City of Penticton
  • Recreation
  • $27.53 - $30.59
  • Hourly
  • Full-time Permanent
  • CUPE

Attractive benefits, vacation and pension package


The City of Penticton's Recreation Department is in search of a highly motivated and energetic individual for the position of Recreation Coordinator - Fitness. The Recreation Department promotes and contributes to a healthy community and enhances the quality of life for Penticton residents and visitors through planning, management and delivery of recreation, sport events and active living opportunities.

Reporting to the Recreation Business Supervisor the Recreation Coordinator - Fitness will be responsible for the supervision and instruction of personal fitness programs in the Penticton Community Centre Fitness Room.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervision and instructional duties in the fitness room, including supervision of customers and providing fitness room orientations.
  • Performing general cleaning through the fitness room, addressing hazards and ensuring equipment is stored properly.
  • Managing inquiries and communications in person, phone or email in a timely and professional manner.
  • Providing information and advice to the public regarding programs and facilities, ensuring observance of regulations governing public conduct.
  • Preparing and maintaining records and activity reports through a recreation software (PerfectMind).
  • Performing one-on-one personal training sessions for clients of all abilities, as well as setting goals and creating training programs for clients.

This position will develop and expand over time, future responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage Fitness Room Attendants/Trainers.
  • Development of a personal training service program.
  • Responsible for all fitness programming which includes group fitness, older adult wellness programs, etc.

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 2-year diploma in Kinesiology, Personal Training, or related discipline.
  • Courses related to community recreation, sport management, or leadership and sound related experience.
  • Personal training certification, Practicing BCAK or CSEP certification.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • Valid BC Driver's License, minimum Class 5.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with fitness centres and community recreation.
  • Experience with group fitness and coordinating personal training schedules.
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service, both via telephone and in person.
  • Necessary knowledge of the methods, procedures, techniques and equipment used in fitness centre operations and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide one-on-one personal training.
  • Ability to supervise, organize and lead diverse fitness programs and work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to prepare program budgets, monitor expenditures and conduct programs within budget allocations and to evaluate, prepare statistics and compile reports on programs.
  • Ability to act effectively in public situations and to show leadership, maintain control and exercise discipline with tact and diplomacy.
  • Experience with PerfectMind or another recreation booking software will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in a public sector organization will be considered an asset.
  • Marketing and project administration experience would be an asset.

If you are seeking an exciting opportunity and possess the above mentioned qualifications, we would love to hear from you! We welcome your cover letter and resume by August 9, 2020.

Schedule: Full Time Permanent (35 hours per week)
Wage: $27.53 - $30.59 per hour (Pay Grade 7, CUPE)*
Benefits: Attractive benefits, vacation and pension package  

*Once position has developed and expanded, it will move to $28.90 - $32.11 per hour (Pay Grade 8, CUPE) 

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