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Personal trainer
Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson
371 S Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Principal Responsibilities:

The Shames JCC is looking for energetic and responsible nationally certified personal trainers with 2-5 years' experience; working with all types of modalities. Current CPR & AED required. Excellent customer service and patience is a must.

Summary: In accordance with the Fitness Department policies included below, all Fitness Floor Staff, including Group EX and Personal Trainers, support a positive environment for members, visitors and colleagues. Conducting themselves in a consistently professional and courteous manner, Staff are responsible for providing outstanding customer service, ensuring the safety and well-being of all members and guests, also ensuring a warm and friendly community experience throughout the Fitness Center, GX Department, and the entire JCC.

Essential Functions:

Essential functions include but are not limited to the following that are listed below. While we strive to maintain clarity around job expectations, work activities may be subject to change at any time, in accordance with organizational needs.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

A minimum of a high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Current CPR, AED and First Aid certifications

Personal trainers and Group EX instructors must maintain certification through nationally-recognized organizations, and provide specialty certifications, as needed

Additional Qualifications:

Adherence to the Policies that Follow is Required of All Fitness Staff

Work Environment: This job may operate throughout all fitness facilities, as well as in a professional office environment, to be determined in accordance with the agency's business needs.

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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their work.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to articulate fingers, and reach with hands and arms. Bending, crouching, and the regular lifting of up to 20 lbs., and the occasional lifting of up to 50 or more lbs. may be required, in accordance with each role. Specific sensory abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, as well as a functional sense of smell, in order to facilitate the monitoring of shifting facility environments, for safety purposes.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: These are hourly and piece rate roles with varying schedules, with hours to be determined in concert with the supervisor, the Fitness and Operations Manager, and/or other management personnel. Some evening and weekend work may be required for most roles.

Travel: Travel is not expected to be required.


25,000 - 35,000

Agency Information:

Our Mission

The Shames JCC on the Hudson is a welcoming, inclusive gathering place where we enrich the greater community by offering social, recreational, educational and cultural opportunities guided by Jewish values.