• 26-Apr-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Contract

Compensation: Paid per personal training session.

Hours: Work schedule is varied, requiring flexibility in work hours.

Benefits: N/A.

To Apply: MUST submit cover letter and resume.

Position Description: The Personal Trainer is a part-time, contracted position. This position is responsible for creating and conducting personal training sessions for individuals or groups. The personal trainer will be responsible for creating high-quality fitness programs for individuals with disabilities. Hours will vary based on the number of personal training appointments this person conducts. There is no minimum-hour guarantee.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contact and schedule appointments with prospective clients.
  • Review all appropriate paperwork with client and get signatures where necessary.
  • Establish goals with clients based on assessments.
  • Develop safe, effective and progressive exercise programs for clients.
  • Provide a written workout plan and follow up for clients.
  • Promote other activities within the facility.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends in fields of responsibility by reviewing professional literature and participating in professional organizations.
  • Maintain industry certifications.
  • Carry personal liability insurance.
  • Ensure safety of clients and membership users.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Utilize standard word-processing software and other standard office equipment.
  • Address questions and concerns regarding fitness programs and facility.
  • Maintain and care for fitness program equipment.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong knowledge of exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, and fitness practices and techniques for people with disabilities. Ability to lead a wide variety of training sessions using a variety of techniques, styles and formats. Ability to model a positive, motivating and caring demeanor. Must be able to problem solve and adapt exercises to individuals' abilities. Excellent public relations and communication skills, strong planning and organization skills, and effective leadership, supervisory and problem-solving skills. Ability to use independent judgment and initiative. Exceptional ability to work cooperatively with others and create a positive, constructive relationship with staff and members.

Qualifications: Bachelors' degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred; current professional certification required (ACE, NASM, ACSM, NSCA or other applicable); and two years' professional experience working with people with disabilities in the fitness field; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above-described duties. Must have current First Aid and CPR certification. Clean criminal background required.

Working Conditions: Work may require spotting, transfers, and resistance training. May require lifting of 50 pounds or more. Work is performed in a highly visible, busy environment, with a large volume of public contact and disruptions.

Ability360 will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that ABIL take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Further, Ability360 will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of sexual preference, or any other protected status under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act, State Executive Order No. 75-5, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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