Personal Trainer
Movati Athletic
Thunder Bay, ON
Who are we?

Movati Athletic is driven by a vision to empower people’s lives through fitness and health, making the communities we serve healthier and happier. We’re not your typical gym. From the moment you step inside one of our clubs, you’ll experience the difference. This is why our mission is to passionately deliver an experience that makes our members FEEL WELCOME, FEEL COMFORTABLE and FEEL HEALTHY.

Established in 1997, Movati Athletic is a pioneer in the fitness industry offering an experience that goes beyond just working out. We continuously work hard to ensure our services, amenities and employees provide the ultimate well-being experience at an affordable price. What began as one club has now grown to 15, with more on the way. Employing over 1,500 full and part time employees (and growing), our caring and exceptional people help ensure our members improve their quality of life. We continue to hire exceptional, caring individuals, adding to our family of Movati Athletic employees.

We’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest to join our expanding company. We are currently searching for Personal Trainers, at our Thunder Bay location. Excited to learn more? Reporting to the Manager, Personal Training, the Personal Trainer is responsible for providing members with customized Personal Training programs and knowledge, motivation and coaching to achieve their personal fitness goals.

What can you expect in this role?

Below are some of the primary responsibilities you will be taking on. We can’t wait to hear what else you can contribute to the role!

Provides exceptional Personal Training programs and service to meet the diverse needs of new and existing clients. Builds and sustains relationships with new and existing Club members.
Ensures that all Personal Training presentations and fitness assessments are delivered in accordance with set structure sand standards.
Ensures that existing Personal Training clients are scheduled for retests every three months.
Ensures that training methods and techniques conform to standardized Club training practices and training plans are tailored to reflect the personal goals, limitations and health concerns of each Personal Training client.
Tracks client progress through the use of routine assessments (i.e. weight, circumference measurements, and/or fitness consultations) to drive motivation and encourage goal attainment.
Proactively offers exercise tips, training and advice to Club members to build profile and services of Personal Training department.
Conducts Personal Training Demo sessions for prospective Personal Training clients.
Stays current on Personal Training, nutrition and fitness strategies, techniques and competitor industry standards, to enhance performance. Maintains and upgrades certifications to provide highest level of service to clients.
What type of experience should you have?

These are only some of the things we’d like you to bring to the table. There will be more, but we can discuss those in person.

Post-Secondary education related to health and fitness industry (Kinesiology or Physical Education) is required. Additional certifications or workshops related to health, wellness and fitness are strongly preferred.
1 plus years related Personal Training experience is required.
1 plus years sales experience an asset.
Successful completion of a nationally recognized Personal Training Certification is required. Successful completion of additional health and nutrition certification programs an asset.
Broad knowledge and understanding of injuries, disease, nutrition and any conditions that may affect ones ability to perform exercise, is required.
Related industry experience is an asset (i.e. retail, hospitality, leisure, fitness, etc.).
CPR & First Aid are required and must be maintained through employment.
Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and motivate members to achieve their personal fitness goals.
Demonstrated regular and consistent participation of active physical exercise activity to inspire, motivate and set a strong example for current and prospective Personal Training clients.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to APPLY. We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Movati Athletic is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We can’t wait to meet you!