Fitness Attendant – Fraser Valley Regional District (Hope, BC)

Fitness Attendant

(PART-TIME) (TIME-DURATION) (SPECIAL PROJECT)
2020-55
December 7, 2020

If you have a passion for fitness, recreational programs, or sports of any type, consider turning that passion into a rewarding employment experience. Located in the heart of Hope, the Hope & Area Recreation Centre is truly a community hub. From skating to swimming, to fitness classes and more, our rec centre provides a wide range of recreation services and programs to residents of Hope and FVRD Electoral Areas A and B. Come join our dedicated, fun-loving team and learn new skills, gain valuable job experience all while exploring the exciting  field of recreation.

As a Fitness Attendant at the FVRD a typical week could see you helping patrons use the fitness room equipment safely and effectively; assisting patrons with their fitness goals; and teaching fitness classes such as Step and Strength, Fitness Express and Aqua fit. The term of this position will be from January to June 30, 2021.

We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. We believe  in lifelong learning and are committed to providing and supporting training and professional development opportunities for our staff. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in. Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we`ll take care of the rest.

Required qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus one year experience working in a fitness centre or recreation environment;
  • BCRPA Fitness Theory certificate;
  • Must possess current Standard First Aid and CPR “C” Certification;
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; and
  • Must be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence.

The preferred candidate will also possess the following:

  • BCRPA Instructor Certifications in Aquatic Fitness, Group Fitness or equivalent Certifications;
  • Current BCRPA Certification in personal & weight training or equivalent Certifications (CSEP, ACE, ACSM); and
  • Specialized Certifications in Group Fitness Classes (including Spin, TRX, Yoga, or Pilates).

The starting wage rate for this part-time Union position is $17.42 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $19.35 per hour plus either 10.6% in lieu of benefits, or if eligible, participation in the benefit program. Where applicable, shift differential and overtime are paid as per the Collective Agreement. When leading fitness classes the hourly wage will increase to the Fitness Specialist rate. The Fitness Attendant must be available for shifts from up to four (4) hours to eight (8) hours inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays.
If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications.

Please quote Competition #2020-55 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on January 8, 2021, to jobs@fvrd.ca or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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