Special Interest Instructor – Fitness Job in Georgina, ON at Town of Georgina –

(Job ID# 2022.199SS)

Department: Community Services

Division: Recreation Services

Location: Locations vary

Status: Sessional (January 3, 2023 to December 31, 2023)

Number of Positions: 1-5

Scheduled Hours/Shifts: 1-3 hours per week

Wage Range: Fair Market Value

Date Posted: November 15, 2022

Date Closing: Ongoing

Come work with us!

Employment with the Town of Georgina offers an opportunity to make a positive difference in our community. We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that is focused on continuous improvement, innovation and providing exceptional customer service. We offer a collaborative team environment and an excellent place to take charge of your career.

Position Purpose: Responsible for the instruction of a fitness program; focusing on techniques and building endurance to registrations and participants of all ages and abilities. For full details, please see attached job description.

Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have previous experience and knowledge of fitness, exercise techniques, physical education, health or related fields – previous experience instructing programs or coaching is an asset; and ability to work in indoor and outdoor spaces, as well as flexible hours including daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays. First Aid/CPR-C certification considered an asset. Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

How to apply:
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, identifying the Job Title and Job ID#. Please apply by visiting www.georgina.ca/careers – Current Opportunities by 11:59 pm on the closing date. The assessment process may include a practical test and/or interview.

Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment:
The Town of Georgina is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Office to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


POSITION: Special Interest Instructor – Fitness

DEPARTMENT: Community Services Dept. DIVISION: Recreation Services

Responsible for the instruction of a fitness program; focusing on techniques and building endurance to registrations and participants of all ages and abilities.

Recreation Services Supervisor

Recreation Programmer – Adult Programs and Special Events


Plan and deliver lessons for all ages assigned.

Setup and take down of program equipment and facilitate all programs/classes assigned.

Ability to plan the course content and arrangement of instruction for various levels of skill and ability;

Ability to teach in a class/group setting;

Instructs registered participants in fitness foundations, knowledge, skills and techniques, leads with confidence.

Develops and implements lesson plans and course curriculums, while measuring outcomes

Demonstrates basic skills in physical fitness and health education as well as nutrition, warmup/cool down, goal setting and other wellness topics

Monitors participants growth in the program and adapts lessons as necessary

Completes administrative tasks a such as communication with Recreation Programmer for class lists, attendance sheets, incident reports and class evaluations

Demonstrates a high level of customer service and provides this service on the front-line of operation and does so in an efficient, courteous and respectful manner;

Meet the needs of each participant and ensure adequate safety while facilitating the program.

Interacts with participants, staff and community members and maintains a positive and effective working relationship

Follows up with participants at the end of each session regarding their progression;

Performs administrative tasks to support the program as assigned by the Recreation Programmer or designate;

Ensures all participants are wearing the proper, standard equipment required for participating in their running class (i.e. running shoes, appropriate clothing, layers etc.)

Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Participate in the Town’s Health and Safety Program and follow safety practices in work methods and procedures; observes and complies with all relevant Health & Safety regulations.

Immediately report all concerns (including product), suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions to the Recreation Services Supervisor or designate.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions and duties of the position and will not be construed as a detailed job description of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Previous experience and Knowledge of fitness, exercise techniques, physical education, health or related fields

Previous experience instructing programs or coaching is considered an asset;

Confident in teaching large groups in a classroom setting;

Ability to work in various work settings (i.e. indoor and outdoor spaces);

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Willingness to work with others and responding constructively to feedback;

Previous administrative and customer service experience is considered an asset;

Responsible, courteous, good communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

Ability to work independently without close supervision;

Effective conflict resolution, problem solving and critical thinking skills;

Excellent customer service skills to deal effectively with the general public, participants, parents or guardians.

Must be available to work flexible hours including daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays

Provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Check;

First Aid & CPR C is an asset;

About the Company

Company: Town of Georgina –

Company Location:  Georgina, ON

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