Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

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Health Fitness Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Working knowledge of programs and services (Health coaching, Health Assessment, Live for Life, L Drive, Healthy & Me )
Provides support to the wellness rep
Conducts fitness testing
Responsible for new member facility and equipment orientations, exercise prescription (design exercise program for members based upon member’s goals), fitness testing, Health Assessment biometric screening, individual health coaching
Monitors facility and front desk
Provides individual exercise instruction
Monitors facility
Is ready to take on personal training clients upon hire
Monitor facility
Monitors energy rooms and walking trails

Health Fitness Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Health Fitness Specialist

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

Education for Health Fitness Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health fitness specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Health, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Education, Healthcare, Wellness, Health Fitness Specialist, Computer, Communication

Skills for Health Fitness Specialist

Desired skills for health fitness specialist include:

Computers
Word
Excel and PowerPoint
Excel
PowerPoint
Contract obligations and client’s needs
Programs and services
Recreation leagues
Computers: Word
Publisher

Desired experience for health fitness specialist includes:

Personal Training certification from ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or ACSM preferred
Industry recognized Group Exercise certifications preferred
1+ year's related experience or equivalent combination of education, certifications
Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, hi/lo, spin, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, ) preferred
Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, conditioning, hi/lo, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, ) preferred
Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, conditioning, hi/lo, kickboxing, zumba, yoga)

Health Fitness Specialist Examples

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Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health fitness specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health fitness specialist
  • Participates in participation drives to acquire new health coaching enrollees
  • Gathers program outcomes data and measures results
  • Demonstrates how to operate cardiovascular equipment and exercise machines
  • Assists with the record keeping and the data entry of member information, managing and organizing of the client file system, and maintenance of appointment books
  • Reports incidents or injuries according to policy and procedure
  • Assesses body composition
  • Research health and fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant materials
  • Provide safe individual or group exercise instruction, including participants who may be recovering from a work-related injury
  • Various tasks and duties as assigned
  • Open/close the facility and maintain safety and cleanliness of the facility
Qualifications for health fitness specialist
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes preferred (step, hi/lo, spin, kickboxing, zumba, yoga)
  • Experience and knowledge in a variety of group exercise class formats preferred
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, hi/lo, spin, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, ) required
  • Experience in instruction of group exercise classes (spin, kickboxing, Zumba, Yoga, HIIT, ) required, certification preferred
  • Personal Training certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM or NSCA preferred, but required within 90 days of hire
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (Boot Camp, Spin, Kickboxing, Zumba, Yoga, ) is preferred
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Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health fitness specialist. 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 specialist
  • Lead or assist in teaching fitness workshops or seminars
  • Provide support to the planning, management and continual evaluation of Fitness programs and equipment
  • Perform administrative work to include familiarization tours of fitness facilities, provide facility oversight and attend meetings
  • Ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of fitness facilities
  • Monitor and assist clients to ensure proper form is used when exercising and the safe and effective use of equipment
  • Maintain a consistent client base and track weekly metrics
  • Market Health, Wellness and personal training to clients, contribute health and fitness articles to the Wellness Newsletter and other fitness-related reports/correspondence
  • Provide basic nutritional advice in accordance with healthy eating guidelines
  • Refer clients to other services as required to support achievement of health and fitness goals
  • Instruct members on proper techniques and concepts of all exercise components
Qualifications for health fitness specialist
  • Personal Training from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM or NSCA preferred
  • Current CPR & AED certifications preferred, but required prior to start date
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, conditioning, hi/lo, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, ) is preferred
  • Current CPR/AED and first aid certifications preferred, but must be acquired prior to start date
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (BOSU, Spin, Boot Camp, ) is preferred
  • Prior experience instructing group exercise classes (step, hi/lo, spin, kickboxing, Zumba, yoga, ) strongly preferred
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Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a health fitness specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health fitness specialist
  • Provide individual and group exercise instruction
  • Perform facility maintenance responsibilities
  • Carries out other projects and duties assigned by the Program Manager, including special events
  • Schedule and administer health risk appraisal and physical assessment
  • Prescribe individual exercise programs based on assessment that follow ACSM established guidelines
  • Conduct regular safety rounds of the exercise facility in an effort to assist with any exercise related issues or emergencies
  • Develop and implement exercise incentive programs to motivate and enhance consistency
  • Greets members at the front desk
  • Administrative duties such as front desk coverage, managing schedule and PHI payments for services
  • Researches health and fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant education materials
Qualifications for health fitness specialist
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, hi/lo, spin, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, ) strongly preferred
  • Industry recognized certification in Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NASM, NSCA or ACSM) is preferred
  • Industry recognized group class instructor certification preferred
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes (step, hi/lo, kickboxing, Zumba, yoga, ) required
  • Additional Wellness industry certifications preferred (NASM Corrective Exercise)
  • Current CPR/AED and first aid certifications preferred, but required within 3 months of employment
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Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a health fitness specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health fitness specialist
  • Proactively reach out to participants to enroll in coaching program
  • Contact participants to assess health, tobacco usage, fitness levels, nutrition, and other areas of concerns using a variety of assessment techniques
  • Based on assessments, coach and problem solve with participants to identify and address specific goals to support health and behavior change
  • Establish ongoing relationships with participants and offer support and guidance in establishing behavioral goals and implementation plans to reach new goals
  • Meet with participants telephonically on a regular basis to review progress, refine goals, explore challenges, and provide guidance using motivational interviewing techniques to overcome barriers
  • Manage dedicated caseload of participants on a predetermined schedule for coaching sessions
  • Maintain accurate and detailed electronic documentation of all participant progress and communication
  • Be familiar with clients’ benefit offerings and make referrals to other Well-Being improvement programs as appropriate
  • Review biometric screening data such as height, weight, BMI, and other tests to measure progress toward goals
  • May assist with inbound inquiries and customer service problems via telephone, live chat, and/or email
Qualifications for health fitness specialist
  • Current CPR and AED certifications preferred, but required within 30 days of employment
  • Personal Training certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, or NASM preferred, but required within 60 days of hire
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Kinesiology, exercise science, ) is required
  • Ability to instruct multiple group exercise formats preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, etc)
  • 1+ years health coaching experience strongly preferred
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Health Fitness Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a health fitness specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for health fitness specialist
  • Opens/closes facility and maintains safety and cleanliness of the fitness center
  • Assists with wellness events and promotes fitness offerings at Waukegan fitness location
  • Supervises the floor to build member relationships and monitors safety
  • Conduct health assessments, WELLBEATS tutorials and provide education to clients
  • Membership sales experience preferred
  • Maintains safety and cleanliness of the facility
  • Ability to teach low impact fitness classes
  • Opens/closes the fitness center and maintains safety and cleanliness of the facility
  • Customer service at front desk
  • Enrolls new participants and conducts facility and equipment orientations
Qualifications for health fitness specialist
  • Experience instructing group exercise classes group exercise industry recognized certification is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related field
  • AED certification if preferred
  • Personal Training/Group Exercise certification preferred from ACE, ACSM, NASM, AFAA or NSCA
  • An industry recognized certification in Group Exercise Instruction, experience instructing group exercise classes, is strongly preferred
  • A Personal Training certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM or NSCA is preferred

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