Fitness Trainer

Location: MVP Metro Club
City, State: Grand Rapids, MI
Title: Fitness Trainer
Department: Fitness
Status: Part-time

Principal Function

Responsible for creating a positive member experience for all members, through the delivery of the on boarding process and ongoing member instruction in use of all equipment. This also includes keeping the equipment and fitness area clean and maintained, as well as any other duties aimed at creating a positive member experience.


  1. College degree preferred, preferably in fitness or a related field.
  2. In the absence of a degree, certification through NASM (CPT), ACSM (HFI), NSCA (CSCS), NSCA (CPT), NASM (CPT, PES, IFS or SFS), NATA (ATC), NPTI (National Personal Training Institute) or APTA (licensed physical therapist) required. In the event of a trainer being hired without a NASM certification, he or she will be required to attain it within 3 months of hire date. 
  3. Minimum of two (2) years of customer service related experience.
  4. Current CPR and First Aid Certification. In the event of a trainer is hired without CPR or First Aid Certification, he or she will be required to attend MVP Sports Clubs in-house certifications for those requirements within the first 30 days of start date.
  5. Experienced in exercise testing and prescriptions with a technical expertise to perform health risk appraisals, fitness assessments, and other indicated assessments.
  6. Communication and leadership skills needed to supervise and motivate a team.
  7. Computer skills needed to utilize club and equipment software.
  8. Ability to demonstrate verbally and/or physically the proper use of the equipment.
  9. Must be able to stand 95% of the work shift.
  10. Ability to demonstrate basic exercises that include bench press, vertical row, squat, leg press, sit up and shoulder press.
  11. Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs of weight.
  12. Ability to safely spot a participant in the use of a minimum of 135 lbs. during lifting exercises.
  13. Physical Requirements: Bend, stoop, crouch, climb, stand, sit and turn/pivot; Lift/lower, push, pull and carry up to 40 lbs; perform office tasks using simple hand grasping, fine hand manipulation and reach associated with assigned tasks such as paperwork, typing, and/or word processing, filing, calculating and use of telephone; See, hear, and speak with sufficient capability to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions.

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