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Personal Trainer
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

Position Summary:
The Personal Trainer is responsible for teaching safe exercise technique and proper use of equipment to members and guests while contributing to the overall smooth functioning of the Fitness Center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education/Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university in health or a sports/fitness related field; one to two years of Personal Training experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prior experience and/or skills must include: effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills; customer service skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
Certificates and Licenses:
The following certificates/licenses are required and must be maintained:
Certification by a nationally accredited organization such as National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT), or American Federation Aerobics Association (AFFA).
Current CPR Certification.
Computer Skills:
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office is preferred.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Trainer
Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Math Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to the carrying out of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The information described below represents the physical activities and surroundings one may encounter when performing the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: To perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, stoop, climb, balance, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent may be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and push/pull up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Environmental Conditions: The work is typically Fitness Center environment with a moderate noise level.
Working condition may occasionally include work near moving parts (exercise equipment); wet, humid conditions (non-weather); and work in crowded areas. Occasional travel to the pool facility may be required where environmental conditions may include slippery surfaces.

Agency Information:

Located on Mercer Island, the J offers a variety of programs and activities for everyone from newborns to seniors. The J is home to an Early Childhood School, a newly remodeled state-of-the-art auditorium, an upgraded Fitness Center, an indoor pool, and more.

We host a variety of parenting classes and weekly Tot Shabbat programs for our youngest members and their parents. School-aged kids enjoy our Kidstown before and after school care, take sports and arts classes, spend their summers at SJCC Summer Camp, and become J Explorers. Adults can join a sports league or a book club, attend events in the Kesher Garden, swim laps in the pool, or work out in our Fitness Center. Seniors learn to play bridge, join fitness classes, and attend our popular cultural arts events.