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Childcare Attendant- Happy Valley Location

Mountainside Fitness Phoenix ,AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking for an outgoing, people-person with a love for children to work in our childcare at an upscale Health Club. Must have childcare experience and great customer service skills. All applicants need to be able to work well with others and have the ability to work under pressure. Thank you for your interest.



Position: Childcare Shift Leader



  1. Must be 16yrs. or older
  2. CPR Certified within 30 days of starting
  3. Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  4. Must be able to move throughout the child care facility freely and quickly for safety of children
  5. Physical exertion requirements include bending, stretching, reaching, possibly picking up heavy children
  6. Must be comfortable with sitting on the floor and playing with children
  7. Must demonstrate responsible, dependable, and professional work habits
  8. Have the ability to work under pressure and solve problems quickly and efficiently in both the club’s and the member’s best interest
  9. Must be able to demonstrate good communication skills with co-workers, members, and children
  10. Must exemplify the “Mountainside Way”
  11. Ability to smile and greet members consistently in a friendly and sincere manner
  12. Experienced in childcare and understand all related job duties
  13. Successfully complete Mountainside Training program within 30 days of starting in position




  1. Prompt arrival for shift: Must be at station, ready to work at scheduled time (recommend arriving 5-10 minutes prior to shift beginning)
  2. Dress according to club policy
    • Maintain a conservative, comfortable, and professional appearance
    • No loose jewelry to be worn while on shift
  3. Attend to the needs of members and their children as first priority when help is needed
    • Greet all members coming in and out and their children
    • Introduce self to all parents and children
    • Find out children’s names and any special precautions
    • Give thorough tours of the childcare room to potential members
    • Effectively utilize Aphelion computer program to:
    • Accurately check member information & verify it with the information on their card (re-filing each card when finished)
    • Adding or changing info. In the computer as needed on each member in their notes & putting your initials after each entry or change whether in the computer notes, member cards, time sheets, or notes to the Manager
    • Give out wrist bands (staff children included)
    • Make sure all parents sign children in upon arrival and out upon departure
  4. Learn and utilize the telephone properly and not for personal reasons
  5. Explaining Policies and Procedures to parents:
    • Sign-in and out
    • Security (wristbands)
    • “One parent rule” – the parent that signs them in must pick them up unless otherwise specified
    • Childcare hours
    • Payment Plan: find out how they want to pay:
      1. By cash/check monthly

      2. By the hour

      3. Annually

    • Ratio 1:10
    • Food and Drink Rule
    • Parent’s Night out
    • Staff C.P.R. certified
  1. Maintain a clean & organized desk area: keeping printer dusted and free from debris
  2. Count the a.m. money and handle all money transactions: taking member payments (cash, checks, credit on their account, VIP hours, etc.) and noting them in the computer and on their cards
  3. Follow policies on switching shifts, time off requests, and calling sick
  4. Interact professionally with children and parents
  5. Maintain a safe and fun environment
    • Enforcing rules
    • Redirecting inappropriate behavior using positive and calm tones and techniques
    • Contacting parents when child cannot be calmed, is injured, excessively unruly, or sick
  6. Change diapers and assist children in using the bathroom facilities
  7. Follow Incident/Emergency procedures
  8. Check copies and make sure there are enough made for the day of the ones used daily
  9. Read the “Read-me” communication book at the beginning of each shift and add notes as needed to the appropriate sections
  10. Logging problems and notifying Manager of situations they need to address
  11. Total the time sheets from your shift and from the previous shifts as time permits (Pull a.m. in the afternoon and p.m. sheets at closing)
  12. Write the day and date on the current time sheets
  13. Other job-related duties as assigned


Company Description
Mountainside Fitness is the largest locally owned health club chain in Arizona. With 18 fitness centers, 90,000 active members, and 1400 employees.

Mountainside Fitness

Mountainside Fitness is the largest locally owned health club chain in Arizona. With 18 fitness centers, 90,000 active members, and 1400 employees.


Phoenix, AZ