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City of Lakewood Zumba Instructor in City of Lakewood, Colorado

Zumba Instructor

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Zumba Instructor


$23.00 - $38.00 Hourly


City of Lakewood, CO

Job Type

Variable Part-Time


Community Resources Recreation

Job Number

S0134 Zumba - March 2021



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Job Summary

Held at all four recreation centers (the Link, Carmody, Green Mountain, and Whitlock Rec centers) and Clements Community Center.

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.


Zumba instructors can teach at any of the four recreation centers for the City of Lakewood. This position is directly supervised by the Fitness Specialist and Fitness Coordinator, and will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Instruct Zumba classes. Instructors can use choreography that they have purchased or present their own choreography.

  • Educate participants on proper and safe exercise form.

  • Enforce policies and procedures in group fitness activity areas. Execute risk management plan.

  • Maintain Zumba certification.

Job Requirements

  • Zumba┬«- Zumba certification

The City of Lakewood is currently recruiting variable employees for this position. A variable employee is an at-will employee who works in a seasonal or temporary capacity. Their work schedule is based on business need. This position would be a part-time non benefitted position.

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Major tasks, Duties and Responsibilities)


Supervision Received:

Receives general supervision from the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, and the Fitness and Wellness Programmer.

Essential Qualifications

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)


  • 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

KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Awareness and recognition of exercise contraindications.

  • Adherence to class format

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Recognition of safety concerns

  • Working knowledge and aptitude in fitness.

  • Possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate.

  • Ability to make sound decisions.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to use a computer, knowledge of Microsoft Word and/or time entry system

  • 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

  • Proficient in teaching to the beat of the music (32-count) *

  • Willingness to encourage participation in other fitness programs offered by the City of Lakewood




Stereo equipment as needed at each center.

Variable Part-Time employees receive limited benefits, including a pension plan. Medical and dental care are not provided.


SPECIAL PROCESS NOTE: The City of Lakewood is committed to the safety of all staff and participants. A thorough background investigation of all prospective employees will be conducted for those who will be working with vulnerable populations, sensitive information, in sensitive locations or with financial data or money. Candidates/staff/volunteers who will have regular interactions with youth and/or vulnerable populations may also be subject to a child abuse background check and must participate in additional abuse awareness and reporting trainings. Please select Yes to acknowledge the background process for this position.

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City of Lakewood (CO)


480 S. Allison Parkway Lakewood, Colorado, 80226