Fitness Trainer at Planet Fitness

Posted in Admin - Clerical 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Plainfield, Illinois





Job Description:

At Planet Fitness, we pride ourselves in creating a culture that empowers people to live a healthy lifestyle. Our goal is to assist our members and our employees to reach their full potential. We are currently looking for a high energy individual with a passion for helping others and a drive to succeed to join our team!

The Fitness Trainer will be responsible for running the Planet Fitness group fitness program (PE@PF). This includes assisting new members in the achievement of their fitness goals by leading small group classes, designing a simple workout program, and instructing them on the proper use of equipment.

Why Planet Fitness?


  • Each of our employees receive:

  • Complimentary Back Card Membership

  • Company Facilitated Training

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Rewards and Recognition Programs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Conduct and run the Planet Fitness PE@PF program by following the schedule provided by the club.

  • Consult with members regarding their fitness goals and instruct them on how to properly and safely use the equipment.

  • Create bi-weekly updates consisting of a variety of exercises.

  • Meet class requirements based on club size and member traffic.

  • Assist in front desk related activities including:

    • Answer phones in a friendly manner and assist callers with a variety of questions.

    • Check members into the system.

    • New member sign-up.

    • Take prospective members on tours.


  • Respond to member questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner and elevate to Assistant Manager or Manager as needed.

Qualifications/Requirements


  • A passion for fitness and health!

  • Upbeat and positive attitude.

  • Punctuality and reliability is a must.

  • Exceptional customer service skills; able to interact in a positive and professional way with members and co-workers, exceeding the member’s expectations.

  • Strong listener with the ability to empathize and problem solve.

  • Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language.

  • Current CPR Certification required.

  • Exceptional knowledge of Exercise Science. 

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent required.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Physical Demands


  • Continual standing and walking during shift.

  • Continual talking in person or on the phone during shift.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Will occasionally encounter toxic chemicals during shift.