City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Part Time

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references (No family members).

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected.  All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.


All applications will be screened for eligibility using the essential qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the Job Specification.  Only those applicants who possess the required essential criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.



Note to Applicant:

This position is for a lunch hour (12 -1) Spin Class that is held on Tuesdays & Thursdays.  This position may also fill in as a sub when needed for other classes

As part of the interview process, a demo class would be required.

Position Summary:

Fitness Instructor reports to the Fitness Coordinator and the Director of Risk Management. This position requires knowledge of fitness programs, fitness equipment, and other programs designed to enhance fitness and well-being. The Fitness Instructor is responsible to deliver safe and effective opportunities for physical fitness development by teaching fitness classes to members of the City of Odessa Fitness Center. Classes may include, but are not limited to, Muscle Cut, Yogalates, Pilates, Cardio, Zumba, Spin, Functional Fitness, Self-Defense & Mixed Martial Arts. The Fitness Instructor must be people-oriented, focused, encouraging, enthusiastic, and fun. 

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain a positive and upbeat attitude in order to provide excellent customer service.
  2. Extensive knowledge of specific class being taught
  3. Maintain skills and knowledge with current fitness trends.
  4. Supervise and lead members in an instructional environment.
  5. Assist Fitness Coordinator and perform duties when assigned.
  6. Successfully complete and update CPR and maintain required certifications.
  7. Available for Morning, Noon or Evening Classes.
  8. In order to support departmental operations, regular and timely attendance is required.
  9. Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. 


High School Diploma or G.E.D preferred.  


Experience in supervising and leading participants in a fitness program. Familiarity with fitness equipment and fitness programs.  

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Texas Driver License. Required certifications or previous experience related to field of expertise.  American Red Cross or equivalent First/Aid CPR certification within 30 days of employment.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of fitness equipment and ability to demonstrate proper usage to clients. Ability to teach fitness classes, monitor participants, conducts safe and effective fitness, corrects unsafe techniques of members and enforces Fitness Center rules. Ability to deal effectively with the Fitness Center members at all levels of the City organization. Ability to interact successfully with the Fitness Coordinator and others to achieve fitness center goals.


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