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Health Fitness Assistant

Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
Manages Others:No
Experience Required:No
Degree Required:No
Employment Type:Employee
Work Schedule:Part-Time
Travel:No Travel
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Job Description

Health Fitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (25 hrs/wk) Health Fitness Assistant at our client site located in Cambridge, MA. In this position, you will provide exercise floor supervision, interact with members and program participants, and assist in the delivery of health and fitness programs, services, promotions, outreach activities and serves as a backup lifeguard and Member Services cashier during the opening hours at A/W. You will be responsible for providing outstanding service to members & program participants to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction. The hours for this position will be M-F from 5:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


•Manage the Fitness Floor to include: Act as primary contact providing customer service via the telephone, email, and in person.
•Responsible for opening the fitness center, serve as a backup to the lifeguard and the Member Services Representative.
•Clean and maintain equipment 50% of time on shift. Stocks cleaning supplies, as needed.
•Maintains order and appearance of all Fitness Center equipment.
•Inspects Equipment and reports any unsafe conditions or maintenance needs.
•Completes the hourly participation counts.
•Performs integral part in the group exercise attendance tracking and procedures.
•Takes the initiative to tend to any areas in need of attention.
•Has knowledge of and enforces Fitness Center policies as listed in the employee manual and membership handbook.
•Communicate and relay information, concerns, and feedback to the Fitness team.
•Reports to work on time and in the proper uniform.
•Ensures patron safety by remaining knowledgeable and providing instruction on the proper use of fitness center equipment.
•Maintains a visibly positive and approachable composure to promote patron and employee interaction.
•Attends all mandatory staff meetings and training sessions.
•Remains current in American Red Cross Lifeguard training certification and is knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of Alumni/Wang.
•Actively promotes all Fitness Center initiatives, programs and operations.
•Projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Education, Experience and Certifications:

•Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline OR HealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required.
•Ability to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard training certification (prerequisite 300 yard swim, brick test) prior to start date.

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
•Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.
•Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
•Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

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