Part-Time Fitness Assistant,

Georgian College

Competition #333-21


Athletics & Fitness Centre

Campus: Barrie



Support Staff

Posting Date: November 24, 2021

Salary Range:

$ 18.95 – 24.58 per hour

Hours per week:

up to 24 hours

(current hours anticipated to be 24 hours per week)

Status: Part-Time (Regular)

Reporting to the Manager, Athletics and Fitness Centres, the incumbent will be the lead contact for daily fitness centre operations and orientations. In addition, the incumbent will act as point person for any questions or concerns by members regarding the Get Active Questionnaire, and provide guidance to student staff to ensure the facility meets Health and Safety regulations. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing fitness centre orientations and general fitness guidance to customers regarding exercise techniques and equipment usage

  • Providing health and safety assistance to customers by spotting and / or providing individual and group instruction on the use of equipment

  • Reviewing and providing direction regarding the National Get Active Questionnaire which includes reviewing medical clearance and doctors notes to determine access to facility and / or membership privileges

  • Securing and arranging back-up coverage for group fitness or personal trainers which may include conducting fitness classes or filling in for personal trainers as required

  • Ensuring fitness centre coverage by arranging back-up coverage for student staff as required

  • Providing guidance to student staff to ensure safety within the fitness centre

  • Ensuring the fitness room (MPR) is set-up to meet the needs of the class and that equipment is available for use

  • Conducting Fitness classes, including varsity conditioning classes

  • Assisting with Fitness Social Media posts and online content

  • Assisting with special projects and fitness programming such as 30 for 30, Healthy Living, etc.

  • Lead contact for orientations for members of the Fitness Centre


  • Successfully completed a two-year postsecondary diploma in a related field that may include but is not limited to fitness, kinesiology, or health

  • Relevant current personal training and fitness industry certifications (CPTN, CSEP-CPT, CSEP-CEP, NSCA CPT, or CSCS)

  • Certifications in any of the following would be considered assets: Group Fitness Instructor, Spin, Cycle, Yoga, Pilate, Nutrition, Nutrition, Pre/Post Natal

  • 6 months’ experience as a fitness instructor

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate participants and sustain high energy throughout class

  • Proven ability to use different fitness equipment effectively and instruct customers on its use

  • Thorough expertise in the field they are instructing – musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and flexibility training techniques as well as injury prevention

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (days, evenings and weekends)

  • Must possess, and maintain, current First Aid Certificate, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification

Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

APPLY NOW: To be considered for this position, please visit our website at and apply by navigating to About Us and then to Career Opportunities.

Georgian College has a COVID-19 vaccination procedure in place. As a condition of employment, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to work on any campus, or a facility owned, operated or controlled by Georgian College unless they have a valid medical or religious belief/creed reason for not getting vaccinated, which reason will be considered on a case by case basis and which will be subject to the College’s accommodation processes.

Applications for this position must be received by 11:59 p.m. on December 15, 2021. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.


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