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Group Fitness Leader (Fitness Instructor 1)

Surrey, BC
Part Time
4 days ago

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Auxiliary.


The Employee Wellness Team, Whalley Team and South Surrey Team are looking for certified Group Fitness Leaders that love fitness, motivating people and are committed to providing great customer service to teach a range of fitness classes at Surrey City Hall, North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex and Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre. This auxiliary position has varying scheduling needs which may include weekends, weekdays, and/or evening shifts. We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities for growth and development.

We have various positions available, teaching a wide range of fitness classes including but not limited to:
    • Indoor Cycling. • Barre. • Circuit Training (for Youth, Adults and Older Adults). • Weight Training for Women.


    • Plans and instructs General Fitness Programs for all levels and abilities. • Ability to motivate and lead large groups - from beginners to long time fitness enthusiasts. • Knowledge and implementation of industry best practices. • Provides excellent service to our patrons and other team members. • Demonstrates proper form and techniques. • Demonstrates excellent communication skills including the use of clear verbal and non-verbal cues to instruct participants. • Provides excellent service to our patrons and other team members. • Offers adaptations to accommodate all skill levels and abilities. • Ensures instruction spaces are safe, clean and set-up appropriately. • Creates a safe and welcoming environment. • Performs basic cleaning as required. • Performs administrative duties including but not limited to facility/shift check completion and accident reports.


    • Grade 12 plus formal training and minimum of six (6) months of related experience. • Strong and clear communication skills. • A passion for health and wellness. • Talent for building relationships. • Emergency First Aid with CPR-A and AED Certificate (or higher). • Group Fitness Certification and currently registered with a recognized organization:
      • BCRPA • BCAK • CFES • CSEP
    • Some classes require additional certification and/or programs specific workshops.

All certifications must be uploaded and valid at the time of application.

Other Information

Please see below the expected timeline:

Accepting Applications

November 8 - 19, 2022

Reviewing Applications and Telephone Screens

November 21 - 27, 2022

Demo Dates and Interviews

November 28 - December 9, 2022

References and Police Information Checks

December 12 - 16, 2022

Extending Employment Offers & Training

December 19 -30, 2022

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check. Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until November 19, 2022.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

Sports and Recreation Maintenance and Technicians