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Personal Trainer at Sport & Health

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia





Job Description:


Summary Objective:

Create and deliver a variety of personal training workouts for a wide range of clients.  Build a client base, and recruit new personal training clients under the management of the Fitness Director and with the Personal Training team.

Essential Functions:


  • Deliver the Ultimate Fitness Experience to every member, every time

  • Conduct new member orientation pre-exercise biometrics and goal evaluations

  • Develop personalized fitness programs to meet member goals established during new member orientation

  • Develop and maintain a personal training client base

  • Show dedication to the member experience by promoting cleanliness and member engagement


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create safe and effective exercise programs

  • Execute exercise programs for a wide variety of members

  • Keep accurate and detailed records of program progress

  • Maintain a minimum of 12 client hours weekly

  • Utilize prospecting techniques including special events and floor hours as defined by the Fitness Director

  • Communicate and engage with members during floor hours to achieve training minimums

  • Achieve average 20 percent booking rate per floor hour in Smart Start or other meaningful personal training entry points for members.

  • Qualify leads using the Exercise Readiness Questionnaire and Member Profile

  • Maintain and record schedule accurately

  • Keep current personal schedule and availability on file with Fitness Director

  • Plan holiday schedules and personal time in advance so clients can be referred to substitutes and complete sessions as planned

  • Provide monthly session forecasts in week three of every month

  • Understand and follow employee standards of conduct and ethics

  • Understand and uphold club building, facilities, service, program, and emergency procedures

  • Complete all in-house training as assigned

  • Work early morning, evening, and weekend hours as necessary

  • Assume other duties as assigned


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Ability to motivate and nurture others

  • Demonstrated selling skills

  • Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude

  • Outwardly facing professional appearance

  • Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly

  • Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills


Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • Nationally recognized personal training certification from a US Fitness accepted provider required

  • CPR/AED with Basic First Aid certification required

  • Participate in professional development and continuing education opportunities in order to maintain national certification per year and as established with Fitness Director


Physical Activities Required:

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Standing long periods of time

  • Daily walking, lifting, bending, squatting, and reaching

  • Ability to do a personal training workout

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds

  • Clear diction and acute hearing are necessary for effective communication

  • Good manual dexterity is required for computer use and paperwork


Employee Benefits:

All US Fitness team members receive:


  • Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges

  • Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs

  • Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement


Additional Full Time Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off


US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009. 

Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered. 

US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“uniformed service member status”), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law. 

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