Join Team Active - Personal Trainer at 92Y

Active Wellness -92Y Street May Center
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $25 To $45.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description


Attention Personal Trainers in NYC! Join our "Million Dollar" Personal Training Team @ 92nd Street Y!

We are looking for Fulltime Personal Trainers to join our dynamic team!

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision Health Benefits
  • Complimentary Club Membership and discounts on all products
  • Professional/Certification Reimbursement program * Certification and Specialist Program discounts (ACE & ISSA)
Active Personal Trainer is responsible for managing the fitness floor, being responsive to members and guests by offering assistance, and educating Active Wellness members on the safe and correct use of cardio and weight training equipment. This person also performs assessments, provides package prescriptions, answers fitness, and wellness related questions, and sells personal training packages.


The responsibilities of a Personal Trainer include, but are not limited to:
  • Sell and deliver personal training sessions to clients
  • Schedule and conduct new member onboarding sessions
  • Assist with new member outreach and follow-up with low users
  • Assist members in using safe and effective exercise form during their workouts
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly fitness floor, racking weights. Includes picking up loose towels, water bottles, magazines, cleaning equipment, etc.
  • Perform fitness assessments (movement and posture assessments, blood pressure checks, body composition tests) as requested by members
  • Support, teach and encourage members to meet his/her fitness goals
  • Work together as a team with all departments
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new fitness programs/classes

Other Functions:

  • Be the club goodwill ambassador and greet and assist members
  • Develop relationships and encourage member referrals
  • Enforce Active Wellness Center policies, such as cell phone use, etc.
  • Attend fitness department and fitness training meetings and continuing education classes to keep certifications current

Skills & Qualifications

  • Communication skills, customer service oriented
  • Operational knowledge of resistance training equipment and proper form
  • Knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics
  • Knowledge of injury prevention and basic rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of basic movement and posture assessments and body composition assessments
  • Ability to calculate target heart rate
  • Basic knowledge in nutrition

Certification/Education Level

  • Four (4) years college degree in fitness-related field or certificate from an accredited 2-year program at a university preferred
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification required within 30 days of hire.
  • Minimum one (1) NCCA or NBFE accredited certification
  • Proof of citizenship or legal status.


  • Personal Trainer experience preferred but not required.
  • Previous health club personal training experience is a plus

Physical and Working Conditions

  • Physical requirements: Ability to lift a minimum of 45 lbs, ability to spot a client lifting weights
  • Fitness club environment.
  • Must follow OSHA and Active Wellness safety standards
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