Fitness Specialist

Leisure World Community Association
908 S Power Road
Mesa, AZ 85206
United States

Manages Others
Degree Required
From $16
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
Position Overview

The Fitness Specialist I assists in the supervision of the fitness center, teaches group exercise classes, provides personal training sessions and assists with the daily operations of the fitness center.

General Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, correct and educates residents regarding exercise technique and appropriate use of equipment.
  • Maintains equipment to ensure a safe and functional environment.
  • Maintains a clean and inviting work environment according to health department codes and facility standards.
  • Perform fitness consultations, assessments, and personal training sessions.
  • Prescribe flexibility, cardiovascular, and strength training exercises.
  • Supervise members and attend to their needs in a friendly, polite, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Teach group exercise classes such as strength, TRX suspension, aqua fitness, circuit, etc.
  • Assist with coordination, promotion, and implementation of Wellness programs.
  • Schedule appointments and classes and perform other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Maintain resident information and health club statistics.
  • Build relationships with residents and staff, encouraging them to be more physically active.
  • Assist where needed in the training of new Wellness Department employees.
  • Coordinate programs with other departments.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, FSA and HRA.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with contributing company match.
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays).


Job Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree in Health Related/Physical Education field with emphasis on Exercise Physiology preferred.
• Certification through a national organization (ACSM, ACE, SFA) is preferred.
• Must know how to swim.
• Experience working with seniors is a plus.
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