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Position ID:
Job Type:
Part Time
Genesis Place - Fitness & Leisure
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Closing Date:
December 8, 2023
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As one of the fastest growing cities in Alberta, the City of Airdrie is a recognized leader in building a vibrant and sustainable community through innovation.

At the City of Airdrie, incredible opportunities happen every day in a flexible work environment that is tailored to each department. Our inclusive culture and values create a workplace where we welcome aspiring, driven and creative individuals to help us accomplish our business and community goals. We are supportive of one another, and we have fun while we serve our community. We are passionate about improving the lives of our residents through care and respect; that is the foundation of our organization. At the City of Airdrie, we learn, grow and accomplish great things together.

If you have a passion for building a better community and are ready to join the excitement, we’d love to hear from you!

The Opportunity:

The Wellness Specialist is the leader and primary point of contact for our customers and other fitness staff during their scheduled shift. In addition, you will have the opportunity to personal train either one on one or in small groups during the shift.

Accountabilities include:
• Provide leadership during evening and weekend peak hours to ensure that all operating procedures, emergency procedures, and health and safety guidelines are followed consistently. Provide a safe environment for staff and pass holders. As front-line leadership, you will be responsible to develop and mentor other staff and act as a main point of contact for our fitness centre users
• Provide an enhanced customer experience through the provision of value-added services including, Family Track Attack, Wellness Workshops, Youth Strength Training certifications and Wellness Consultations
• Work with youth, adults, families and community partners, one on one and in small groups to ensure their physical literacy and programs are developed, supported and sustained
• Act as a mentor for practicum students and assist with the onboarding of new fitness staff
• Perform sanitization, cleaning and light maintenance of spaces and equipment
• Assist the Active for Life Coordinator with various program related tasks and responsibilities
• As a Personal Trainer, work one-on-one or in a group setting and provide safe and effective exercise programs for clients

You Bring:

• 2-year diploma in Personal Training or Kinesiology as well as a CSEP-CPT certification. Other various fitness related certifications would be an asset (copy of certifications must be submitted with application)
• Understanding of physical literacy and program development is an asset
• A minimum age of 18 years is required
• Current Intermediate First Aid – Level C CPR and AED certification (copy must be submitted with application)
• Ability to demonstrate good judgement and decision-making skills in a front-line leadership role in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Strong customer service focus
• Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
• Strong work ethic, good judgement, and decision-making skills

We Offer:

Competitive compensation and the following benefits:
• EAP (employee assistance program)
• Annual adult Genesis Place pass

We believe connection and culture are the keys to our customer service. We do this through continuous learning, regular team building, and organizational social events so all employees have the knowledge to provide excellence in service to our community.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, casual position. Hours will vary and you will be required to work evenings and weekends.

The successful candidates may also have an additional opportunity to be signed on as a Personal Trainer and the wage would be determined based on experience and technical ability.

Accompanying you resume, please include a cover letter as a means of introduction.

Next Steps:

Candidates are invited to apply online.

Postings close at 9 p.m. on the closing date listed in the posting. We recommend applying as soon as possible as we are not able to accept late applications.

Please review the job competition carefully and be sure to attach any specifically requested documentation in the My Documents section of your application.

Interviewing and hiring may commence prior to the posted closing date.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Airdrie.

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Land acknowledgement. The City of Airdrie is located on Treaty 7 territory. We acknowledge this land as the traditional home of the Blackfoot Confederacy, including the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Tsuut’ina Nation and Stoney-Nakoda Nations, including the Goodstoney, Chiniki, and Bearspaw, and the People of Métis Nation of Alberta, District 4.