Employees in this class are under general supervision. Employee will develop, implement, promote/market, coordinate and evaluate the City’s wellness and fitness programs and screenings, and educational activity for the City of McMinnville’s citizens, employees, assigned companies, and community groups. Employee will also provide a comprehensive one-on-one educational fitness program for citizens to assist them in achieving their fitness goals. Work involves development of programs including research and obtaining grants to fund programs. Other job duties may be assigned.
The employee will operate a computer, typewriter, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other modern office equipment. The employee works in an indoor office environment.
Position is responsible to the Park & Recreation Director
The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Develop and implement wellness programs, health screenings, and wellness education programs for citizens, business groups, community groups, and employees.
Evaluate wellness programs screening data with statistical methods to develop intervention strategies for citizens, business or community groups, and employees.
Develop and assist in the delivery of all results, result tabulation, and educational materials and programs associated with screenings.
Tracks participation in wellness and fitness programs, communicates results and maintains complete confidentiality; establishes and maintains a variety of reports, files and records; and prepares periodic and special reports from those data.
Oversee the employee fitness testing, which occurs twice a year. Promote, schedule, and administer testing. Make yearly evaluations on the effectiveness of testing and recommend improvements where needed.
Oversees and schedules fitness classes and instructors.
Provides one-on-one educational fitness programs for citizens and employees that promote a health and fitness program through realistic goal setting and education.
Produces independent exercisers by providing them in-depth information on equipment usage, lifestyle management, and ultimately, how to design their own personal fitness program.
Using various communication channels, such as employee meetings, monthly wellness newsletter and the city’s website to promote wellness and fitness programs in such a manner that program goals and objectives are achieved.
Ensures fitness center guests adhere to safety and injury prevention policies and procedures; prepares accident reports as needed.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Works with the Human Resource Administrator and the City Administrator to ensure programs coordinate with benefit programs and that programs operate in accordance with established rules and regulations.
Maintains understanding of industry and develops and implements appropriate strategies.
Continually assesses and improves organizational performance and oversees departmental performance improvement programs and integrates them with the city-wide program.
Take pride in each and every fitness center guest, assisting them in every way possible
Reports any problems with equipment to management
Prepares a variety of budget reports; performs mathematical calculations; analyze financial data and information; and analyzes and evaluates proposed versus actual budget data
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned by management
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of wellness screening techniques and analysis applications
Knowledge of excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of modern supervisory practices and procedures
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
Knowledge of database development and management principles and practices; forecasting methods; and data analysis techniques
Ability to perform single rescuer CPR for at least 15 minutes
Ability to identify audio and visual alarms
Ability to work flexible schedule and hours
Ability to operate PC software packages with advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, and Access
Ability to provide demonstration and instruction on all fitness equipment
Ability to teach a variety of exercise classes
Ability to enforce civic center rules and regulations with firmness and with respect for the feelings of others
Ability to plan, organize, assign, supervise, and inspect the work of subordinates
Ability to maintain a high level of discipline and morale
Ability to carry out routine oral and written instructions
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and written
Ability to complete accurate records and make reports
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, health-education, health science, health promotion, nursing, or other health-related field
At least two years experience in health promotion, wellness programming, wellness screening or health education.
Must possess Basic Life Support Certification or obtain with 45 days of employment
Must be able to maintain CPR, First Aid and AED certifications, provided annually by the City of McMinnville.
Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee operator's license
Lift and move 60 pounds safely and properly
Must be examined by a city designated physician to make a determination if applicant will be able to perform all essential duties required of this position.
(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED
TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines, tools and equipment which includes a motor vehicle, computer, calculator, copy machine, telephone, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert in excess of sixty (60) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty-five (25) pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for (at times) moderate work.
DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange technical or administrative information. Includes giving assignments and/or directions to co-workers or assistants.
LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, direction, instructions, and methods and procedures related to the job of Wellness Coordinator. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.
INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand basic to complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to the job of Wellness Coordinator.
VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.
NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages; determine time and weight; and utilize statistical inference.
FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Require the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with equipment.
MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated equipment.
MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
COLOR DISCRIMINATION: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public, and officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under considerable stress when confronted with an emergency related to the job of Wellness Coordinator.
PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by ear).
Note: This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of McMinnville and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change. The City of McMinnville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university
with a major in Park & Recreation or other related field
Three years’ experience in recreation that includes wellness programs
Possession of Basic Life Support Certification
Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver’s License
Post offer drug screen, background screen and physical is required
The mission of the McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and maintain quality programs, services, parks and facilities to enhance the quality of life in the local community. The department is responsible for 6 neighborhood parks, 7 soccer fields, 7 baseball/softball fields, an outdoor aquatic center, a greenway and a civic center complex. Employs 15 fulltime personal with full benfits.