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Category: Recreation / Music Pier
Department: Community Services
Location: Aquatic & Fitness Center
Days of Operation: Sunday thru Saturday
Work Days:
Hours of Operation: 6:00AM to 9:00PM
Season Length: June thru August
Shift: Flexible AM and PM classes
 
Definition:
Under direction, responsible for leading and instructing a variety of safe, fun, and effective aerobic classes with assigned groups; performs related work as required.

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads and instructs aerobic classes; corrects ineffective movements or those which may cause injury; demonstrates proper techniques; motivates participants; developes and varies class format based on course description and class membership; keeps abreast of the changes in the field of aerobic instruction and incorporates new ideas into routines; administers first aid, summoning for help when needed; carries out policies in dealing with specific groups; oversees the use of equipment and supplies.

Requirements:
Considerable knowledge of: The problems involved in the leadership of aerobic classes. Ability to: Perform continuous aerobic exercise the duration of the class; read, write, speak, and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position; promote and organize aerobic classes; give individualized instruction to participants; enforce safety precautions and give first aid in the event of a mishap; establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, associates and the public.

 
Special Requirements:
Posession of leadership skills necessary to instruct aerobic classes: possession of a valid Aerobic Instructor certification, Step certification, and CPR certification. Must become First Aid Certified upon employment.

 
Tools and Equipment Used:
Weights; exercise bands; step; and stereo system.

 
Physical Demands:
Position requires employee to: Continuously perform aerobic exercise for the duration of the class; use legs while jumping, stepping, jogging in place, balance, move upper body including reaching and bending from knees and waist, talk and hear; frequently lift weights of up to 10 lbs; and occasionally sit, stoop, and kneel to perform exercises and stretch. Special vision requirements: Close, distance, peripheral, and the ability to adjust focus.

 
Work Environment:
Position requires employee to: Work continuously in an inside environment with moderate noise. Employee may occasionally be required to change work hours.

The work physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. An employee must meet the physical demands to successfully perform the essential functions. ADA/EEO/AA 10/03

   
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