Group Fitness Instructor/Zumba, Water Exercise, Senior Programming (part-time)

Location: Community Center
Job Code: 124
# of openings: 3



Group Fitness Instructor
Position Profile
Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS) position, non-exempt
Hiring for these areas of expertise:  Zumba, Water Exercise and Senior Programming
Salary: Starts at $18.00 to $25.00 per hour
Location:Eden Prairie Community Center 
Hours: Flexible 
Reporting Relationship:Reports toRecreation Coordinator - Aquatics & Fitness
Recreation Division
The Recreation Services Division has the responsibility for managing all recreation facilities and providing a variety of affordable recreation programs and services for all age groups and people for all abilities. The staff in this division are responsible for the management of facilities such as the Community Center, the Senior Center, and the Outdoor Center, as well as all other City park buildings and recreation facilities such as swimming beaches, sledding hill, amphitheatre and facilities on school property that are operated in partnership with the School District such as the Oak Point Pool and tennis courts at CMS.
Position Details
The fitness instructor instructs group fitness classes at the Eden Prairie Community Center. 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 preferred; some training is available.
City Expectations
All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared expectations: Customer Focus, Flexibility, Initiative, Results Orientation, Public Stewardship, and Teamwork.
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.
Pre-employment Process
The City of Eden Prairie conducts professional reference and criminal history checks for all employees joining the organization. All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the pre-employment process before their first day of employment.


Candidate Selection Agenda
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled
Review Applications
As applications are received
As applications are received
Expected Start Date
As soon as possible - Negotiable


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