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Fitness Instructor

Competition No: 2023-FI

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: Please see job description for a list of all wages

Last Updated: 4/2/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

If teaching group fitness classes is your passion, then look no further! Burnaby Recreation Centre’s are looking for enthusiastic individuals to lead group aquafit, Zumba, pilates, and yoga classes. Fitness Instructors lead exercise programs for adults and seniors, focusing on functional exercises, balance, agility, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. The incumbent will also perform related work as required.

Applicants must hold a current BCRPA certificate or related equivalent with one or more fitness-related modules, and have experience planning and leading group fitness, aquafit, pilates, and/or yoga classes. Other related duties include communicating with program coordinators as well as program/equipment set up and tear down. Other requirements include First Aid certification and CPR Level C and strong customer service and communication skills. This work is suitable to individuals seeking occasional and/or part-time work; preference will be given to candidates with prior experience exceeding six months.

Candidates must possess a minimum of:
  • Group Fitness: one of the following current Group Fitness Certification: BCRPA, Canfitpro, CFES, Aquafit certifications
  • Yoga: 200+ Hour Yoga Certification
  • Pilates: Pilates Certification

In addition to a valid group fitness certification from one of the above, we are seeking those with experience and specialty certifications in the following areas: Aquafit, BARRE, TRX, Older Adult, and Osteofit/Get Up and Go.

Fitness Instructor Level 1 – 3 Wage: $30.58 – 33.88 – 38.55 per hour +12% in lieu of benefits

Pilates Instructor Level 1 – 3 Wage: $36.76 – 47.28 – 60.24 per hour +12% in lieu of benefits

Yoga Instructor Level 1 - 3 Wage: $38.23 – 43.70 – 52.52 per hour +12% in lieu of benefits

Zumba Instructor Level 1 – 3 Wage: $42.03 – 47.28 – 52.52 per hour +12% in lieu of benefits

Please apply online at competition will remain open until filled.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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