Fitness Attendant - City of Kingston

Job Details

Fitness Attendant

  • City City: Kingston
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $23.50 - $27.87
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Temporary
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 0-24
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Education Education: High School

Fitness Attendant

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members LGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

The Fitness Attendant responsibilities are to monitor the fitness centre, provide orientations/facility tours and show clients proper equipment use and facility etiquette, clean and maintain equipment, promote the facility and memberships, provide customer service (answer questions, provide information, update files, answer phones and print class lists).


  • Greet customers, verify membership or payment;
  • Provide on-site supervision, fitness equipment orientations, equipment demonstrations, fitness facility tours, monitor participant safety (exercise & use of equipment);
  • Provide information pertaining to fitness centre programs, memberships and clinics;
  • Clean and maintain equipment;
  • Open and/or close the Centre as required;
  • Promote fitness centre and programs to clients.


  • High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent;
  • 1 year certificate in Personal Training, to be maintained at the employee’s expense;
  • Six (6) months experience in a fitness and/or personal training setting;
  • Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotions, Kinesiology, Health Studies or related discipline an asset;
  • Posess valid First Aid & CPR certification, to be maintained at the employee's expense.

Skills, Abilities,Work Demands

  • Must demonstrate knowledge, familiarity and experience with fitness equipment use and group exercise programs;
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with staff, program participants, members of the general public;
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and the ability to be a self-starter while working independently;
  • Physically fit in order to meet the physical demands of the position. Required to setup/move/lift fitness class and personal training equipment;
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings, holidays in order to accommodate Fitness Centre schedule;
  • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office) is required;
  • Recreation registration software knowledge considered an asset;
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (CPIC), including Vulnerable Sector.

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Perks & Benefits

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Work for the organization that makes Kingston one of the best places to live in Canada. The City of Kingston values its employees who deliver superior service to those who live, work, and play here.