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Personal Trainer

Wrens, Georgia
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
POSITION SUMMARY:Under direction of the Executive Director, the Personal Trainer serves as the cross functional support to Wellness Team and our members.Supervision Exercised: noneTYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Position is mainly in a gym environment. Position requires physical activity working with members. Minimal desk-sitting and administrative work required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Conduct energizing, fun, safe, and educational one on one interactionBuilds effective relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCAMaintain working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information to support membersDemonstrate/coach members on the proper use of all equipmentWorks to ensure member safety and enjoymentAssist with housekeeping/maintenance of all areas used to ensure cleanlinessConduct individual fitness assessments, design and implement individual workout programsExcellent human relations and communication skillsKeep accurate personal training recordsFollow YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.Performs other duties as assignedActively participates and supports the Annual Scholarship Campaign. Performs all other duties as assignedAbility to communicate effectivelyDetail orientedPossess strong organizational skillsPossess excellent communication skills both verbal and writtenAbility to work with minimal supervision YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.QUALIFICATIONS:High School DiplomaCPR and First Aid Certification (within 45 days), YUSA Healthy Lifestyle Principles, YUSA Strength and Conditioning (within 60 days)National certification in Personal Training (ACSM, ACE)At least one year of experience as a Personal Trainer, preferredAbility to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
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  • Job Reference: 386584862-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • Location: Wrens, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent