Fitness Attendant

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Job Title: 
Fitness Attendant
Job Number:  J0913-0249
Job Code:  09B240
Job Category: 
Recreation & Leisure Services
Bargaining Unit:  CUPE
Job Type:  Temporary Part Time
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  0
Length of Time:  Up to 12 months
Hours of Work:  Other
Salary:  $20.48 - $24.30/Hour
Date Posted:  November 6, 2013
Closing Date:  November 20, 2013

Opening Statement

History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Kingston is a dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector. Kingston offers quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre.

Position Summary

Greet customers and verify membership or payment;

Provide on-site supervision, fitness equipment orientations, equipment demonstrations, fitness facility tours, monitor participant safety (exercise and use of equipment), equipment monitoring/basic maintenance and open and/or close the center as required;

Provide information pertaining to fitness centre programs, memberships and clinics;

Promote fitness centre and programs to clients;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Competencies

Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent education;

Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotions, Kinesiology, Health Studies or related discipline is considered an asset;

Must possess and maintain certification in Personal Training;

Minimum three months' experience in a fitness and/or personal training setting;

Valid First Aid and CPR certifications required;

Must demonstrate the corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Oriented, Integrity and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Must demonstrate knowledge, familiarity and experience with fitness equipment use and group exercise programs;

Ability to deal courteously and effectively with staff, program participants, and members of the general public;

Must demonstrate enthusiasm and the ability to be self-starter while working independently;

Physically fit in order to meet the physical demands of the position. Required to setup/move/lift fitness class/personal training equipment;

Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings, holidays to accommodate fitness centre schedule;

Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office) is required, CLASS/Active software knowledge considered an asset;

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check) at candidates own expense.

Closing Statement

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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