• Group Fitness Instructor

    Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
    Eagan Community Center
    Part-Time Temporary
  • About Eagan

    Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Eagan is home to about 68,000 people. The City operates under a Council-Administrator form of government, employing 250 regular full-time employees, and up to 400 seasonal and part-time employees.  Regarded as a great place to live, work and play, the City of Eagan prides itself on exceptional customer service and employs a stable workforce with experienced and professional staff. Areas of employment include finance, engineering, law enforcement, fire safety, parks and recreation, forestry, public works and utilities, community development, sports and fitness, arts and preschool education, etc. Visit our website to learn more at www.cityofeagan.com!


    The City of Eagan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Job Summary

    Group Fitness Instructor, Part-Time
    Eagan Community Center
    Pay: $23.07+/hour, DOQ

    Open until filled
    The City of Eagan is looking for a part-time Group Fitness Instructor that is highly motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to instruct Eagan Community Center fitness classes; preferably with a background in cycling. The Fitness Instructor will design a safe, effective, and well-balanced format of movement that is appropriate for the level of the class and in accordance with the class description. The Fitness Instructor must respond to all needs and concerns of all using the fitness center in a courteous, informed and enthusiastic manner. We are currently in need of instructors available to daytime and afternoon classes. Part-time, recurring (year-round); not benefit eligible. 

    Essential Position Functions: 

    • Design group fitness classes that correspond to the printed format and intensity level of class taught
    • Welcome and acclimate new members by providing basic moves, modified choreography, and safety precautions
    • Use proper terminology and language while teaching and cueing classes
    • Be available to members to answer general health/fitness related questions before or after class
    • Assist to maintain a clean and safe group fitness room for the members and guests
    • Work with fitness center staff to patrol proper use of membership and equipment
    • Track attendance after each class by recording total number of participants
    • Complete injury reports, damage reports, and equipment or supply request forms
    • Anticipate and take charge of all emergency situations including injured members, and seek out potential exercise related injuries including but not limited to: allergic reactions, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, or cardiac problems
    • Interpret and enforce all Eagan Community Center policies for guests and staff
    • Promote and possibly be involved in health enhancement and incentive programs offered to members and guests
    • Assist fitness center staff to drive and maintain membership
    • Replace and secure all fitness equipment used or moved during class
    • Report problems, concerns, and suggestions to fitness coordinator
    • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and in-service trainings
    • Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Nationally recognized group fitness certification ie: AFAA, ACE, ACSM, or NDEITA, or equivalent, depending on class format
    • One year experience teaching group fitness classes in a fitness center, health club, community center, or equivalent
    • Experience working with and around people of all ages and fitness levels
    • Passion for health/fitness industry
    • Be able to react quickly and efficiently in a health emergency situation
    • CPR/AED and First Aid certification required
    • Able to perform all essential Position Functions under working condition requirements as described

    Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Personable, positive attitude
    • Personal Training experience
    • Knowledge of safety precautions and procedures applicable to position
    • Cycling experience and/or certifications

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, talk loudly, and hear
    • The employee is often required to move or shift up to 25 lbs
    • The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, reach, run, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, and crouch
    • The employee must be able to react quickly and spontaneously


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