Department: Parks and Recreation Position: Fitness Specialist Status: Part Time - Non-Exempt Starting Rate: $15.00 - $18.54 Closing Date: Open Until Filled SUMMARY OF POSITION INFORMATION & TYPICAL DUTIES The City of Merriam Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a part-time Fitness Specialist to perform a variety of duties to include instruction and evaluation of participants in the use of cardiovascular and strength equipment.
Hours will vary depending on when client orientations, employee assessments, and instruction for adult fitness class(es) are scheduled.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: meeting with health club members to design individual programs; conducting follow-up visits and monitoring progress of participants; conducting regular fitness testing evaluations; evaluating participants to determine risk factors; inspecting and evaluating condition of weight room equipment; creating and instructing adult level fitness class(es); promoting fitness and health club programs, and other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Certification from National Strength and Conditioning Association, the American Council on Exercise, the National Exercise Trainers Association, or a related organization; Knowledge of principles and practices of exercise physiology and strength and conditioning; Skill in operation and demonstration of listed tools and equipment; Ability to plan, organize and conduct individual and group instruction; Knowledge of current trends in exercise programs and equipment; Ability to work evenings and weekends; Current CPR certification.
Applications can be downloaded online at www.merriam.org or by calling 913-322-5500.
Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, submitted in person, or mailed to: Merriam City Hall Attn: Human Resources 9001 W. 62nd Street Merriam, KS 66202.
City Hall hours are Mon. - Fri., 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
EOE/ADA/Drug Screen. If reasonable accommodation is necessary to apply, or further information is needed, contact Sari Maple, Human Resources, email@example.com.
No phone calls please.
Location/Region: Merriam, KS