Fitness Instructor - Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester

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Send Job Application to Email: jernst@jccrochester.org

 General Job Summary:

A JCC fitness instructor is responsible for providing excellent customer service to all members, assisting in exercise programs and other general fitness center maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

- Must be able to complete tasks while still carrying on friendly and helpful conversations with members.
- Communicate effectively and positively with members.

- Effective communication entails being friendly, offering proper and effective advice and creating relationships.

- Positively represent the JCC at all times.

- Assist members with their exercise programs and ensure proper technique while exercising.
- Ensure the cleanliness of the fitness center.
- Complete general cleaning duties.
- Ensure all equipment is functional and safe for use by members.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, as well as some nights, weekends & holidays.
- Must be able to work in both a high energy environment as well as a lower energy environment.
- Be customer service oriented.
- Must be trustworthy, professional and reliable with sensitive health related information about members.
- Explain and enforce safety and rules of the fitness center.
- Conduct one on one fitness orientation programs with members.
- Answer phone calls and provide polite and complete assistance to callers.

Key Competencies for Success:
• Being a great Team Player
• Responsible, Reliable & Dependable
• Focus on Membership Development and Retention
• Communication
• Trustworthiness & Ethics
• Problem Solving
• Organization

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.

Education: 
• Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
• Preferred: Associate’s degree (A.A.)

Certifications required for the position:
• Must have CPR/AED certification. First Aid Preferred.

Experience:
• 1-2 years related experience in fitness and Customer Service training

Other Requirements:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must have the ability to be on your feet for up to 8 hours a day.
• Stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, grasping and twisting, climb or balance.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
• Lift and/or move up to 35 pounds
• Use of computer keyboard

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:

-Walk the fitness center and interact with members

-While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to:

- Clean the fitness center and ensure that all equipment is in proper working order.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to:

-Provide program orientation appointments with new members to show them how to use equipment and do so safely.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform within the described work disabilities to perform within the described work environment.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to: Moving mechanical parts

This position is part-time.

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