Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

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Health fitness assistant provides guidance to fitness center patrons on the use of fitness equipment and basic principles of physical fitness and conditioning.

Health Fitness Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective health fitness assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included health fitness assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Knowledge of Autoclave operation
Radiation Safety knowledge in order to wear Dosimeter
Maintain a calendar of fitness deadlines, video and photo shoots, events
Performs facility maintenance responsibilities
Provides individual and group exercise instruction
Supervises facility
Provides personal training and group exercise instruction
Steer and coordinate the operative execution (Health Week, DIN certification)
Responsible for new member facility and equipment orientations, exercise prescription (design exercise program for members based upon member’s goals), fitness testing, Health Profile biometric screening, individual health coaching
Develop and implement a plan to remain current in industry trends, professional certifications, e-trainings, as appropriate

Health Fitness Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Health Fitness Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, BLS, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, ACE

Education for Health Fitness Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health fitness assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Health, Associates, Merchandising, Marketing, Journalism, English, Education

Skills for Health Fitness Assistant

Desired skills for health fitness assistant include:

Emergency procedures of Alumni/Wang
Enforces Fitness Center policies as listed in the employee manual and membership handbook
CSI software
Contract obligations and client’s needs
Fitness equipment functionality and current trends
Programs and services
Strength/cardio equipment
Training and self-development will be needed for the position
Excel and PowerPoint
Word

Desired experience for health fitness assistant includes:

Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) required
Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications preferred, but required within 30 days of hire
Industry recognized group exercise or Spin certification preferred
Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and less than 1 year related industry experience required
Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications preferred, but required prior to start date
Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) are required and 1 year's related industry experience preferred

Health Fitness Assistant Examples

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Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a health fitness assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health fitness assistant
  • Instructs group exercise classes of basic formats such as Circuit, Bootcamp
  • Responsible for opening the fitness center and serving as a backup to the Lifeguard and the Member Services Representative
  • Provide blood pressure screenings for members and guests after clearance with supervisor
  • Provides equipment instruction
  • Assists with all member service desk administration and processes, answer phones, and process membership enrollments
  • Promotes program offerings
  • Opens/closes and maintains safety and cleanliness of the facility
  • Will handle the majority of Personal Training clients
  • Provides individual instruction
  • Maximize exercise safety and effectiveness
Qualifications for health fitness assistant
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline that is obtained within 90 days of hire ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Group Exercise and/or Personal Training certifications preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (HIIT, bootcamp, circuit, cycling ) preferred
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) plus 2 years related industry experience required
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard training certification required prior to start date, MIT will provide certification but candidates must be able to pass a swim test
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Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of health fitness assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health fitness assistant
  • Manage the kiosk and be available for questions about programs, general questions, and how to use equipment
  • Projects and other duties as needed/assigned
  • Oversees the front desk and interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety
  • Participates in conducting facility, program and equipment orientations
  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction if certified in a recognized industry certification
  • Assist the full-time staff with membership drives to acquire new participants and on-site wellness programs when needed
  • Assist the full-time staff with adding new members into HealthCalc
  • Develop safe and effective group exercise classes
  • Participate to a wide variety of fitness operations including laundry
  • Provides tours and orientations front desk coverage
Qualifications for health fitness assistant
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) is required
  • Current certification in Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM, or NSCA) and/or an industry recognized certification in group exercise instruction and 2+ years of related industry experience is required if no degree has been obtained
  • Associate Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) an to year related industry experience required
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Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health fitness assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health fitness assistant
  • Assists with towel and laundry duties
  • Ability to teach group exercise classes a plus
  • Assist with program-specific health improvement programs & promotions
  • Assist Health Fitness Director to ensure that curriculum, staff development and assessments for health and health fitness are aligned and appropriately implemented within State and District guidelines
  • Support District Goal of T-2-4 and Superintendent Initiatives
  • Coordinate district Wellness program and events, working with nursing and benefits department
  • Collaborate with Coordinated School Health leaders throughout the district
  • Collaborate with campus leadership to continue the integration of kinesthetic classrooms
  • Remain current in Health Fitness Curriculum and Coordinated School Health programs through classroom visitations, meetings with teachers and other staff members, curriculum development projects, Attend conferences, workshops, and seminars and disseminate relevant information to teachers, staff, and coordinated school health leaders
  • Work with Health Fitness Guiding Coalition in establishing priority standards for acceptable levels of student achievement
Qualifications for health fitness assistant
  • Associates Degree or higher in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years of related industry experience is required
  • Associate's/Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Group fitness certification preferred
  • A minimum of two years of industry experience is required if no degree has been obtained
  • Current industry recognized certification in Group Exercise Instruction is required
  • Personal Training industry certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, or NASM is strongly preferred
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Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a health fitness assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health fitness assistant
  • Assist Director in managing the Off Campus Health Fitness Program, including facility trainers, student grades, attendance, and facility visits
  • Work collaboratively with Athletic Department and community partners to oversee Advanced Movers program and events, including swim program and track meets
  • Work to build positive working relationships with principals, directors, and specialists
  • Interacts with members and monitors equipment and participant safety
  • Participates in membership drives to acquire new members
  • Creates newsletters, porcelain press and healthy topic bulletin board monthly
  • Monitors facility and interacts with members, providing excellent customer service
  • Develops individual exercise programs
  • Manages our kiosk within the fitness center and answers questions about programs and provides guidance on proper equipment use
  • Maintains participant files and database based on HIPAA guidelines
Qualifications for health fitness assistant
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and 1-2+ years related industry experience preferred
  • Personal Training and/or Group Exercise certifications are preferred (will be required within 3 months of hire)
  • Master's degree or higher in Literacy Education, Reading, English Education, or TESOL
  • Minimum of two years of experience teaching 2- or 4-year college students developmental reading, developmental English, and/or integrated developmental reading and writing
  • Experience teaching Integrated reading and writing
  • Experience using technology to mediate instruction
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Health Fitness Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of health fitness assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health fitness assistant
  • Process registrations and payments at the front desk
  • Follow specific schedules and procedures for cleaning and disinfecting exercise equipment, bathrooms, floors, walls, windows, and all surfaces
  • Attend department training and meetings
  • Support the marketing efforts for H&FC programs
  • Check-out and check-in rental equipment according to established procedures
  • Encourage participants to follow posted rules and etiquette guidelines
  • Complete electronic and paper forms, documentation, and reports
  • Interacts with participants and supervises equipment and participant safety
  • Assists in crafting and maintaining bulletin boards, newsletters and other marketing & communication materials
  • Must possess excellent leadership and management skills to create a positive, fun, and successful environment for staff and clients
Qualifications for health fitness assistant
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or a related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training and 2+ years of related industry experience is required
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications from Red Cross or St
  • Associate/Bachelor degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORaHealthFitness recognized certification in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training ( from ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, ACSM) and up to 1 year of related industry experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, or ACSM) and 2+ years of related industry experience required
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline ORHealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training from ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or ACSM and 2+ years related industry experience required

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