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Certified Personal Trainer
Merage JCC of Orange County
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Principal Responsibilities:

The Merage JCC of Orange County is looking for nationally certified, experienced personal trainers to join it's fitness team.

Merage JCC personal trainers are expected to make personal connections with JCC members and clients, keep open lines of communication with both clients and fitness staff/management, and provide safe, effective, and personalized training programs for their clients. Personal trainers are also expect to stay up to date with fitness trends and exercise science and maintain a standard of excellence in the fitness industry and the Merage JCC.

Minimum Qualifications:



When you are working the floor your full attention should be on the fitness floor at all times. Staff must:


The work environment in the fitness center is fast pace with every day being different from the next. This job requires high energy and customer service including member engagement, conducting welcome workouts, assisting members with equipment, listening to member queries patiently, and referring to supervisor when necessary. The membership is made up of a diverse population with varying needs. Staff must be able to work effectively with people from all different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perception. The temperature in the fitness center is kept colder to ensure members are comfortable during exercise, and music is played constantly.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be on their feet for the entirety of the shift, be able to successfully demonstrate exercises, and keep the fitness center tidy. This requires the employee to be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs to successfully re-rack weights, plates, and other equipment. The employee will also have frequent interactions with cleaning products including but not limited to wipes and disinfectant spray.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

To apply, or for further information, contact: Sarah West, Fitness Director,

Agency Information:

The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, California is located centrally in beautiful Irvine, Newport Beach, and Newport Coast, California. The Merage JCC is located in a 220,000 sq. ft. full service modern building on the Samueli Jewish Campus. With over 3,000 family units, it has a suburban feel even though it it only 45 minutes from Los Angeles, and 1 hour and 15 minutes from San Diego. The Orange County Jewish Community is home to approximately 100,000 Jews, many of whom use the J as their destination for Jewish life.