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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description


Douglass Community Recreation Center 

To apply, please complete the online application and upload copies of certifications with application.


 -Currently possess a nationally recognized personal trainer certification-ACE, NSCA, ACSM, etc.

-Current with CPR, First Aid, and AED certification (or obtain within 30 days of hire).


-Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation Administration, or related field.

-1-2 Years experience in training clients and leading small group training, boot camps, and exercise workshops

 Skills needed:

-Build and maintain clientele in personal training services offered

-Represent Douglass Center in a respectable manner

-Demonstrate correct use of exercise machine equipment and other pieces of equipment

-Design a specific workout regimen for clients and maintain records of workouts plans and sessions

-Clearly communicate during initial client interview

-Properly administer a fitness assessment tests

-Keep current with market trends

-Add value to current fitness programming

-Lead and/or assist with exercise workshops or new exercise programming

-Positive attitude