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Personal Trainer

Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationNorris Recreation Center - St. Charles, ILPosition TypePart TimeEducation LevelHigh School or GED EquivalentSalary Range$25.00 HourlyTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftFlexible - including Weekends / HolidaysJob CategoryRecreationDescriptionJob Summary - About the Role Deliver high quality recreation services for residents, visitors and the St. Charles community by adhering to the District's safety and administrative policies and procedures. Knowledge, Skills & Experience This position is well suited for someone with a pleasant personality. Work record that shows reliability, initiative, tact and productivity. Maintain good health and appearance. Advanced knowledge and understanding of proper exercise techniques and equipment usage. The Personal Trainer must have the ability to effectively educate and demonstrate to members these techniques and usage. The Personal Trainer must also have excellent oral communication skills and good customer service skills. Need to Have: High school diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred, Personal Training certification required. Possess or ability to acquire certification in First Aid, CPR and AED. Evidence of continuing education courses directly related to the field. Prefer work experience in a fitness related field and previous personal training and/or group fitness instruction experience. Essential Functions of the Position Park District Cornerstones Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park District's safety and risk management program. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated.Recommends improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community.Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, and the Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, Norris Recreation Center, the Personal Trainer shall complete his/her assigned duties to the best of his/her abilities, offering suggestions of better ways to accomplish jobs and be ever mindful of the best interests of the St. Charles park District and of fellow employees. This position requires extensive knowledge and ability to: Work cooperatively and harmoniously with the general public, cooperating agencies and fellow employees. o Provide information and assistance to fellow employees.Maintain professional attitude and appearance.Demonstrate safe work habits through the use of the established safety program guidelines including maintaining First Aid, CPR and AED certifications.Represent the district positively and ethically to patrons, guests and employees.Provide a safe and effective personal training session.Provide an enjoyable, but challenging personal training session.Instruct clients on proper exercise techniques and modifications.Instruct clients on proper usage of resistance and cardiovascular equipment.Be able to develop a proper exercise plan based on the client's needs and goals.Be prepared in advance for personal training session.Responsible for tracking clients' personal training sessions.Responsible for ensuring clients pay for personal training sessions.Teach clients to appreciate their physical, emotional, and social health.Teach clients proper components of a healthy lifestyle.Inform clients of proper facility conduct..Help clients achieve their health and fitness goals.Help to maintain equipment in a safe and working order.Maintain current certifications.Comply with organizational, departmental and divisional policies and procedures.Complete necessary forms for accidents and incidents.Attend all employee meetings and training sessions.Assist in promotional activities and facility special events.Marginal Functions of the Position The ability to assist with special projects. Assume other responsibilities as assigned. The ability to set up and take down rooms for programs and rentals.Develop and instruct fee-based fitness programming. Physical and Environmental Requirements Position or Activity Frequently 46-100% of the time Occasionally 16-45% of the time Rarely 0-15% of the time Sitting X Walking X Climbing XBalancing X Stooping/Kneeling X Crouching XCrawling X Reaching X Handling/Feeling X Standing X Strength 1-40lbs and 41-75lbs at times with assistance Requires a range of hearing and vision that allows the employee to safely complete the essential duties of the position with or without assistive devices, corrective lenses and/or glasses and/or a reasonable accommodation. EEO Statement and Accommodations The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.

Keywords: ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT, Elgin , Personal Trainer, Other , Saint Charles, Illinois

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