Job: Fitness Instructor - Aurora Municipal Center

This posting has expired and is no longer available.

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?
  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and wellness programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

Department Information
The City of Aurora views the health and wellness of its citizens and employees as a top priority and is dedicated to ensuring that initiative is supported by providing tools and resources to support those who live and work in Aurora.

Pay is dependent on certification(s) and experience.

Class Times Available are on a first-come first-serve basis. 
Mondays 11am  & 12pm 
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm and 5 pm

The city of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis.  As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The City is currently seeking an individual with this same view to perform a variety of tasks that support the Fitness and Wellness program for the City of Aurora including class instruction of various levels of fitness:
  • Circuit/Interval Training
  • Boot Camp
  • Strength Training
  • Responsible for own choreography of exercise classes and designing strength training programs
  • Keep effective communication with participants and other instructors and available to discuss questions and concerns
  • Set up of aerobic equipment and music prior to class, break down equipment following class
  • Responsible for finding substitutes and notifying the fitness office
  • Responsible for own time cards
  • Perform minor first aid and emergency contact if needed
  • Complete incident reports if needed
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Experience: Equivalent training and experience that will demonstrate required knowledge, abilities and skills.

Knowledge:  Basic knowledge of body mechanics helpful.

Skills: Skill in safe and effective fitness technique instruction and emergency response.

Abilities: Ability to maintain a safe environment at work site.

Licenses, Certifications, or Equipment Required: Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer and/or specialty fitness certifications.  Adult CPR/AED Certification. 

This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:  Moderate physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 25 pounds; regular walking and standing; regular climbing, bending, kneeling and crouching; hand/foot/eye coordination to perform and demonstrate appropriate fitness skills; vision to read instructions; hearing and speech communication for communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment: Works primarily indoors with exposure to dust, noise, chemicals, water and other conditions found in a fitness environment.

Equipment Used: Operates equipment related to fitness classes.

For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.


Interest Card

Submit your info to be considered for future roles.

Fill Out