CSKT Fitness Specialist in SAINT IGNATIUS, Montana

The Fitness Specialist is a technical position that is responsible for assisting in diabetes awareness programs, providing health education activities, community development programs, providing personal exercise programs and youth fitness programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:- High School Diploma or GED. - Two (2) years experience in coaching, teaching fitness activities, or working with the public in recreation or any health related field. - Must have First Aid/CPR certification or obtain within thirty (30) days - Must have current valid driver's license. - Must pass background investigation. Complete a supplemental questionnaire for background. - Certification as a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer will be completed within 6 month of hire. Prefer a Two (2) year degree in Health related field. Request questionnaire from the Personnel Department. DUTIES: - Provide and develop fitness evaluations for clients. Provide personal exercise programs for clients. Provide and develop fitness activities for Fitness Center. Managing the Tribal Fitness/Community building, scheduling usage, collecting fees, securing the building and enforcing policies, rules and regulation set by THHS. Responsible for Car Seat/Booster Seat program under the supervision of the Heath Educator. Provide clients with diabetes, cardiovascular and other health issues with assistance to develop exercise program to improve health related behavior. Become a health advocate and provide information to the public, promoting healthier lifestyle, an awareness of disease prevention, and encourage youth to become more active. Shall assist the Health Educator in providing health education activities, community development programs and public awareness campaigns on the CSKT Reservation. Shall provide and develop fitness evaluations for clients. Shall provide personal exercise programs for clients, including home visits when requested by CVD/DM programs. Shall provide and develop fitness activities for the Elmo Fitness Center, and other communities without fitness centers. Shall be responsible for managing the Tribal Fitness/Community building. Scheduling usage, collecting fees, securing the building and enforcing policies, rules and regulations set by THHS. Shall be responsible for managing the Car Seat/Booster Seat program under the supervision of the Health Educator. Shall target specific clients such as diabetes or cardiovascular to exercise and improve health related behavior, making home visits when necessary. Will also aid in providing health information to the public, promoting an awareness of disease prevention. Will provide attitudes and behavior in health promotion through training sessions, workshops and community activity programs. Will support Department Heads, Division Managers, Programs Managers, and Tribal Leaders in identifying and evaluating current health related problems and issues. Will be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers. Will maintain the fitness equipment and insure that the fitness center is well kept and safe. Will monitor blood sugars and blood pressure for high risk groups and individuals. Shall be responsible for all required documentation. Will be responsible for other duties as assigned. SPECIAL CONDITIONS: This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period.