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Personal Trainer PT

Montrose, Colorado
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Personal Trainer(Revised 6/30/2021)General Statement of Duties:Montrose Recreation District is seeking a certified personal trainer with a passion for helping clients achieve their goals.Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Fitness Leader.Supervision Exercised: None.Essential Duties: The following are examples of primary duties assigned to this position. Other related duties may be assigned.Conduct orientations and consultations with potential clients to determine client goals, health concerns, and exercise preferencesConduct fitness assessmentsDevelop and implement exercise plans for clientsEducate members and clients about proper exercise technique, progressions and nutrition (within scope of practice) as well as provide insight into healthy lifestyle factorsHelp ensure equipment and fitness area is clean and well maintainedMay teach group fitness classes including a Weight Machine Circuit Training ClassHelp provide new member orientations to educate members about how to properly adjust and operate equipmentRender CPR/First-Aid to current level of training if necessary Other duties as assignedPosition Qualifications:License and Certification: Current Personal Trainer certification from an NCCA accredited organization (ACE, NASM, NFPT, ACSM, etc.) requiring an in-person knowledge assessment. Personal training candidates who have completed all course work and have an exam date scheduled may be considered.Current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification from an organization requiring a hands-on in-person skills demonstration (can be obtained through MRD upon offer of employment) A degree in Sports and Exercise Science or a similar field is desirable but not requiredLicense and Certifications Preferred: Group Fitness Instructor certification from a nationally accredited organization Specialty instructor training (senior, youth, functional training, etc...)1 or more years of training experience with a steady clienteleExperience working with seniors and clients with physical limitationsExperience working with clients with movement limitations and prior injuriesWork Environment:Gym environment with extensive public contact. Flexible hours that may include seasonal variations, evenings, weekends, and/or holiday hours.
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  • Job Reference: 386584788-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Montrose Recreation District
  • Location: Montrose, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent