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Richmond Olympic Oval

Application Deadline: November 30, 2012   Starting Date: December 10, 2012

Position: Fitness Programmer

Job Description:
Position Title: Fitness Assistant
Direct Supervisor Program Manager, Fitness & Wellness
Department: Fitness and Wellness
Position Type: Auxiliary Part-time
Hours: 20-25 hours/week
Contract Term: 6 months to 1 yr

Job Summary
• Assists in the administration of drop-in and registered fitness and wellness programs.
• Maintains a high standard of professionalism, results-based programming and profitability in the Fitness and Wellness department.
• Provides administrative and clerical assistance to the Program Manager of Fitness and Wellness services including but not limited to:
a) keeping instructors and applicable departments informed re: class schedules
b) inputting programs into CLASS and assisting in the administration of registered and drop-in programs; tracks attendance numbers on a weekly basis
c) coordinates room rentals and user groups
d) quarterly inventory
e) organizes program surveys/feedback forms to track customer satisfaction
f) maintains current records i.e. contact lists, drop-in schedules, sub schedules etc.

• Researches current and emerging fitness industry trends.
• Ensures that fitness staff is kept apprised of company policies, systems and procedures necessary to achieve the organizational objectives.
• Assists in the development of and implementation of drop-in and registered fitness programs.
• Assists in the hiring of new instructors; includes helping to shortlist and audition potential candidates.
• Provides orientations for new instructors.
• Performs general clerical duties including but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.

1. Minimum of grade 12
2. Current First Aid and CPR
3. BCRPA registration/Can Fit Pro Certification (or Equivalent) in Group Fitness is preferred. Additional fitness certifications an asset
4. Experience with CLASS software preferred
5. Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
6. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality concerning financial and employee files
7. Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel
8. Successful completion of Criminal Record Search

To apply, please email Human Resources at by Friday, November 30, 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

About the Richmond Olympic Oval

Built for the Games. Designed for Legacy. The Richmond Olympic Oval is a breathtaking venue on the banks of the Fraser River and winner of the Institution of Structural Engineers top award for Sports or Leisure Structures. Home to long track speed skating during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Oval now offers an inspiring multi-sport environment for all ages and skill levels to progress towards their own personal podiums. For more information about the Oval, please visit our website at:

Salary Range: The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a dynamic and exciting work culture with a competitive salary and benefit package to the successful candidate.

Type of Position:
Part Time - Employee

Contact Information:
Erin Sweeney
Richmond Olympic Oval
6111 River Road
Richmond , BC, Canada
V7C 0A2
Tel. 778-862-1400


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