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Gymnastics Instructor I

Location: Edmonds
Posted on: March 11, 2023

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Gymnastics Instructor I

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Gymnastics Instructor I


$20.47 - $24.88 Hourly


Edmonds, WA

Job Type

Part Time - NonRegular


Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services

Job Number




Union Classification


Social Security Notice

This position contributes to Social Security.

Application Requirements

A completed online application is required to be considered for this position. An incomplete application will disqualify you. Applicants may attach additional information that will assist us in the review and selection process.





This position is open until filled, applications are reviewed as they are received. The position may be closed at any time after a qualified candidate is selected.

About the Position

Under general supervision, the Gymnastics Instructor 1 will instruct gymnastics programs offered by the City of Edmonds. This position will work alongside other coaches instructing preschool classes, school age classes, birthday parties, summer camps, and day camps. This position is expected to create a safe, fun, and positive environment enabling participants to thrive in their gymnastics experiences.

About the Department

Edmonds Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services department serves as the community's key resource for providing parks, recreation and aquatic programs, culture arts tourism, economic development and enhanced quality of life for its citizens. There are more than 62 sites including 31 active parks that encompass over 325 acres, 20,000 square feet of flower beds and more than 3,000 feet of waterfront shoreline in the Edmonds Parks System which is maintained by Edmonds Parks Maintenance.

About the City

The City of Edmonds is a beautiful community on the Puget Sound waterfront with a population of 42,980 and is the gateway to the Olympic peninsula via the state ferry system. Edmonds provides a full range of services, including contracted fire services, police services a municipal court, a community pool, a regional performing arts facility, public works and utilities, a regional wastewater treatment facility, along with community events and services through our Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department. Six department directors report directly to the Mayor and oversee approximately 256 fulltime-equivalent employees.

Examples of Duties


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Instruct participants ages 2 years through mid-teen in recreational level gymnastics, circus and rhythmic related classes.

Learn and apply proper skill progressions, spotting techniques and matting as dictated by USA Gymnastics guidelines and Edmonds City Parks & Recreation standards.

Ensure a safe environment by checking equipment daily and using equipment properly as specified by the USA Gymnastics Safety Guidelines.

Assist with camps, birthday parties and other special events.

Understand and follow current recreational department procedures.

Performs work during evenings and on weekends and holidays as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned that are within the scope of this position classification.

Required Knowledge of:

Gymnastics and youth fitness programs including USA Gymnastics Safety guidelines.

Record-keeping techniques.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Effective communication techniques.

Required Skill in:

Communicating effectively in English.

Rhythmic gymnastics or a desire for instruction in this area.

Dance and choreography.

Understanding and following instructions/directions.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective professional relationships.

Observing health and safety regulations.

Providing safe and appropriate instruction.

Successfully completing work duties independently or as part of a team.

Consistently providing quality customer service.

Preparing and maintaining basic records and reports.

Effective and efficient problem-solving techniques.

Neatness and organization.

Working effectively despite distractions and interruptions.

Minimum Qualifications


Education and Experience:

Minimum 16 years of age.

At least one year of experience working with the public and children including at least six months of basic gymnastics and/or sports experience.

Depending on experience, 40-60 hours of training with experienced staff will be required.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

USAG Risk Management Safety Course Completion or complete handbook review within 6 months of hire date.

Current CPR/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogen Certification or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date.

A criminal background check is required following a verbal offer of employment. Criminal history is not an automatic employment disqualifier. Results are reviewed on a case-by case basis.

Supplemental Information



Classroom environment.

Constant distractions and interruptions.

Sometimes loud and/or noisy.

Physical Abilities:

To be successful in this position incumbent must be able to perform the below physical tasks with or without a reasonable accommodation:

Constantly seeing, hearing, speaking or otherwise communicating with others.

Frequently standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, twisting at the waist, reaching above shoulders or otherwise positioning oneself to accomplish tasks.

Frequently grasping when spotting/assisting participants.

Frequently performs repetitive motions.

Occasionally operating a computer keyboard (typing) and other office equipment.

Occasionally sitting or otherwise remaining in a stationary position.

Occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving or transporting up to 60 lbs.


Contact with potentially dissatisfied individuals.

Potential contact with sick children.

Physical contact with equipment or students while spotting/assisting.

Working with or around equipment and people in motion.

Gymnastics apparatus falling hazards.

Noisy work areas.

Temporary, non-regular part time, and seasonal employees are ineligible for benefits other than WA State Paid Sick Leave, which accrues at the rate of 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. Some exceptions apply to certain seasonal positions that may be union-eligible following a certain number of hours worked.

The City of Edmonds follows the ACA required measurement and administration periods for all non-benefited employees in order to determine future eligibility as required by law.


Are you or will you be at least 16 years old by the start of the position?




I have at least one year of experience working with the public and children including at least six months of basic gymnastics and/or sports experience.




I already have my CPR, First Aid, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogen certifications or will within 90 days from hire, if selected.



Required Question


City of Edmonds


121 5th Ave N Edmonds, Washington, 98020





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