About the Job

Job Title

Health Fitness Professional

Job Category

Fitness Instructor/Specialist


Richmond, Virginia 23218

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description
HealthFitness has an exciting new opportunity for a full-time (40 hours per week) Health Fitness Professional at our client site in Richmond, Virginia! 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 participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction.


Monitors facility; interacts with 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.


Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelorâs Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline required; completion of internship program preferred.
Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications are required.
Experience instructing group exercise classes (such as Spin, Bootcamp, Core, Zumba, Yoga, etc.) is strongly preferred.
Recognized industry certification in Group Exercise Instruction preferred.
Personal Training industry certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, or NASM is required.

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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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[posted Jan 5, 2017]

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