Brackenfell, Cape Town, South Africa
PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES CANDIDATES TO HAVE COMPLETED AN ACCREDITED FITNESS QUALIFICATION. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT SUCH. Zone Fitness Willowbridge is seeking a dynamic, energetic and goal driven individuals with a passion and drive for the fitness industry to fill our vacancy of a Fitness Instructor. This position reports the Fitness & Operations Manager. PERFORMANCE STATEMENT: It is the objective of the Fitness Instructor to assist members in reaching individual goals they have set themselves when joining the club. The fitness team needs to take ownership of the member, ensuring safe and effective exercise at all times, and is responsible for the member throughout his/her membership at the club. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or equivalent. Completed accredited fitness qualification. High energy levels and passion for fitness industry. Sales and target driven . Specific attention to detail Accurate numeric skills Computer Literacy. Strong interpersonal skills. Good listening skills. Clear and confident communication skills Diplomacy in handling irate people Ability to work under pressure 6 day work week KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: New Member Induction Groups Conduct group induction classes. Demonstrate the use of the equipment on the circuits. Record the member’s sets/reps/load on the exercise card. One-on-One Conduct one-on-one induction classes. Demonstrate the use of the equipment in the circuit. Record the member’s sets/reps/load on the exercise card. Existing Members In your professional capacity, select an appropriate exercise program card for the member (red, green or blue). Show the member how to do the various exercises prescribed on the program safely and effectively prescribing the sets, repetitions and weights. Evaluate the members progress on the exercise program and upgrade the members program (sets, reps, weights) if and when required to ensure progression. Evaluate the members progress and issue the member with a new card if and when his/her progression on the program warrants it. Classes Conduct circuit and super circuit classes. Maintenance Conduct the preventative maintenance programme. Assist the maintenance operator with general maintenance in the club (if applicable). Do daily checks of the equipment. Report all out of order equipment immediately. Opening and Closing Shifts Open and Close the club as per shift roster. Ensure and maintain that opening and closing shift procedures are adhered to. Ensure club is member ready. General Supervise members use of equipment to ensure the member exercises safely and effectively. Perform a Crisis Management Officers role on early morning and late night shifts. Enforce club rules and regulations. Handle member complaints and suggestions in such a manner as to ensure good member service. Maintain an excellent working relationship with fellow staff members. Ensure an excellent level of service to every member of the club. Required to check changing rooms on an hourly basis. SALARY AND BENEFITS Competitive market related salary Medical aid Pension fund Should you meet the above mentioned criteria, kindly please submit your most updated Curriculum Vitae with all supporting documentation and cover letter. Please note: Suitable applicants living within surrounding areas of the club will be preferred BUT not essential. Should you not receive a response or communication within 2 weeks of submitting your documentation, please consider your application as unsuccessful.