Certified Personal Trainer (part-time)

Job Status
Open - open and accepting applications
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Job Summary 

The Personal Trainer provides a custom fitness program in proper cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training ina one on one learning or small group environment to both health seekers and active fitness participants to attain the participants’ chief goal(s). 

Responsibilities and Duties 

Arrives at work consistently on time, in proper uniform, and prepared to perform the essential functions of your job 
Motivates and inspire clients to get results through goal setting, frequent follow-up, and re-assessments to show progress 
Maintains up to date client folders and tracks sessions 
Learns members’ names and unique individual goals each shift 
Educates members on proper exercise form and appropriate use of equipment, providing appropriate intervention and communication when necessary 
Provides members with “spotting” support when safe and appropriate 
Maintains a neat and orderly environment by ensuring equipment is returned to its proper location after use and educating members and clients to do the same 
Maintains awareness of changes in schedules, staffing,procedures and environment that can affect a member’s experience, and leads members through the changes in an informative, supportive manner 
Models consistently the Y’s values of caring, respect,responsibility and citizenship, thereby encouraging and supporting the development of these values within our members 
Attends all staff meetings and in-service trainings 

Safety and Risk Management 

Adheres to all safety policies, rules and standard operating procedures established by Parks and Recreation 
Inspects, corrects and maintains the work station/environment to ensure it is free from hazards or unsafe conditions 
Reports all injuries and accidents, no matter how minor,immediately to the appropriate supervisor 
Immediately reports all observed unsafe acts and conditions to the supervisor 
Always reports to work in an acceptable condition, not under the influence of any substance that could inhibit the ability to work safety or efficiently 

Member Engagement 

Builds and maintains effective, positive relationships with members, participants and staff 
Creates a supportive community environment 
Models relationship-building skills in all interactions 
Responds and/or resolves member inquiries and/or concerns in a timely manner 
Understands and executes their role in fulfilling our promise as a cause-driven organization 

Qualifications and Skills 

Must be 18 years of age 
Current certification in Personal Training from an accredited organization, i.e. NASM,ACE, AFAA etc 
Thorough knowledge of strength and cardiovascular equipment and their appropriate use 
Ability to assess individual fitness and effectively build a customized fitness program 
Physical ability to lead and interact in fitness activities and perform related physical fitness skills 
Possess excellent customer service and communication skills 
Possessor be willing to learn sales skills 
Ability to self-promote and network 
1-2 years related experience preferred 
Certification requirements include, within 30 days of hire, CPR/AED and First Aid; Child Abuse Prevention.

To Apply

To complete an application, please visit the City of Bluefield Municipal Complex at 200 Rogers Street, Bluefield WV  24701. 

Resumes may be emailed to: rluther [at] cityofbluefield.com. Please include position applying for in the subject line. 

You may also mail your resume to:

Robert Luther
Director of Human Resources
City of Bluefield
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701 

The City of Bluefield is an Equal Opportunity Employer