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Personal Trainer I- Cooper Street YMCA

Arlington, Texas
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Under the direction of the Director of Healthy Lifestyles, the Personal Trainer I is responsible for providing high quality personal exercise training, as well as small group training,and conducting physiologically sound, effective and fun training sessions by providing excellent leadership, up-to-date quality instruction and high energy motivation. A key job element is to provide leadership through outstanding customer service to YMCA members and participants. As well he/she must screen individuals' medical histories and current health status to identify major health risk factors; administers fitness assessments and counsels individuals regarding assessment results.Essential Functions/Responsibilities:Teach effective, safe, and enjoyable trainings using proper exercise progressions and cueing techniquesInstruct trainings following program guidelinesAdapt training level to meet the objectives of the participants/Offer a variety of intensity modifications as neededProvide clear explanations and exercise material with proper form and techniqueDevelop friendly, professional relationships with members and participantsRemain alert and attentive to all participants in the wellness centerUse appropriate music, tempo, and selection if using musicEncourage member involvement and support and promote other YMCA classesIdentify potential YMCA volunteersRelay YMCA policies, programs, and event information to participantsOperate all equipment properly and promptly report any problemsPerform routine maintenance of equipmentFollow all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures.Maintain required certificationsRequired Qualifications:Current national certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, YMCA, NSCA, NETA, WITS, ISSA, AAPTE, IFPA, NASM, NCCPT, NCSF, NESTA, NFPT, or Cooper InstituteMust possess current CPR Pro/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration.Must obtain Child Abuse Prevention, Blood borne Pathogens, Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls, and Hazard Communications certifications within association timeline.Must obtain and remain compliant with all training standards assigned by the YMCA of the USA and AMA YMCA.Ability to effectively communicate with members, staff, peers, volunteers, and supervisor; ability to effectively communicate information on YMCA health and wellness programs.Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.Must have a valid driver's license or state issued IDMust pass Criminal Background Check and MVR- Motor Vehicle (must have insurable driver's record)Preferred Qualifications:Up to 1 yearof experience teaching fitness classes/personal trainingFlexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends
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  • Job Reference: 386582199-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent