Department – HEC
FLSA – Contractual
To be eligible:
- • Each trainer will enter into a signed agreement with the Battle Creek Family YMCA
- • Must show proof of current recognized personal trainer certification
- • Provide documentation of current liability insurance
Apply at the front desk today.
Fitness Instructor for X-Fit
Department: Health Enhancement Center
FLSA Classification: Part Time Non Exempt
- • Instruct classes in a safe and effective manner.
- • Provide an encouraging and motivational environment.
- • Begin and end class on time.
- • Conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the mission and vision of the YMCA.
- • To maintain a neat, clean, safe and pleasant environment in the HEC and Fitness Studios.
- • To remain current and knowledgeable about the Family Y Center policies, events and various program schedules
- • To attend scheduled staff and program meetings
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
Candidate should demonstrate competence with regards to safe use of exercise equipment and training procedures. Previous experience in a fitness setting preferred but not required.
Current Adult CPR certification is required.
Group Fitness Certification (or educational equivalent ) is also required
Ability to enforce all Health Enhancement Center Policies consistently and effectively.
Experience related to field of study is desired but not required.
Reports To: Aquatics Manager & Team Leader
FLSA Classification: Part Time – Non Exempt
“A lifeguard by definition has a legal duty to protect the safety of people in an assigned area. Lifeguards have a moral and professional obligation to prevent potential accident situations by enforcing the rules and regulations of their aquatic setting and to react to any emergencies that occur.” (One the Guard, 4th edition, pp 4-5)
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:
Must have excellent communication and customer service skills. Must have Current Health Care Provider or equivalent CPR; Oxygen certification; 1st Aid; YMCA Lifeguarding certification.
- Safeguard the lives of your patrons first, but also ensure their comfort and pleasure. Do not tolerate recklessness or rough play
- Know how to use all life guarding, rescue, first aid equipment and keep it ready and in good repair
- Scan your area at all times, staying alert to potential hazards
- Know and practice proper emergency procedures
- Secure the area by locking all doors and gates when a lifeguard is not on duty
- Keep patrons from congregating on walk areas or around lifeguard stands
- Greet members with excellent customer service and a smile
- Communicate pool rules in a positive and effective manner
- Relate well to coworkers
- Communicate to direct supervisor any concerns or incidents that may need follow-up based on individual needs
- Communicate any suggestions to improve the aquatics program
- Adhere to all pool rules and policies
- Fill out sub forms and communicate absences with supervisor
- Attend scheduled staff meetings and training events
- Know and be ready to implement emergency procedures
- Have the appropriate equipment at your station
- Check the pool for hazardous conditions when you arrive at your station
- Report broken or damaged equipment to supervisor
- Keep the swimming area clean and ready for inspection at all times
- Practice skills regularly
- Assist in the response to medical emergencies within the facility
- Return all equipment to proper storage area