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Fitness Floor Staff

Location: Saraland
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
North Mobile Family YMCA - Saraland, AL

Position Type
Part Time

Job Shift



  • Basic life support (CPR), First Aid, AED certification
  • Must be punctual
  • Must have good human relations skills to facilitate positive relationships with members and staff
  • Must promote all programs for the YMCA and Fitness Department
  • Must be able to work with all populations: children, teens, adults, men and women
  • Must be familiar with Emergency Procedures


    The fitness floor staff is responsible for providing knowledge and demonstration of exercises in a safe and correct manner. Fitness Floor staff must possess organizational, human relations and communications skills. Fitness background is a plus.

    • Give Equipment Orientations
      • Must be able to help members fill out the Par-Q form
      • Obtain information concerning any limitations, past or present injuries, and medications
      • Inquire about goals and previous exercise programs
      • Establish a workout based on information obtained from the member
      • Provide thorough demonstrations of each machine and set a comfortable weight for each exercise
      • Provide Guidance to Members
        • Set target heart rates
        • Set realistic short and long term goals
        • Communicate expectations in starting an exercise program
        • Possess and give knowledge about special cases (diabetes, hypertension, pregnancy, etc.) and exercise
        • Oversee Cardiovascular Floor
          • Demonstrate use of machines to members, keeping in mind their goals and history
          • Perform maintenance and cleaning of all cardiovascular equipment
          • Pick up magazines, magazine holders and trash on the floor
          • Oversee Strength Floor
            • Demonstrate exercise technique when asked outside of equipment orientations
            • Spot members during lifting
            • Perform maintenance and cleaning of all strength equipment
            • Give Fitness Evaluations (must be a personal trainer)
              • Oversee each part of the evaluation: body fat measurements, sub-max cardiovascular test, bench press test, half sit up test, sit and reach flexibility test.
              • Answer exercise related questions
              • Be informed about the most effective weight training methods approved by the YMCA and be able to perform and teach these new methods to all members in a manner that promotes quality and consistency.
              • Attend all staff meetings
                • Represent and promote the YMCA, its goals, philosophies and mission, in a way that reflects the true character and image of the "Y"
                • Dress in a professional manner. Wear YMCA red fitness staff shirt with black or grey pants/shorts. Tennis shoes should be worn. Open toed shoes and sandals are NOT allowed.
                • Maintain general facility cleanliness
                  • Pick up paper in the locker rooms. Close locker doors. A walk through should be done in the locker rooms every hour.

                    FUTURE REQUIREMENTS:
                    • New Staff Orientation
                    • YMCA principles of health and fitness
                    • YMCA personal trainer


                      I accept this position with the understanding that the first 90 days are trial only. I understand my employment may be terminated, during this 90 day for whatever reason and with no prior notice. I accept this job description in its entirety and will perform all of the duties listed to the best of my abilities.

Keywords: YMCA OF SOUTH ALABAMA INC, Mobile , Fitness Floor Staff, Other , Saraland, Alabama

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