EPRD Specilaized Instructor - Trail Running



Specialized Instructor - Trail Running

Position: Specialized Instructor - Trail Running
Department: Recreation
Reports To: Recreation Supervisor - Programs
Oversees: Running Activities
Location: Various facilities/locations throughout the District
Schedule: Part Time (1-2 hours per week)
Compensation: $21/hourly

Nature of Work

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor - Programs, this position is responsible for teaching skills in trail running in a public recreational facility and performs the duties as outlined in the job description.

Essential Functions

   •   Assists in the explanation and demonstration of basic trail running skills.
   •   Supervises up to 20 participants.
   •   Proactively monitor and assist in the prevention and response to emergencies.
   •   Assists in the explanation and demonstration of principles, techniques, and methods of
       regulating movement of body, hands and feet to achieve proficiency.
   •   Observes participants to detect and correct mistakes.
   •   Assists with the explanation and enforcement of safety rules and regulations.
   •   Assists with supervision of participants at parties and special events when applicable.
   •   Finds substitutes for classes when not available.
   •   Communicates with parents, participants and supervisor regularly.
   •   Move, set up and clean up for participants, including but not limited to pushing or pulling up to
       30 lbs.
   •   Must posses a highly defined focus toward both internal and external guest service.
   •   Create interesting and up-to-date programs.
   •   Demonstrate proper techniques.
   •   Keep accurate record of participants’ attendance, payment and progress.
   •   Report all accidents and injuries that occur in class, following District procedures.
   •   Cooperate with Recreation Supervisor - Programs in outlining the program: establishing
       standards, scheduling classes, and making decisions concerning class structure.
   •   Assist in regular evaluation of the program and individual instruction.
   •   Attend staff meetings when scheduled.
   •   Dress appropriately for activity.
   •   Report absenteeism to Supervisor, and to Cashiers to arrange for substitution.
   •   Substitute for other instructors as needed and available.

Management And Supervisory Duties

   •   Oversees activities and actions of applicable program participants.

Illustrative Examples Of Duties

   •   Set up class-specific equipment and return to storage.
   •   Perform all required duties in a timely manner as assigned.
   •   Check equipment on a regular basis to ensure a safe environment for class participants.
   •   Assist in maintaining area cleanliness and acceptable levels of sanitation.
   •   Administer first aid and/or emergency care when necessary, or solicit help from a qualified staff
   •   Report any problems to the Supervisor.


   •   Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
   •   Strong customer service orientation.
   •   Skills, as applicable, to assist participants, including extended periods of standing and
       stabilizing others.


   •   Expert knowledge of modern principles, instructional methods, practices, equipment, and
       techniques relating to the functional areas of responsibility.
   •   Thorough knowledge of applicable class curriculum and/or lesson plans.
   •   Knowledge of District policies and procedures.


   •   Ability to transfer knowledge of specialized area to class participants.
   •   Ability to instruct participants properly and safely to reach goal.

Required Training, Experience And Qualifications

   •   1 - 3 years of instructional experience in specified recreational activity/sport.
   •   Current First Aid and CPR certifications.
   •   Hold certification in area of instruction.
   •   Attend workshops and seminars in area of instruction.

Hiring & Selection Process

Print and complete one of our applications and either scan and email to Human Resources Manager, Heather Facer at email or mail to Attn: Heather Facer at 1521 Bergen Pkwy, Evergreen, CO 80439.

Please note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this job.

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