Park Ridge Park District's mission is to enhance Park Ridge’s quality of life by providing park and recreation opportunities for all residents while being environmentally and fiscally responsible.
Our District has an exciting and unique opportunity to assist with the general operations of the Centennial Fitness Center. Our Center spans over 56,000 square feet as a multi-purpose fitness facility consisting of a Fitness Center, Indoor Aquatics Center, Track, Gymnasium, Racquetball Courts and Programming Rooms and represents a fitness membership base of 4,000!
Description: We are seeking a motivated and creative individual to join our management staff and serve as second in command in the overall operation of the Centennial Fitness Center. Reporting to the Centennial Fitness Center Manager, selected individual will be responsible for maintaining our membership base, recruiting/training/supervising/motivating part-time staff of approximately 30 employees at the front desk and childcare operations. Will also maintain our private locker rentals and open gym schedule. Additional responsibilities include the promotion of new membership as well as retention and modifications of existing memberships such as changes/suspensions/cancellations. Will provide customer service excellence and promote our Districts’ programs and services.
Qualifications: This position requires a minimum of three years management experience in the fitness arena and/or customer service field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be willing to take initiative and strive to improve our level of service and products. Intermediate level written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be CPR/AED and first-aid certified or have the ability to become certified (through our district) within 90 days of employment.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience will be considered.
Availability: Hours may vary from week to week and will include two evenings and one weekend shift. Shifts will entail flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed. Must be available to work facility specific events and district special events as required.
Apply: Submit application, resume, and compensation history to: www.applitrack.com/prparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Centennial+Fitness+Center
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