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Fitness Trainer / Instructor
Almaden Valley Athletic Club

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Fitness Trainer / Instructor
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Almaden Valley Athletic Club
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Job Overview

Job Posted
6 days ago
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Job Description

The Almaden Valley Athletic Club (AVAC) is seeking deeply passionate individuals who care about healthy living and enjoy imparting that passion on others.

AVAC has recently expanded its fitness programs with a brand new 1600 square foot studio requiring more Personal Trainers and Small Group Coaches.

AVAC Fitness Specialist care for hundreds of our members ages 9 to 99, in our multiple upscale, updated, and constantly-clean Fitness Studios. Through personal training, lifestyle consultation, small group sessions, and nutrition we enrich lifestyles daily.

AVAC offers a highly competitive compensation plan, assistance with sales and marketing techniques to build your clientele, benefits including an AVAC membership, and a family atmosphere that transcends the meaning of "working as a team."

Are you motivated to continue your education, perform at a high level, host fitness demos, spread your knowledge to our 5000+ membership base, and participate in a growth culture? Are you 100% customer-oriented and driven to obtain results for every single one of your clients? Come join Team AVAC! Folks new to the fitness industry and experienced trainers with a nationally recognized certification are encouraged to apply.

The Fitness Team Member:

  • Lives, eats, breathes Team AVAC culture and our customer service standards every day
  • Is aware of body language, poise, tone, and other subtle and non-verbal cues.
  • Is professional, organized, reliable, outgoing, energetic and self-motivated.
  • Is a team player, but able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Has a proven record of high quality customer service and results-based training.
  • Is passionate about fitness, recreation, and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
  • Holds a nationally recognized personal training certification
  • Maintains a current CPR/AED certification.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An AVAC Personal Trainer Holds a nationally recognized personal training certification
  • Maintains a current CPR/AED certification
  • Is a team player, but able to work with minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Already have contacts/relationships of clients.
  • A Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology or fitness related field.
  • Previous experience in a health-related fitness field.

About Almaden Valley Athletic Club

 Thank you for your interest in the Almaden Valley Athletic Club®!  AVAC®  hires staff year-round, and has a proven track record for staff  development and internal promotion. People passionate about serving  others, teaching, leading, and living healthy lifestyles will find  rewarding experiences at AVAC®, whether it is to work through high school, college, or set up a career in sports, recreation, or hospitality.

What We Expect

At AVAC®,  our service philosophy is to deliver VIP service and treat our members  like family.  We only hire folks who are passionate about serving  others, who hustle to make others happy, who strive for constant  improvement, who understand what it means to be “on stage,” and who know  how to check their personal baggage at the door.  In this industry, we  work so that others may play.  That means early mornings, late nights,  weekends, and occasionally last minute schedule changes.Serving others is demanding work.  Our Mission: AVAC® is your family-owned favorite place for swim, tennis, fitness, and community.  In order to meet our Mission, members of Team AVAC®  must train constantly to improve service skills.  This means initial  20+ hours of training, regular supervisor and peer feedback, coaching  sessions, staff meetings, and trainings year-round.  Team AVAC® never stops training.

A  minimum of 8 hours per week is required to work here, as well as  weekend availability, attendance at regularly scheduled meetings and  trainings, and a perpetually up-to-date CPR/AED certificate.   Specialized positions such as lifeguards, fitness coaches, swim/tennis  teachers and child care require further certifications and background  checks.

What You’ll Get

Team AVAC® enjoys an  upbeat, constantly busy, and friendly work environment.  We come to work  every day knowing we’re going to be amongst friends and without  cubicles. All staff receive an AVAC® Fitness Membership, significant discounts on all AVAC®  services, paid sick time, discounted child care, team building and  staff development.  Full time staff are eligible for medical, dental,  SIMPLE IRA with employer matching, and discounted AVAC® memberships for family.But most of all…Team AVAC®  prides itself on its culture. We are a work hard play hard group who  are loyal to our team and our community. Together we have our kids meet  up for play dates, we run races, we volunteer, we go hiking, we  celebrate life events, and so much more.  Our Management Team of 13 has  an average of 13 years of service to AVAC® each!

Looking  for an Internship?  We have partnered with San Jose State, San  Francisco State, West Valley College, and others to provide learning and  growth opportunities for students and recent grads. Previous successful  internships at AVAC® have been in the areas of Marketing, Business Administration, Public Relations, Recreation, and Kinesiology.  AVAC®  has experience being a qualified provider of internships for accredited  universities, offering a professional environment and setting up  learning objectives, as well as transitioning internships into  professions. 

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