Fitness Attendant (Fall 2023 & Winter 2024)

Join the Campus and Community Recreation Fitness team!

Fitness Attendant (Fall 2023 & Winter 2024)

Position: Fitness Attendant 
Employment Dates: Aug 27, 2023 to Apr 27, 2024
Number of Positions: up to 6 
Compensation: $15.39
Benefits: 4% vacation pay, 3.46% stat pay; 1.5 premium
Hours: Minimum of 2 shifts a week (approx. 10 hours a week)
Type: casual staff, hourly
Division: Campus and Community Recreation
Department: Support and Recreation Services

Deadline for application is Friday, April 14, 2023 @12:00 p.m. Preference will be given to current University of Alberta Students but is open to all applicants.

Campus & Community Recreation strives to inspire and empower exceptional life experiences through recreation, sport, and wellness. Our mission is to facilitate and deliver leading-edge programs, events, services, and facilities for our community. Join our Fitness Team for the 2023-2024 school year! Reporting to the Fitness, Leisure and Wellness Team Lead and the Fitness Centre Coordinator, the Fitness Attendant will support the fitness centre operations. This includes providing excellent customer service, creating positive patron interactions, assisting with special events, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment and much more!

Learning Opportunities

With the support of the CCR Full Time Staff, this position will:

  • Develop effective communication and leadership skills.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment for all patrons.
  • Experience in communications and relationship building.
  • Increase knowledge of CCR and it’s many different program offerings.

Position Responsibilities

With guidance and support from the Fitness, Leisure and Wellness Team Lead and Fitness Centre Coordinator, this position will:

Support fitness centre operations

  • Perform equipment cleaning and scheduled daily tasks.
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Conduct daily opening and closing procedures.
  • Enforce fitness centre user guidelines and policy adherence.

Provide exemplary customer service to all members and group fitness participants

  • Greet and respond to patron inquiries regarding facility usage, programs, and memberships
  • Direct or respond to incoming phone and email inquiries/comments
  • Give fitness centre tours and basic fitness equipment orientations for setup and safety guidelines

Support group fitness classes

  • Ensure participant and instructor adherence to the program policies and procedures
  • Act as a support for attendance and participant requests
  • Perform cleaning and scheduled daily tasks
  • Perform equipment set up and troubleshooting for stereos and technical components
  • Set up and take down support for virtual programs

Responsible for emergency management and environment, health and safety procedures for fitness centres and fitness programs

  • Ensure participant and instructor adherence to the program policies and procedures

Other Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team
  • Provide day-to-day administrative assistance
  • Attend all fitness staff meetings and required training
  • Serve as an Ambassador of the Campus & Community Recreation Fitness Team

Qualifications and Expectations

  • High School Diploma required
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR Level C with AED training is required; Expiry must not be sooner than 6 months for SFA and 3 months for CPR
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications (i.e. Google Apps, Microsoft Word & Excel)
  • Experience in Intelligenz software is an asset
  • Current AFLCA or CSEP certification an asset

Key Competencies

  • Basic Knowledge and enthusiasm for all aspects of health and fitness
  • Strong communication skills
  • Professionalism, initiative and reliability
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work successfully in a busy, fast-paced environment where teamwork, organization and interpersonal skills are required

Application Procedure

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We thank all interested applicants; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Contact Us

General Inquiries:
2-670 Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta

Ph: 780.492.2555

If the staff member’s recertification date for Standard First Aid* and/or CPR level C** is due within the first 3 months of employment, they must recertify prior to beginning employment.

*Standard First Aid - (Recertification: every 3 years)
**CPR level C - (Recertification: annual / every 1 year)