Personal Trainer

  • Company:
    Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

The Personal Trainer reports directly to the Supervisor, Sport & Fitness. This position is responsible for representing the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) by displaying a professional and high energy image while meeting the fitness needs of the community. This position plays a critical role as one of our front line staff members and must display an exemplary level of customer services through the fitness services offered by the RRC.Posting Type: 2 Part-Time Positions AvailablePay Rate: $47.89/hour ($1/hour less while on probation)Posting Period: Open Until FilledThe collective agreement can be viewed by visiting:http://alberta.cupe.ca/files/2014/06/L1505rrcwoodbuffalo.pdfThe Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo, is a not-for-profit company, operating recreational facilities in the Wood Buffalo Region. The flag ship complex, MacDonald Island Park is Canada”s largest community recreational, leisure, and social centre. Home to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Miskanaw Golf Club and Shell Place, MacDonald Island Park works under the umbrella of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.Internal applications will be accepted untilMonday September 18th 5pmFirst preference will be given to local candidatesWork with individuals and groups to develop personalized health and fitness plansProvide information and advice on stress management and nutritionMaintain updated and confidential client recordsMotivate participants, be punctual, and display a high level of energyAssist members in meeting their fitness goals while providing an exemplary level of customer serviceAssist guests with the use of fitness equipment, provide instruction to ensure correct and safe practices, and keep abreast of developments related to fitness equipment and program practices.Ensure the safety of staff members and fitness users by interpreting and enforcing facility rules and regulationsParticipate in scheduled training sessions and orientationsEnsure member needs are met by providing an exemplary level of customer serviceAdditional projects as assigned by the Supervisor, Sport & Fitness.Certifications:Certified Personal Trainer certification (ie. CSEP-CPT, CSEP-CEP or other Canadian Personal Trainer Certification)Current Standard First Aid/CPR/AED certificate or equivalent (including CPR C)Education:Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Movement Science or other related fieldEssential Skills and Experience:Minimum 2 years experience demonstrating a high level of maturity, responsibility, customer service, and leadership skillsKnowledge in Health & Wellness services and physical fitnessKnowledge of the operation of weight training and cardiovascular equipmentParticipate in department meetings, provide updates, and liaise with department staffAbility to work independently and as part of a teamDemonstrate excellent verbal, written, and oral skillsPossess strong organizational and supervisory skillsAbility to work with Word, Excel, and Outlook, and PowerPointDesirable Skills and Experience:Background in NutritionGroup Fitness CertificationsSpecialized training certifications (ie. Crossfit, Kettleball, TRX, Pre/Post Natal)Customer service experience or trainingPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS &WORKING CONDITIONS:This position requires a flexible schedule including early morning, late night, and weekend work.This position may include heavy lifting of supplies and equipment and may be exposed to loud noises and will require an individual to be able to concentrate in a busy environment.The candidate must be physically fit and behave as a role model for a fit and healthy personThis position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary.