Job Details: Fitness Instructor

Job Details
Open Date Nov 19 2020 - 04:30:00 AM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Fitness Instructor Posting Type Contract - Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Contract (Defined Term)
Department Group Hours per Week variable hours based on program schedule
Department Parks Recreation and Culture Openings Ongoing
Education Equivalent to Completion of Community College or Specialized Trade Courses Company Municipality of Port Hope
Location Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario
Salary Range $25.00 - $40.00/hour
Union Position No


The Fitness Instructor is responsible to assist in the planning and delivery of fitness programs offered by the department of Parks, Recreation and Culture and the supervision of the program participants; ensure compliance with fitness standards, HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations and Municipal Policies and procedures in cooperation with the Recreation and Culture Coordinator, Child and Youth Coordinator, and/or Older Adult Activity Coordinator

Skill Requirements:

  • Secondary School Diploma preferred.
  • Certification as a fitness instructor specialist with Canfitpro, TRX, Canadian Yoga Alliance or other certifying body.
  • Specialty certifications such as: Zumba, Pilates is an asset.
  • Standard First Aid, CPR “C” with AED.
  • Experience working with adults and older adult groups.
  • HIGH FIVE ®: Principles of Healthy Aging is preferred.


  • Valid and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (Police Records Check)

Employment Terms:

  • Term: One year contract
  • Hours: Variable hours based on program schedule; Programs offered Monday through Sunday.
  • Compensation: $25.00 - $40.00/Hour, based on specialty, education and experience

Application Process:

Please submit your cover letter and resume Online at / Your Municipal Government / Careers / Click on “View Job Opportunities + Apply Online”. Note that interviews will occur on an as needed basis, depending on the availability of programs throughout the year. 

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer. Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.


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