Personal Trainer
Brainerd, MN

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Takedown Gym
17192 State Highway 371
Brainerd, MN 56401
United States

Exercise / Fitness
Job Start Date
Degree Required
From $25 To $40
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time
No Travel
Job Description

Our Personal Trainers are the primary fitness resource for Takedown Gym responsible for providing the very highest level of personal fitness training, exercise, athletic performance and lifestyle programming. You will create personalized exercise programs, monitor each client’s progress, correct and implement new programs as goals change and vigilantly provide for the safety and comfort of members, clients and guest.

  • Actively market your personal training expertise to current and new members.
  • With your new clients create short, intermediate, and long term health and fitness goals.
  • With client input create and implement personalized exercise programs to meet goals.
  • Monitor clients progress, regularly evaluate fitness changes and adapt programs as needed to reach those goals.
  • Provide for the safety and comfort of each participant by enforcing facility safety rules, adhering to fitness industry guidelines and by being aware of signs of fatigue or other discomfort.
  • Observe and correct form to insure the best experience for each participant.
  • Communicate regularly with your clients regarding their progress.
  • Constantly self-evaluate and listen to client and peer comments to improve the quality of your classes and personal training.
  • Maintain appropriate client records.
  • Manage and maintain your schedule and paid client time for correct billing.
  • Work with the Manager and peers to develop and implement exercise, athletic and lifestyle programming.
  • Work with the Manager and peers to develop marketing, advertising and pricing for personal training services and programs.


Job Requirements
Physical Demands:
• Able to perform highly active duties that require repetitive use of the entire body including walking, standing, lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling and climbing stairs.
• Ability to repetitively lift or move 45 pounds and to occasionally lift or move more than 45 pounds.
• Able to spot guests in various free weight lifting exercises.
• Able to continuously walk, stand and exercise during 80% of your shift.
• Must maintain a personal level of fitness that will allow you to lead by example.
Working Conditions:
• Exposure to chemicals such as disinfectants, cleansers and soaps.
• Exposure to latex, plastic, and other materials used in daily operations.
• Exposure to unpredictable behaviors by guests.
• Occasionally exposed to loud music.
• Works a varying schedule including mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must be organized and detail oriented, able to be accurate in verbal and written communication, and to be able to adjust to and handle constantly changing situations.
• Must have excellent customer service skills.
• Must be friendly, outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic and motivational.
• Must gain new skills and knowledge in keeping current in the field of exercise science.
• Possess the ability to handle guest concerns patiently and courteously.
• Must possess current NSCA, ACSM, NASM, ISSA or equivalent certification
• Two year or four year degree in exercise science related field is preferred.
• One year previous experience in a health/fitness setting is helpful.

• Previous customer service experience is helpful.
• Must obtain CPR and AED certifications within 60 days of employment.
• Must have basic office equipment and computer skills.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive but rather a summary of the most essential functions of this position. Takedown Gym may, at its sole discretion, ask the employee to perform other duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Takedown Gym
Joe Ciardelli
17192 State Highway 371
Brainerd MN 56401
United States

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