Team Training Instructor (Fitness) – PARC Part Time

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Recreation/Personal Trainer

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Recreation – PARC

Plainfield Park District is looking for a Part Time Team Training Instructor, available evenings and weekends.

Hourly rate is $25.00 per hour

The Team Training Instructor will lead, instruct, guide, develop and implement a strength/agility/fitness program geared towards youth athletic teams.


  • Participates in the creation of program(s) under the direction of the Recreation Manger – Athletics.
  • Responsible for providing safe, effective instruction at an appropriate intensity level for the participants of any given program based on the plan set forth with team contact and participant(s) ability.
  • Prepare team training plan and select exercises and activities to meet the team objectives. Chooses appropriate music, materials and equipment to coordinate with class activities.
  • Responsible for teaching team training programs; ensuring that proper skills and technique are demonstrated and instructed to all team members.
  • Maintains an open channel of communication to the Recreation Manager – Athletics and informs them of problems or potential problems (i.e. disruptive behavior, injuries, dangerous equipment) including undesirable behaviors; assists with documentation when necessary.
  • Responsible for class and equipment set up, take down, and cleanliness of equipment and space used during the session and what activities may take place in each area of the facility.
  • Utilizes good time management skill to ensure schedule is maintained and training times are adhered to.
  • Serve in a professional manner with the highest regard for customer service delivery.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Maintain all necessary certifications.
  • Maintains knowledge of park district policies, procedures, and guidelines and acts in accordance.
  • Performs all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Park District’s safety program.
  • Performs any additional related tasks as required.


  • Fitness program instructor experience, preferred.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Certification in group fitness instruction in the areas of kinesiology, fitness, or related field preferred.
  • C.P.R. and A.E.D. certified required; ability to certify within 6 months of hire.
  • Strong knowledge of fitness principles, exercise programs and equipment.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills and techniques used in fitness and exercise conditioning.
  • Ability to communicate with and instruct youth and/or adults.
  • Must be able to function independently possessing a high degree of self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Ability to make correct and safe judgments, exhibit good problem solving skills adhering to Park District policy and procedure.

Plainfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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