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Certified Fitness Assistant

Company: Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC)
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ROOSEVELT ISLAND OPERATING CORPORATION (RIOC) TITLE: Certified Fitness Assistant DEPARTMENT: Sportspark POSITION TYPE: Full-time SALARY RANGE: $50,000/Annually The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) is a public benefit corporation and politic arm of New York State, whose mission is to develop, maintain, and operate the infrastructure of Roosevelt Island. As part of this mandate, RIOC operates and maintains several facilities including the Cultural Center, Sportspark, and the Motorgate Garage; as well as other outdoor spaces such as Firefighter's Field, Southpoint Park, and Lighthouse Park, among other facilities and locations. Infrastructure operations also includes the Aerial Tramway, and a free Red Bus Service that stops at various points on Roosevelt Island; and a Public Safety Department that serves as the community's first responders in coordination with the New York City Police Department. RIOC's workforce is also comprised of union workers from Local 210, 32BJ, PSOB, and other administrative staff. POSITION SUMMARY: The Sportspark Athletic Complex is fixated on Roosevelt Island and owned/operated by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. The goal of the complex is to provide a health and wellness area for all community members to access to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The complex includes a basketball gym, fitness center, weight room, studio, and swimming pool. We are consistently seeking inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize the services provided by this facility to benefit the community. Under the supervision of the Assistant Manager, Sportspark, the Fitness Assistant will handle the day-to-day fitness operations of the newly renovated Sportspark Athletic Complex while delivering high levels of customer service and resources to the community. Sportspark hours of operations are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Deliver an exceptional customer service experience for members. Acts with integrity and knowledge that promotes the culture, mission, and values of RIOC. Conduct and deliver an exceptional Group Class experience. Apply safe and effective movement strategies. Monitor movements of participants and apply modifications as needed. Deliver an upbeat and enthusiastic experience. Monitor the fitness center and organize equipment when necessary. Provide recommendations on new classes to be held in the complex or at an outdoor site. Assist with marketing and social media for the complex. Provide class attendance metrics to supervisor or other reporting as requested. Report any broken or damaged equipment to supervisor. Promotes classes and programming to grow attendance. Provides new fitness class ideas and programming to supervisor. Assists with wiping down equipment and ensure the studio is left in show condition. Check on locker room cleanliness and straighten up where necessary. Ensure all class participants are registered and checked into class. Ability to communicate effectively and work well within a team. Assist with front desk, membership and permit holder registration as needed. SKILLLS & QUALIFICATIONS : Must hold valid Group Class Certification. Must hold a valid Personal Trainer Certification. Must be CPR/AED Certified Ability to guide multiple clients through programming and class procedures and policies, as appropriate. Plans and leads exercise/activity sessions in one or more assigned fitness areas. Sets up and monitors class equipment and ensures its return in serviceable condition. Maintain regular and consistent punctuality Able to work flexible hours, including weekends. Comply with dress code Able to deliver a safe, effective, and fun class experience The following certifications are preferred: Yoga Bootcamp HIIT Core & Cardio Mat Pilates & more! EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate must have a broad range of skills, but above all, they must be curious, flexible thinkers who love learning new things and tackling challenges daily. In addition, the preferred candidate should possess the following: 1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and minimum of two (2) years of full-time satisfactory experience in health and wellness or related field along with gym environment with teaching group classes experience. 2. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. Graduate study in the field of Sports, Fitness, Health & Wellness, or other related fields may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of 30 credits equaling one year of experience. Graduation from an accredited school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have at least two years of experience as described above. What we offer: Comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays, vacation time, sick and personal time, medical, dental and vision insurance, and participation in the New York State and Local Retirement System. How to Apply: Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume with subject line reading "Certified Fitness Assistant". RIOC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on candidates based on race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, military status or any other protected characteristic. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant has been extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $50,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), New York , Certified Fitness Assistant, Other , New York, New York

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