Health Fitness Professional
New York, New York 10001
Job Description and Requirements
Health Fitness Specialist
HealthFitness has an exciting new opportunity for a full-time (40 hours per week) Health Fitness Specialist at our client site located in New York City! In this position, you will be responsible for providing exercise floor supervision, interacting with members and program participants, and delivering health and fitness programs and services, promotions and outreach activities. You will also be responsible for providing outstanding service to members and program participants to maximize engagement, outcomes and customer satisfaction.
Monitors facility; interacts with and provides outstanding customer service to participants and monitors equipment and participant safety.
Provides individual and group exercise instruction; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.
Conducts fitness testing and assessments and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the memberâs interests, abilities and goals.
Assists with the development and delivery of a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs and promotions.
Participates in membership drives to acquire new members; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations.
Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and re-engage inactive members.
Creates and maintains bulletin boards, newsletters and other marketing and communication materials.
Maintains participant files and database.
Performs facility maintenance responsibilities; ensures facility, equipment and locker rooms are clean and stocked at all times. Ensures personal and facility appearance meet standards.
Researches health and fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate member educational materials.
Verifies equipment is operating properly and immediately reports any potentially unsafe conditions.
Projects and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelorâs Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline required; completion of internship program is preferred.
Current First Aid, CPR and AED certification required.
Experience instructing group exercise classes (strength, kettlebell, spin, kickboxing, Pilates, etc.) is strongly preferred.
Recognized industry certification in Group Exercise Instruction strongly preferred.
Personal Training industry certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, or NASM strongly preferred.
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription.
Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
Competency in the delivery of HealthFitness and site-specific programs and services.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.
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[posted Jul 19, 2017]
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