Nov 09, 2018

Pilates Reformer Instructor

$23.00 - $28.75 hourly
  • City of Lakewood
Part-Time Other

Job Description

Pay is $23.00-$28.75 hourly

City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.

Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.

Pilates Reformer Instructors teach at Carmody Recreation Center for the City of Lakewood. This position is directly supervised by the Fitness Specialist and Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator, and will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Instruct Pilates Reformer classes to community members.
  • Educate participants on proper and safe exercise form.
  • Enforce policies and procedures in group fitness activity areas.  Execute risk management plan.
  • Maintain Pilates Reformer and CPR/First Aid certifications.

In need of employees for 6 am shift and to sub for other instructors when needed.

Job Requirements

  • Pilates Reformer--nationally recognized certification
  • AHA or American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification

Supervision Received
Receives general supervision from Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator and the Fitness Specialist.


  • Experience working with a wide array of populations and/or conditions.
  • Minimum of 6 months teaching experience.

Current CPR and First Aid certification.
*refer to specific certification requirements above 

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Awareness and recognition of exercise contraindications
  • Adherence to class format
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Physical ability to safely move Reformer equipment back and forth between standing vertical position against wall and horizontal class readiness on floor
  • Recognition of safety concerns
  • Working knowledge and aptitude in fitness
  • Possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate
  • Willingness to help cover/substitute for other instructors as needed
  • Ability to make sound decisions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to use a computer and on-line time entry system, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other City personnel and the general public
  • Experience in large group presentations highly recommended
  • Ability to recognize deficiencies in class and make necessary modifications as needed
  • Willingness to encourage participation in other fitness programs offered by the City of Lakewood
  • Maintain personal and professional health to act as role model for patrons and coworkers


Pilates Reformer
Fitness equipment (weights/bands/balls)



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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