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Personal Trainer - Group Fitness Instructor

Company: Bishop Gadsden
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor
Bishop Gadsden (James Island) is in search of a full-time Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor to join our Community Life Services team!-- We are searching for an experienced Personal Trainer to--assist with the development and implementation of programs which promote overall health and wellness for BG residents and staff at all levels of care, to implement Personal Training appointments/sessions with residents and to demonstrate and assist with general formats of group fitness.
Be BG! Benefits for Bishop Gadsden Team Members
Bishop Gadsden located on James Island, is a not-for-profit, faith-based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Bishop Gadsden is known as the Southeast's leading life care retirement community and is located on 134 acres of lush marshlands and majestic oaks on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston.
We offer team members a flexible and fun work environment, top pay, great benefits, and a community-minded atmosphere!-- The successful candidate will enjoy access to a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Multiple Medical Insurance/ Prescription Plan Options
  • Company Provided Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending and Dependent Day Care Accounts
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability (80% Employer Paid)
  • Long-term Disability
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D Policy
  • Voluntary Life Insurance (Employee, Spouse, Child)
  • Supplemental Accident/Cancer Insurance Options
  • 401(k) Matching Retirement Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and ability to cash in unused PTO
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D Policy
  • 401(k) Matching Retirement Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and ability to cash in unused PTO
  • Free 24/7 TELADOC for team member and household
  • PayActiv Enrollment
  • Wellness Programs and Facilities with discounts on personal training and massage therapy
  • Access to and discounted BG Spa Services
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Scholarship Opportunities for Education and Student Debt Payoff
  • Company paid CPR/AED classes
  • Monthly Employee Appreciation Celebrations/Giveaways
  • Monthly Safety Cash Giveaways
  • Community Caf-- / Employee onsite dining options
  • Free Onsite and close proximity parking
  • Holiday Pay (9 holidays) paid at time and -- for hourly team members
  • Free holiday meal for team members working on a given holiday
  • End-of-the-Year Bonus for all team members
  • Ability to apply to purchase donated vehicles
  • Generous Spirit Program where team members earn PTO for working on approved charitable activities
  • Free Working Advantage Entertainment Benefit Membership (exclusive entertainment discounts/special offers)


    • Guide residents toward safe wellness practices per their expertise
    • Assist in developing and implementing wellness center programs, supporting the 7 Dimensions of Wellness
    • Provide one or more of the following instructional services based on experience to residents: Yoga, Strength, Water Aerobics, Core, Posture, or Personal Training
    • Willingness to learn other instructional specialties through Bishop Gadsden funded education
    • Provide one-on-one assistance and instructions to residents and staff regarding health and wellness
    • Perform instruction on all exercise equipment in the Wellness Center
    • Document accurately and on a timely basis, all information regarding residents to include reporting behavior to licensed personnel
    • Assist with basic clerical functions to include but not limited to copying, filing, correspondence, Wellness Newsletter assistance, and bulletin boards
    • Perform basic cleaning and maintenance of equipment and wellness facilities, filling water cooler/cups, replacing batteries, reporting needed repairs, etc. in a timely fashion and as needed
    • Participate in staff functions/programs as necessary, supporting team efforts


      • Genuine interest in aging populations
      • Able to stand, stoop, bend, reach, squat, climb, reach above head, carry, and lift up to 50 lbs.
      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and written
      • Interpersonal skills are necessary for exchanging information as well as maintaining courteous relationships
      • Ability to maintain a pleasant, respectful, and courteous demeanor, providing continuous exceptional customer service
      • Ability to maintain personal hygiene, appearance and professionalism at all times
      • Basic computer skills for e-mailing and online billing [AOD]

        Required Education and Experience

        • High school graduate
        • Personal Training Certification
        • Experience leading general formats of group fitness
        • Experience with and general knowledge of physical therapy
        • Experience in long term care and/or geriatric recreation recommended
          Fitness Trainer,Health Club Trainer

Keywords: Bishop Gadsden, Charleston , Personal Trainer - Group Fitness Instructor, Education / Teaching , Charleston, South Carolina

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