Posting Date: 11/9/2022

Functional Job Title: Fitness Instructor

Status & FLSA: Non-Exempt, Part-Time (28 hours per week)

Grade: 918

Salary Range: $27.34

Location: 1510 W. Lafayette St, Baltimore, MD

About City of Baltimore, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development:

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) coordinates and directs workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employees and job seekers in order to enhance and promote the local economy. At MOED, we view our mission broadly to deliver economic justice to our city! To us, economic justice means creating an equitable workforce system for all residents – especially those who have been generationally and systemically disadvantaged – one that is responsive to their needs and ensures viable economic opportunities. Our vision is for every City resident to maximize his/her career potential and all employers have the human resources to grow and prosper – a workforce system that works.

Position Overview:

Position entails setting up equipment and teaching an instructional program in a specialized field of fitness and weight lifting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement an exercise program for program participants.
  • Practice safe and effective exercise and weight lifting techniques to include appropriate warm up and cool down procedures, stretching, and cardiovascular training.
  • Educate participants on making healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Maintain order among program participants.
  • May produce events showcasing pupils’ achievement.
  • Accurately complete incident reports.
  • Use standard industry practices regarding cleaning and sanitizing the equipment.
  • Design customized physical fitness assessments associated with career opportunities that are developed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to assess and report faulty fitness center equipment utilizing industry standard terminology.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, co-workers and representatives of other organizations.
  • Ability to counsel participants to affect positive outcomes and meet program measurable goals.
  • Ability to motivate youth and relate to their needs and interests.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to assure project completion.
  • Ability to organize work in order to meet established deadlines.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Two or more years of experience working with at risk youth from ages 14 to 22.
  • One year of paid experience for conducting fitness programs.
  • Any combination of relevant education and experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Current certification in Personal Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education or related field. Certifications may include but are not limited to ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFPA, IFPA, AAI, etc.
  • Criminal Background Investigation.

City of Baltimore, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider