Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in recreation and park management or other pertinent related field;
Plus four years of experience in work related to parks or recreation, including responsible administrative/managerial experience, preferably in the applicable functional area.
Five plus years of professional experience in fitness and knowledge of exercise physiology and strength training principles. Current nationally accredited personal training certification and group exercise certification preferred (ACSM, NASM, AFAA, ACE, NSCA). Bachelor’s degree in health promotion, exercise science or related fields is highly recommended. Masters degree in health and fitness or related area. Five years supervisory experience. Excellent organizational skills. First Aid and CPR certification.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Driver's License (Required)
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective registry check and driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, etc. To work with fitness equipment. Ability to work with and demonstrate proper use of exercise and strength training equipment. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview; may include exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.