Fitness Instructor

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Fairmont St Andrews

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Fitness InstructorFostering the health and wellbeing of our guests, visitors and Colleagues is an integral part of our Fairmont Hotels & Resorts culture. We invite you to bring your passion for physical activity to our Health Club facility as a Fitness Instructor and share your enthusiasm with our members and guests in support of a healthy lifestyle!

 

Hotel Overview:  Set on a 520 acre estate with a unique coastal setting in the Home of Golf, Fairmont St Andrews is the perfect location to turn any holiday into a treasured memory whilst offering a resort experience steeped in the history of the area and traditions of Scotland. The Resort includes 211 luxurious guest bedrooms, 6 diverse dining outlets, 2 golf courses and a tranquil Spa & Leisure facility.

 

Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Leisure Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Supervise and ensure all fitness services, protocols and procedures are followed
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the fitness area including all equipment
  • Ensure the smooth operation of all equipment through periodic service checks and reporting work orders promptly
  • Plan and conduct fitness exercise sessions, personal training sessions, group training experiences, and in-service education sessions
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of all strength and cardio equipment and their programs as well as the proper use, alignment and safety
  • Maintain professional certifications while continually pursuing a greater degree of knowledge and expertise
  • Provide a high level of guest satisfaction through effective communication
  • Assist in the recruitment, development and training of all fitness staff
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  •  Other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Fitness Instructor required
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid required
  • Certification in a Fitness related discipline required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Previous experience as a Fitness Instructor required

 

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to): 

  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, sitting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

 

Visa Requirements:  Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU or hold a valid work authorisation for the UK.

 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

 

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Job type
Full-time
Location
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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