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TBD Fitness Attendant 30 Nov
TBD Personal Trainer 30 Nov

Fitness Attendant

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Monday October 18, 2021 to Tuesday November 30, 2021

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $14.35

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Fitness Attendant is the first point of contact with all members entering the University of Ottawa’s fitness centres. Their presence in the fitness centres serves many purposes, most importantly helping members by answering questions and ensuring the proper use of equipment. Attendants must also ensure that members follow proper gym etiquette and follow fitness centre rules. Furthermore, attendants will ensure that the fitness centres and all equipment are well maintained by periodically checking and cleaning throughout their shifts. Fitness attendants must also be certified and be ready to provide first aid should such a situation arise. Fitness attendants may be asked to work morning, day, evening and/or weekend shifts at the Sport Services fitness centres.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current uOttawa student
  • A background in physical fitness, physical education, exercise physiology and/or health promotion
  • Some specialized training in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED from an agency approved by Ontario WSIB
  • Fluent in both French and English (written, spoken, read)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise all members of our fitness facilities and maintain a safe, friendly and welcoming environment
  • Work with Client Services to answer any questions clients may have
  • Give orientations to our new members to familiarize them with our facilities
  • Assist in maintenance of all fitness/wellness equipment (including personal training, health/activity, group fitness, and fitness equipment)
  • Assist in the cleaning of all fitness equipment
  • Advise the manager of malfunctioning equipment and needed replacements
  • Communicate with leaders and staff by providing them information on equipment, and feedback from participants on an on-going basis
  • Conduct daily inspections of fitness equipment
  • Bring requests for equipment from participants/clients to the attention of the manager

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Lenny Sabourin, Manager- Fitness and Instructional Programs at lenny.sabourin@uottawa.ca and/or Jennifer Dumoulin, Assistant Manager - Fitness Programs at jdumouli@uottawa.ca

 

Personal Trainer

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Monday October 18, 2021 to Tuesday November 30, 2021

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $20

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Certified Personal Trainer is responsible for establishing realistic goals with their clients, designing, tailoring and implementing fitness programs for them. Each client has specific needs and it is left up to the trainer to prescribe specific programs to their clients in order for them to achieve their goals. The trainer is a professional in the fitness field and they are to teach their clients how to train safely, by demonstrating and teaching proper technique and using appropriate cues to guide their clients through their workouts.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current uOttawa student or recent graduate
  • Experience in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Valid level 1 Personal Training certification by an accredited association (CanFitPro, SPI, NCSA, CSEP, ANIE etc…)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED from an agency approved by Ontario WSIB

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Personal Trainer should be professional and responsible at all times;
  • Fill out all pertinent documentation in regards to their clients health history in order to be able to tailor the fitness program specifically for the client;
  • Introduce yourself to new people, smile and greet them. Get to know as many participants as possible;
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Know the rules and regulations of the facility, and relay them to all clients. If someone is violating rules, causing disturbance, and or mistreating staff, equipment, or other members, inform them of the rules and politely ask them to follow them;
  • Be prepared to respond to an emergency that may occur during a session by using current university procedure;
  • Be aware of literature and trends in fitness and fitness-related fields;
  • Be available to answer questions pertaining to her/his clients;
  • Encourage safety at all times.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Lenny Sabourin, Manager- Fitness and Instructional Programs at lenny.sabourin@uottawa.ca and/or Jennifer Dumoulin, Assistant Manager - Fitness Programs at jdumouli@uottawa.ca