Group Fitness Instructors – Level 2

City of Pitt Meadows

The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest,” the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,500 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment, and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.

Group Fitness Instructors – Level 2

The City of Pitt Meadows Recreation Department is currently transitioning the group fitness portfolio from contracted services to an in-house staff model as of January 2019. The Recreation Department has multiple openings and is looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to lead fitness classes.

Reporting to the Recreation Program Services Coordinator, these positions are responsible for leading exercise programs for youth, adults and seniors, focusing on functional exercises, balance, agility, cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, mindfulness, and other health related fitness. Group Fitness Instructors will provide direct instruction, leadership and program management for a specific activity/interest.

The successful applicants must hold a current Group Fitness BCRPA certificate or related equivalent with one of more fitness-related modules, i.e. Older Adult, Osteofit, Indoor Cycling, 3rd Age Certification, Boot camp & Circuit classes, TRX/Suspension training, Adapted Fitness Instructor and have experience planning and leading group fitness and/or cycle classes. Other required qualifications include:
  • Current Group Fitness Instructor Certification – BCRPA or related equivalent
  • Valid and ongoing continuing education credits in BCRPA
  • Current First aid and CPR
  • Other certification related to the activity, such as; Zumba certification and Zin registration, Dance fitness designation, Yoga certification, Pilates Certification, etc.

*Copies of relevant professional certificates will be required at the time of the interview.

A Level 2 Fitness Instructor will teach specialized health, wellness and fitness programs where the instructor is required to have additional certifications and/or where programs are trademarked. These programs are often targeted to the specific needs of the participants, such as; aging populations, pre and post-natal fitness, mindfulness, etc.  Examples of these programs are; Yoga, Yogalates, Pilates, Zumba, Dancefit, Prenatal Fitness, Tai chi and Qigong classes.  Additionally, a Level 2 instructor can teach specialized health-related fitness programs with certifications in; Osteofit, Arthritis, Dementia, Parkinson’s etc.

Salary Rate: $38.00 per hour

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community. For more information and a complete job description visit our website at:

Apply on-line by submitting a resume and cover letter detailing how your skills compare to the above requirements, in confidence, at:

This posting will remain open until all positions are filled. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Pitt Meadows
Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: October 29, 2018, 1:29 pm
Expires: November 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

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