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Fitness Director

Jefferson Valley, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley, New York, United States of America Req #95
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  Exceptional Staff Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle in a Unique Environment

Are you passionate about exercise and living a healthy lifestyle?  Would you like to help others do the same?  

For over 45 years Club Fit staff has worked hard to create a club environment dedicated to helping people achieve their health and fitness goals in a state of the art facility with support, guidance and motivation from a professional and knowledgeable staff. The organization has been amazingly successful and has helped many people lead healthier lives. We are proud that the communities we serve are better due to the work we do. People lead healthier and more active lives with our help than they would without us. We are very aware of the benefits people receive from the active and healthy lifestyle we help them pursue. People are able to do more, be more active and be sick less as a result of the work we do. Most of all, they are able to spend more time with the ones they love. This is the foundation of the work we do. 

We currently have openings for people who enjoy working in a unique environment 
and helping others focus on their physical and mental well-being. 


Job Title:  Fitness Director

Job Purpose  

  • Lead the development, promotion and marketing of competitively superior fitness programs, trainings and services, including oversight of the Parisi Speed School (if applicable)
  • Hire, direct, train, develop and motivate the fitness team to exceed member service expectations and drive personal training and fitness program income
  • Maintain the facilities in a neat and orderly manner with equipment operating efficiently at all times

Manages Operations 

  • Monitor the fitness center to ensure that the members are certain that we care about their well-being
  • Maintain a state-of-the-art fitness center, ensure equipment is clean, presentable and in outstanding condition
  • Prepare marketing plans to promote offerings in accordance with our brand
  • Maintain small equipment, order supplies and monitor equipment inventories
  • Complete equipment research and recommendations for future needs

Staff Results  

  • Communicate job expectations and align them with the company mission statement and core values
  • Plan, monitor and appraise performance results by following job review standards and schedule
  • Ensure timely review of staff compensation packages
  • Coach and discipline staff
  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, and procedures
  • Provide ongoing training for all staff to reinforce department standards and provide opportunities for enhancement of professional skills.
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Develop and maintain an optimal staffing plan for the fitness floor, Parisi Speed School and programs to assure safe, clean facility
  • Instruct all staff on proper procedures for booking trainings, completing time sheets, and payment options for clients
  • Provide leadership to the staff in an effort to teach them how to meet/exceed member expectations on an ongoing basis
  • Inspire team behaviors which are motivating to members and assist in creating commitment to a healthy lifestyle
  • Carefully recruit, select, orient, train, evaluate and terminate staff
  • Maintain a continuing education and training program for the staff and ensure required certifications are kept current
  • Ensure exceptional quality in all staff and develop personal growth opportunities
  • Nurture a strong key staff team with specific and defined responsibilities   
  • Show attention to detail in maintaining a safe and secure work environment

Department Strategy and Planning 

  • Assemble and analyze critical information, control expenses, and update projections
  • Recommend actions to improve profits; develop a yearly business plan and budget and monitor outcomes
  • Operate within said budgets and ensure income statements and expense reporting is accurate and up to date
  • Develop, market, and implement new and innovative programming, both free to member and paid services
  • Partner with all departments to provide genuine hospitality to our membership

Professional and Technical Knowledge

Ongoing Club Fit Training Including, but not limited to:   

  • Bloodborne Pathogens, Customer Service, Emergency Response Protocol (ERP), Sexual Harassment, Training for Excellence
  • Professional Certification
  • First Aid (within 90 days of hire)
Education and Experience

  • College degree in Fitness related area (or Nationally Recognized Personal Training Certification)
  • At least 2 years of management experience

  • Attend manager meetings and new manager trainings as required
  • Maintain proficiency and knowledge of current industry trends, equipment, tools, and software
  • Participate in educational opportunities to develop management skills and review professional publications
  • Demonstrate a commitment to embracing the neighborhood by establishing personal networks 

Team Work 

  • Respond to Member feedback
  • Participate in the Manager on Duty program by performing the responsibilities of a Hospitality Supervisor
  • Participate in internal and external community events with focus on promoting Club Fit programs and services
  • Attend weekly manager meetings, weekly GM meetings, and monthly dual club meetings
  • Interact and work with staff at all levels in the club

Job Requirements 

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.  Ability to lift 45 lbs.  
  • Ability to understand and communicate both verbally and written in English
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to think independently and suggest effective solutions to potential challenges
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as required by business needs
  • Ability to understand and comply with all company safety policies and their requirements.  This includes attendance at training meetings as scheduled.

Reporting Structure 

  • Direct Line to General Manager

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Jefferson Valley, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley, New York, United States of America