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Fitness Programmer
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

November 5, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-167 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford is offering an exciting opportunity in our Parks, Recreation & Culture Department for a dynamic, self-motivated professional with the proven skills, energy and leadership of a Fitness Programmer. In this challenging role you are responsible for developing, promoting, leading, supervising and evaluating a wide variety of fitness instruction and wellness programs and events.

Your experience in recreation recruitment and onboarding will assist you in selecting, leading, training, mentoring and evaluating a large team of fitness and wellness staff. You will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers while you promote public interest and participation in our fitness programs.

Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills, combined with a strong commitment to customer service excellence are essential to this role. Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and objectives of organized community recreation along with knowledge of the health and wellness interests, needs and resources of the community serviced will guide your success in this position.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have:
• A Diploma in a related discipline;
• Two years related experience in a fitness environment including one year of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• BCRPA or equivalent Certified Personal Trainer or Certified Weight Trainer;
• BCRPA or equivalent Certified Fitness Leader in a minimum of two areas (Aquatics, Group Fitness, etc.);
• Current Standard First Aid Certification; and
• Current CPR Level C Certification.

Please note that this is a 20 hour per week part-time position which may be increased at various times due to operational requirements. The schedule includes evening and weekend shifts. This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $27.27 to $32.08.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Opening Date: October 15, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 5, 2018 04:30 PM

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