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Group Fitness Instructor
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Town of Breckenridge | Breckenridge, CO
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Job Description

Position Summary


The Town of Breckenridge Recreation Department is seeking a dedicated and customer service oriented individual for the position of Group Fitness Instructor (Rec Specialist II).  This position is responsible for the design, instruction, and oversight of programs and involves maintaining knowledge of specific methodologies or practices for appropriate participant/employee education and utilizing appropriate techniques and progressions in order to ensure a quality product. Rec. Specialist II's have a combination of knowledge, skills, experience, training, education, certification, or licensure in order to teach skills and provide an appropriate level of leadership.

Individuals in this position are responsible for planning and presenting a variety of group fitness classes.  The individual in this position will be responsible for providing a safe, effective, and appropriate group fitness experience for guests at varying levels of fitness.  These classes include strength, cardio, circuit training, Yoga, Pilates, cycling, core and stretching.  Individuals are also responsible for general cleanliness of the studio space, ensuring equipment is properly stored, providing a safe exercise environment, and maintaining current instructional certifications.  Attendance at regular staff meetings is required.

Individuals with a primary group exercise instructor certification are eligible to teach a variety of group exercise classes. However, individuals with a 200 or 500-hour yoga certification are eligible to teach yoga classes and individuals with a 100-hour Pilates certification are eligible to teach Pilates.  


Essential Job Functions

For additional information regarding this position including important roles, essential job functions & duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, materials and equipment used, working environment, and physical activity required, please view the full position description.



  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to create and instruct a safe, appropriate fitness class.
  • Must have one (1) or more years customer service experience.
  • To qualify for this position the candidate or employee must pass a criminal background check as described in the Recreation Department Criminal History Background Check & Confidentiality Policy.


  • Basic CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications are required within 60 days of hire.
  • One or more of the following current certifications (applicants must attach certification with online application):
    • Primary Group Fitness Instructor certification from ACE, AFAA or ACSM
    • 200 or 500 hour Yoga certification
    • 100 hour Pilates certification


  • One (1) or more years of customer service experience in a fitness environment
  • One (1) or more additional certifications in Zumba, Body Pump, Yoga or Pilates
  • Degree in recreation, exercise physiology or related area preferred.


Additional Information


Qualified applicants must attach proof of their current certification(s) with their online application.

Because the Town's Recreation Department positions may involve direct contact with children, the Town requires that the incumbent in this position must have a clear criminal history that bears on his or her fitness to have responsibility for the safety and well-being of children.

Primary shifts for this position generally include early morning, day time, and evening shifts. Individuals in this position must be flexible in terms of availability; and may on occasion be required to work other shifts as needed, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays.

This position is 'Open Until Filled'. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are selected.

The Town of Breckenridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are selected for hire, the Town will provide a conditional job offer and check your references and conduct a background review before confirming your job offer and scheduling your orientation. If pre-employment drug-testing; medical testing; credit check; Motor Vehicle Record; Colorado Bureau of Investigation background review; or, other background reviews are required, the Town generally makes a conditional offer of hire based on successful completion of these additional steps.

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