Certified Personal Trainer

Active Wellness

New York, NY, USA

Part time

Personal / Group / Fitness Training

Mar 14


Pay: $38 - $48 hourly (DOE)

Role and Responsibilities

The Certified Personal Trainer is responsible for managing the fitness floor, being responsive to members and guests by offering assistance, and educating Active Wellness members on the safe and correct use of cardio and weight training equipment. This person also performs assessments, provides package prescriptions, answers fitness, and wellness-related questions, and sells personal training packages.

Specific Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Sell and deliver personal training sessions to clients
  • Schedule and conduct new member onboarding sessions
  • Assist with new member outreach and follow-up with low users
  • Assist members in using safe and effective exercise forms during their workouts
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly fitness floor, racking weights. Includes picking up loose towels, water bottles, magazines, cleaning equipment, etc.
  • Perform fitness assessments (movement and posture assessments, blood pressure checks, body composition tests) as requested by members
  • Support, teach, and encourage members to meet his/her fitness goals
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new fitness programs/classes
  • Administer emergency care to members and guests in need of assistance
  • Work as a TEAM with all other departments
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

Other Functions

  • Be knowledgeable about all programs and activities offered by Active Wellness
  • Promote club services and activities
  • Assist with keeping the club well stocked and clean
  • Attend Active Wellness site meetings and training
  • Handle injury and illness and security incident reporting

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Communication skills, customer service oriented
  • Operational knowledge of resistance training equipment and proper form
  • Knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics
  • Knowledge of injury prevention and basic rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of basic movement and posture assessments and body composition assessments
  • Ability to calculate target heart rate
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition
  • Four (4) years of college degree in fitness related field or a certificate from an accredited 2-year program at a university preferred
  • Minimum one (1) NCCA or NBFE accredited certification
  • Previous health club personal training experience is a plus.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and highly responsive with a commitment to customer service
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, customer service skills, results-oriented, ability to multitask, and commitment to the fitness industry
  • AED/CPR/First Aid Certified
  • National Personal Training Certification(s) required (see approved Certification, Licenses, and Permits list) as well as modality-specific certifications as required by role (if applicable)
  • Proof of citizenship or legal status

Physical and Working Conditions

  • Ability to take the responsibility for the health and safety of others
  • Ability to stand for several hours in the same shift; ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Fitness club environment
  • Must follow OSHA and Active Wellness safety standards

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Active Wellness

Active designs fitness centers and delivers wellness programs, with ongoing operation and consulting support services.