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Job Title: Personal Trainer

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Personal Trainer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for fitness and helping others achieve their health and wellness goals. The Personal Trainer will be responsible for designing and implementing personalized fitness plans for clients, providing guidance and support, and ensuring a safe and effective workout environment.


  • Design and implement personalized fitness plans for clients based on their goals, fitness level, and health status
  • Provide guidance and support to clients during workouts, including proper form, technique, and safety
  • Monitor clients' progress and adjust fitness plans as needed to ensure continued improvement
  • Assist clients with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations to support their fitness goals
  • Maintain a clean and organized workout environment
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest fitness trends and research to provide the best possible service to clients


  • Certification from a nationally recognized organization such as NASM, ACE, or ACSM
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Personal Trainer
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire clients to achieve their fitness goals
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and exercise science
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and demonstrate exercises for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as push-ups, sit-ups, and squats

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, and gym membership.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Personal Trainer

What is the best way to find and hire a Personal Trainer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Personal Trainer applicants. Employers posting their Personal Trainer job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Personal Trainer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Personal Trainer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 10 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Personal Trainer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Personal Trainer role?
SMS has 97% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Personal Trainer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Personal Trainers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 198% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Personal Trainer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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