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Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Holyoke, Massachusetts
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Job SummaryThe Fitness Instructor will be responsible to make the fitness experience the very best it can be. This means offering fun, effective and efficient workout programs in a non-intimidating environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Designs individual exercise programs for each member based on their exercise experience, medical background, and personal goals- Trains Planet Fitness members during small group training sessions- Submits all training programs and workout logs to the supervisor for review- Inspects all equipment for possible malfunction or damage and reports findings to the appropriate individual(s)- Inspects AED equipment- Logs training session attendance data into the DataTrak system- Tracks and records success metrics- Stocks supplies as appropriate- Cleans and maintains the club equipment- Monitors the primary workout areas to make sure that members are using the equipment appropriatelyQualifications/RequirementsCustomer service background preferred.Basic computer proficiency.A passion for fitness and health.Upbeat and positive attitude!Punctuality and reliability are a must.Exceptional customer service skills; able to interact in a positive and professional way with members and co-workers, exceeding the member's expectations.Strong listener with the ability to empathize and problem solve.Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language.High School diploma/GED equivalent required.Must be 18 years of age or older.Planet Fitness requires that all trainers have a personal training certification. Our trainers also need to be CPR/AED certified, which is often required to sit for a personal training certification exam in the first place. Individuals without a personal training certification should NOT be facilitating any training sessions as part of the Program.There's a lot of confusion as to which certifications are best. As a result, we've decided to partner with three reputable and well established certification organizations: the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF), and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). The exams offered by these organizations are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), which means that these programs meet the gold standard for personal trainer credentialing. Earning one of these accredited certifications means that you've met the established criteria to work as aprofessional in fitness.**Please note that these certifications are simply recommended by PFHQ. Trainers credentialed through other certification organizations are allowed to work in Planet Fitness clubs.Physical Demands Continual standing and walking during shift.Continual talking in person or on the phone during shift.Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.Will occasionally encounter toxic chemicals during shift.
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  • Job Reference: 386581123-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Planet Fitness Holyoke
  • Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent