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Fitness Instructor
Basecamp Fitness - Bellingham Bellingham, WA

Fitness Instructor

Basecamp Fitness - Bellingham
Bellingham, WA
  • Full-Time
Job Description
As a Fitness Instructor,  you will be responsible for delivering pre-designed interval and resistance training workouts for up to approximately 36 members per session. This position requires strong communication, coaching and leading skills.   Effective Fitness Instructors can expect to teach 4-8 fitness classes per week.  

Reporting Structure

This position reports directly to the Fitness Manager and is responsible for coaching a minimum of 2 sessions per week.  Ideally 4-8 sessions per week. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Energizing and motivating clients throughout the sessions, modifying specific exercises to accommodate various skill levels, and ensuring the safety of participants regarding heart rate and exercise technique
  • Attend mandatory 2 day coaches course and complete audition
  • Facilitate the studio’s class schedule to ensure scheduling optimization to build and maintain class size
  • Attending monthly fitness staff meetings and required educational presentations
  • Work hand in hand with front desk to ensure optimal client experience before and after sessions. 
  • Must be available to coach at least one weekend per month. 

Required Skills

  • Displays enthusiasm, energy, and a passion for health and fitness
  • Naturally connects with a range of people and personalities
  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to inspire and motivate groups of customers
  • Possess excellent leadership qualities and management skills to create a positive, successful & thriving environment for staff and clients
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and manage client and staff concerns
  • Punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to: attendance standards and work deadlines, beginning and ending assignments on time, and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
  • Ability to work and excel in a team environment
  • Desire and capacity to train all fitness levels
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Required Qualifications

  Minimum Education & Knowledge

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Before hiring, the applicant must complete and pass our brand’s Coaches Certification Training and evaluation process. Applicant must hold and maintain our brand’s Coaches Certification throughout employment
  • Preferred certifications (NCAA accredited fitness certifications) ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NESTA, NETA, NSCA, PTAG, CI
  • Must hold and maintain a current CPR and AED certification 

Minimum Work Experience

  • 1 year of experience leading group workouts or 1:1 personal training required
  • On-microphone teaching experience preferred  

  Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions

  • Flexible to work day, evening, and weekend hours based on studio needs
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs safely
  • While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use their hands, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk


Basecamp Fitness - Bellingham

Bellingham, WA


Sports and Recreation

Posted date

Over a month ago

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