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Personal Trainer

Company: City of Lafayette Colorado
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

General Summary

The Personal Trainer provides personal training sessions to clients at the Bob Burger Recreation Center.
Essential Functions

  • Trains clientele on weight training, cardiovascular exercise programming, weight management and other personal training activities. Can provide guidance on nutrition. Prepares a personalized training regimen specific to the individual's needs and fitness level.
  • May conduct fitness assessments to include body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance. Works with individual clients and/or small groups of two or more clients to determine fitness goals. Designs a workout program for the specific fitness goals.
  • Independently monitors participants to ensure proper use of equipment and proper training/exercise techniques. Ensures all possible safety measures are observed.
  • Communicates and enforces facility policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency situations as required and maintains accurate incident reports.
  • Provides excellent customer service, including interacting with participants to answer questions and resolve problems.
  • Complies with City and departmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Provides a safe, effective and supportive learning environment.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of customer and facility needs and reports any issues and concerns.
  • Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are followed.
  • Attends scheduled meetings as required.
  • Performs related duties, and other duties, as assigned.
    Typical Qualifications
    KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of City and department rules and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, teaching methods and techniques that provide positive motivation; working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles.
    SKILL: Public relations skills; demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment necessary to perform the functions of the job; able to perform and demonstrate exercises and movements for client understanding, ABILITY: Plan, organize, instruct, and supervise the assigned program; follow written and verbal instructions; remain current on the trends of the fitness industry; communicate effectively to the participants when teaching skills; analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action to be taken; work with little or no supervision, as necessary; analyze and correct facility safety hazards; write incident reports, as necessary; learn and adhere to the facility emergency procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public. Ability to learn and schedule client appointments and utilize Time Clock Plus for clocking in to the work day.

    Special Requirements
    Must hold a national recognized personal training certification.

    Must hold current CPR/AED certification or have the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.

Keywords: City of Lafayette Colorado, Denver , Personal Trainer, Human Resources , Lafayette, Colorado

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