About Our Job
This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.

Our Recreation Division operates an impressive network of 30 recreation centers that offer affordable programs and a wide variety of activities to enrich the lives of Denver residents and visitors year-round. Denver Parks & Recreation employees are devoted to positively impacting our diverse population, including children, youth, adults, seniors and special needs groups. With over 1,000 organized classes and activities going on at any given time, the City & County of Denver offers a wide variety of programs and facilities! Our facilities promote a safe and fun learning environment through the provision of well-rounded amenities including multi-purpose rooms, exercise rooms, weight-rooms, dance spaces, pools, basketball/tennis courts, playgrounds, athletic fields, running track and more! With these kinds of resources at your disposal for developing fitness programs, you are sure to attain professional development and success with the City & County of Denver!

Certified Personal Trainers provide one-on-one instruction in fitness programming, demonstrating proper techniques and methods for participants and ensuring a safe, fun and enriching fitness environment. Be a part of our progressive Denver Parks & Recreation Department and join our high-caliber fitness team dedicated to the health and fitness of Denver’s residents!

Job Responsibilities:

Develop exercise programs designed for a variety of levels and lead clients through workouts in individual, small group, and/or large group settings

Demonstrates appropriate modifications of exercises and assist clients in setting attainable goals.

Performs consultations and fitness assessments on clients and potential clients

Assists in recruitment, retention, program marketing, and special events

Provides professional, safe and effective demonstrations while offering ongoing motivation and feedback to clients

Creates enthusiastic and energetic workout environments while providing specific emphasis on safety and proper execution of movements

Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of cardiovascular and resistance training instruction, flexibility training, functional training, safety/spotting, fitness testing, and general nutrition

Meets the outstanding customer service standards of Denver Parks and Recreation

Keeps current on all certifications and industry practices

Keeps a schedule of times to train participants in the mornings, evenings, and/or weekends

Shows a willingness to answer questions and utilize positive conflict resolution skills

Maintains a clean and safe orderly work area

Keeps all client forms and files up to date

Complies with employee procedures and expectations as detailed in the employee manual

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding


Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate

Experience Requirement: None

Education/Experience One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement

License/Certifications: Certification as an instructor and/or trainer in yoga, step aerobics, kick boxing, boot camp, hip-hop, interval training, sports performance, strength training, Pilates, Zumba, indoor cycling, core co

Preferred Skills:

We are looking for knowledgeable and enthusiastic Certified Personal Trainers who can provide engaging programming, with an eye for safety and fun! Our ideal candidate will possess:

Current NCCA nationally accredited Personal Training certification (such as but not but not limited to: NASM, NSCA, ACE, ACSM, or AFAA)

Industry related degree (not required) must be combined with nationally accredited certification

Previous Personal Training experience in an organized fitness establishment is a plus but not

About City and County of Denver

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks

Application Instructions

Please apply at: https://denver.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCD-denver-denvergov-CSC_Jobs-Civil_service_jobs-Police_Jobs-Fire_Jobs/job/Denver/Certified-Personal-Trainer---Denver-Parks-and-Recreation_R0045667