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Workout Centre Supervisor (Jamie Platz) (Ref: JP_WCS)

Jamie Platz YMCA

Has the following full-time salaried position available:

Adult Fitness and Lifestyle Workout Centre Supervisor     JP_WCS

The YMCA is a charitable, mission based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind and body. The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking a dynamic individual with a passion and talent for relationship building and role modeling a healthy lifestyle. This individual will provide effective supervision and leadership in directing the overall delivery of services in the individual conditioning areas of the workout centre.

Salary: Starting at $35,000/annually

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, supervise and manage the day-to-day operations of all programs and services for members in individual conditioning areas.
  • Monitor and respond to program quality and trends, manage and report program statistics, maximize program registration to ensure program target and implement and track minimum attendance rates.
  • Recruit, hire, train, coach, supervise and manage all full-time and part-time staff and volunteers within program areas.
  • Implement, administer, evaluate and instruct in individual Adult Fitness and Lifestyle programs.
  • Assume complete responsibility for the entire facility operation while on assigned Manager on Duty shifts.
  • Manage within the approved program budget. Prepare and evaluate the program budget for yearly approval.
  • Role model recruitment and retention of volunteers and members to fellow staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services and role model a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle.


  • Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration
  • YMCA Individual Conditioning Level I & II and/or AFLCA Resistance Training Certification
  • Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Certification
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C, Child Welfare & Police Security Clearance, WHMIS Certification
  • Pre-requisites considered an asset:
    • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiologist: Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP) or Canadian Society for Exercise Physiologist: Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP- CPT).
    • University Degree or Diploma in Recreation, Physical Education or Personal Fitness Training (PFT) or related area.
  • Experience
  • Experience as a program supervisor an asset.
  • Experience in recruitment, leading and coaching staff teams and implementing recreation programs.
  • 3 or more years of experience in the YMCA
  • Knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to lead individual fitness programming and able to deal with difficult situations and customer complaints with confidence.
  • Excellent problem solving, multitasking, interpersonal and communication skills,.

Applications will remain open until May 5, 2013

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The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive, charitable organization that values diversity.