Personal Trainer

The Edge Fitness Clubs Shelton , CT 06484

Posted 3 days ago


Summary & Reports to:

Join the Personal Training Team which is responsible for providing various personal training services that offer members programs to maximize workout efficiency, improve fitness, enjoy their fitness experience and improve overall sense of well-being. This is a full time position.

Duties & Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Member Experience:

Develop safe, professional, exciting and comprehensive personal training programs to ensure clients are satisfied with their workout program and remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals

Monitor and instruct clients during personal training sessions on the safe and effective use of strength training equipment, cardiovascular and flexibility.

Educate members on current health and fitness issues and trends

Conduct fitness consultations for new clients including pre-participation screening, medical history, lifestyle questionnaire, and goal setting to assess and recommend personal training programs

Deliver personal training programs based on the client's ability and goals

Complete and maintain accurate and current client files, while weighing each week & completing body measurements once per month

Fulfill member service requirement, up to 30 hours per week - duties may include the following:

Fitness assessments and equipment orientations

Edge Challenge events

Floor service

Sales & Promotion:

Promote and sell Edge Fitness programs, services, and products


Responsible for achieving or exceeding monthly revenue and session goals

Develop and maintain a personal training client base

Managerial & Supervisory:

Complete all administrative requirements associated with each client's fitness plan

Attend all PT department, "all club", and one on one meetings

Complete all assigned Edge Fitness University courses

Remain current on certifications and new trends in the industry

Key Qualifications:

Ability to build relationship with members

Excellent customer service and promotional skills; energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner

Excellent interpersonal skills

Extensive knowledge of fitness, cardiovascular training, nutrition, and program design

Knowledge of safe exercise techniques

Demonstrate exercises and adjust machine weights, free weights, and cardiovascular equipment

Ability to multi-task and learn quickly

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Ability to operate a computer and Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel)

Education & Experience:

High school diploma or GED

Four year degree in exercise science, sports medicine, or other related field preferred

One year personal training experience preferred

Program design experience preferred

Certified Personal Trainer (minimum of one certification)

CPR/AED certification

Obtain one of the core four certifications within 6 months of hire: NASM, ACE, ISSA or NSCA

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires the ability to perform an aerobic activity for the duration of a class. Bending and moving is done frequently.

Employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Physical activity will include standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, sitting and stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Lifting requirements are 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds. The vision requirements are close, distant, depth, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a health club environment. This position routinely deals with club employees, members and vendors.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. This is a high paced environment.


There is no travel required for this position.

Position type and expected hours of work:

This is a non-exempt full-time position with varied hours based on business needs. This position requires night and weekend hours.


Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision

Life insurance ($25k), MetLife

Long Term Disability (LTD), MetLife

PTO & Paid Holidays


Employee Assistance Program (EAP), MetLife

Complimentary membership for you and one other (full time employees only)

Employee Discounts and more!

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Edge Fitness, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.

The above statements are intended to describe the general activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Please note these statements are not an exhaustive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Duties, Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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