YMCA OF LINCOLN, NEBRASKA

Water Fitness Instructor

STATUS: Part-Time
LOCATION: Northeast

SUMMARY 
Instructs group classes and provides excellent service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and connection. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Plans and conducts safe and effective group fitness classes.
  • Knows all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.  
  • Documents and notifies Director of incidents/accidents and member questions/concerns.
  • Maintains certifications listed under Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations.
  • Receives and carries out instructions.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.  Secures a substitute if unable to cover scheduled shift and notifies Director of schedule substitutions prior to the change.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
  • Ability to talk, see and hear. 
  • Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of  the YMCA and its purpose, mission and values.  Demonstrates this understanding through behavior and actions that support the purpose, mission and values.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 
Minimum of six months of experience participating in or one year teaching group exercise classes.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 
CPR, AED and First Aid Certified

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 
 Ability to lift and/or move up to 40lbs. as required.  
 Ability to perform moderate physical activity that may include standing, climbing, walking, bending, twisting and reaching.  
OTHER
Approved YMCA staff attire