Fitness Trainer

Planet Fitness Portland , TX 78374

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

The Fitness Trainer will be responsible for running the Planet Fitness group fitness program (PE@PF). This includes assisting new members in the achievement of their fitness goals by designing a simple workout program and instructing them on the proper use of equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for familiarizing members with the facility, maintaining a comfortable atmosphere for members and visitors, and motivating members that seek support

  • Conduct and run the Planet Fitness PE@PF program, including creating and following the schedule

  • Consult with members regarding their fitness goals and provide motivation and support

  • Instruct and acclimate all members to each piece of equipment in the club ensuring they know how to properly and safely use the equipment

  • Create bi-weekly updates consisting of a variety of exercises

  • Meet class requirements based on club size and member traffic

  • Assist in front desk related activities including:

  • Answer phones in a friendly manner and assist callers with a variety of questions

  • Check members into the system

  • New member sign-up

  • Take prospective members on tours

  • Track inventory

  • Participate in the daily cleaning of the club and general maintenance of the equipment

  • Respond to member questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner and elevate to Assistant Manager or Manager as needed

  • Other duties as assigned based on club needs


  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent required

  • A passion for fitness and health

  • Upbeat and positive attitude

  • Punctuality and reliability is a must

  • Exceptional customer service skills; able to interact in a positive and professional way with members and co-workers, exceeding the member's expectations

  • Strong listener with the ability to empathize and problem solve

  • Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language

  • Current CPR Certification required

  • Personal Training Certification from a preferred association (IFA, ACE or NCSF) is required

Physical Demands

  • Continual standing, walking, bending, crouching and reaching

  • Continual listening and talking in person or on the phone

  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs

  • Will occasionally encounter toxic chemicals during shift

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Enhancing people's lives with an affordable, high-quality fitness experience requires a team of inspiring, motivated and fun-loving go-getters. As one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, Planet Fitness is just getting warmed up. We're continuously seeking top talent to join us in cultivating the Judgement Free Zone and shaping the future of our brand. With more than 2,000 locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico and Australia, there's plenty of opportunity on our Planet and we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team!

Our member mission says it best: our product is a tool, a means to an end; not a brand name or a mold maker, but a tool that can be used by anyone. To use our product, members need to feel inspired and motivated. That's where you come in. If you're looking for a place where you can make a difference in a customer's life, you've found it. Come to add your mojo to the Judgement Free Zone, but stay for the feeling that you're making a difference on our Planet.


Employees at a franchise location are employed by the Franchisee and are not employees of PFHQ (the Franchisor). PFHQ neither dictates nor controls labor or employment matters for franchisees or their employees, and does not retain any reserved authority to control the terms and conditions of employment for franchisees or their employees. Each franchisee is responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal law.

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