Fitness & Gym Attendant_NE-PMC_Corps Program-301

1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504, USA Req #14755
Thursday, April 29, 2021


Provides excellent client services to members participating in activities in the gym, multisport court, outdoor fields, fitness, and exercise areas; Ensures the safe use of the facilities by assisting patrons with the equipment and making appropriate recommendations regarding fitness routines; and keeps the fitness and sports and recreation areas clean, organized and safe.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of personal fitness and use of exercise equipment.

Knowledge of effective and accepted communication and motivation practices.

Knowledge and skills to operate a computer.

Must be in good physical and mental condition.

Must be able to walk, run, stand and lift moderate-to-advanced weightlifting equipment.

Ability to share knowledge on the form and function of each piece of equipment and can demonstrate its

proper use.

Ability to meet the demands of a gymnasium and athletic field program.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Ability to work and relate well with people.

Ability to interact and work with children, parents, and staff in a capacity of leadership, coaching and


Must be able to interact joyfully and sensitively to people of all ages.

Ability to demonstrate the appropriate level of sensitivity to individual needs.

Ability to demonstrate appropriate positive motivation and discipline consistently.

Ability to be responsive and dependable in meeting member needs.

Ability to handle security and crisis situations, calmly and effectively.

Ability to seek supervision and guidance regularly.

Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure.

Follows and ensures adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.


Education and Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age; And High School Diploma or G.E.D, And 1 year experience in an fitness facility or sports program; Or, Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Must have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid/AED certification within first 30 days of employment.

Physical Requirements:

Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull moderately heavy (25-50 lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment. Required to grasp objects, push and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat or

kneel. Moderate to high mobility; duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing and

walking on a frequent change basis.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a combination of office and fitness and sports settings. Frequently required to sit and reach; and must be able to move around the work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work will typically be indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office or location, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with moderate noise levels or be subject to working

conditions. Work may require performance of duties where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases are possible. Use of a computer is required; and the ability to communicate using a computer

and phone/smart device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate activities is


Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

Application Submittal Period: 04/28/21 - 05/13/21

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Health & Fitness
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.57
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • 1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504, USA