typical settings associated with outdoor recreation. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc. Communicating, i.e. talking, hearing, and seeing, is essential to job effectiveness. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in the normal course of job performance