Recreation Instructor (Group Fitness Ins...
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA

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Temporary Recreation Instructor
(Group Fitness Instructor)
$25 to $45/Hourly - Rate depends on experience
(Job Code 9410 - Rec Instructor)

Note: Temporary non-benefited casual/seasonal workers are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified individuals to instruct a group fitness class for adults 50 years and older. Class focus is on cardio, strength, core, balance, and flexibility. Instructor must be knowledgeable of body mechanics and safety precautions for older adults; able to adapt routines to various levels of fitness; and offer a high degree of customer service.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Must be able to work Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. or Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • ACSM, NASM or equivalent fitness certification required.
  • Education: AA, BS, or graduate courses in Kinesiology or related subjects preferred.
  • Experience working with older adults preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Drug test, TB test, and Department of Justice (fingerprinting) required as a condition of employment.

Application and Selection Process:

If you are interested in this opportunity, there are 2 ways to apply:

Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page : www or

Download a City of Sunnyvale Employment Application from : and mail to :
    Sunnyvale Department of Human Resources
    505 W. Olive Ave., Suite 200
    Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Job experts will review application materials to evaluate job-related skills, experience and education. Based upon a review of the applications, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further screening. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on class enrollment .

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

For additional information: contact Sandy Fong at (408)730-7358 or email .

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, and gender expression), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.