Exercise & Wellness Specialists

Requisition #: 21/95
Job #: J0621-1602
Job Title: Exercise & Wellness Specialists
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Number of Positions: 2
Salary/Wage: 19.50 - 23.74/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road
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Servus Credit Union Place (www.servusplace.ca) is a part of the community of St. Albert; a place where residents gather to pursue healthy living. The facility hosts 2,700 members and guests daily in over 320,000 square feet of leisure and fitness space including ice surfaces, two soccer field houses, a Fitness and Wellness Centre, track gymnasium and meeting rooms.

The Opportunity:

We are currently accepting applications for Exercise & Wellness Specialists to join the Servus Place Fitness & Wellness team. Specialists are responsible for providing exceptional front-line customer service and program/fitness service delivery to guests of the Tailor Made Insurance Fitness and Wellness Centre. This is a casual position with the opportunity to work up to full-time hours, as you also have an opportunity to utilize your skills and training for personal training, group fitness instruction and more.

Exercise & Wellness Specialists supervise the fitness area, deliver fitness centre orientations, provide member goal setting sessions, deliver fitness services, assist with equipment maintenance and some cleaning duties.

To complement this position, Exercise & Wellness Specialists will also provide other services such as: group fitness instruction, personal training, team dryland training and fitness assessments (a separate wage scale will be applied for those positions).

Our Fitness & Wellness department prides itself in our diverse, driven and energetic team that really looks out for one another. The individuals we seek are motivated self starters who enjoy being part of a collaborative group. We want to work with people who are committed to ongoing professional development and are enthusiastic about demonstrating their knowledge of best practices in the Fitness & Wellness field. Individuals who are successful on our team are people-centric and have a passion for helping and taking on new opportunities. As a member of the Servus Place team you will have staff access to use the facility.


• A degree or diploma in Physical Education, Kinesiology or a related field.
• We seek individuals with a minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in a recreation/fitness environment.
• CSEP-CPT, NSCA-CSCS or equivalent certifications are required.
• AFLCA or equivalent group exercise certification would be an asset.
• Current First Aid/CPR certification is required, prior to hire, for this position.
• The ideal candidate will be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and have experience with a membership management database.

Hours of Work:

The facility is open:
Monday – Friday 5:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Please tell us about your availability in your cover letter. We’d like to hear how many hours you’re seeking per week and when you’re available.


The hourly wage range as a Specialist is $19.50 - $23.74.

A separate wage range will apply for additional positions such as:
Group Fitness Instruction $30.00 - $55.00 per hour
Personal Training $20.00 - $42.50 per hour
Dryland Training $35.00 - $60.00 per hour

Application instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume to apply for this opportunity.

The successful applicants will need to obtain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.
Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on the closing date.

Condition of Employment:
To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees starting September 27, 2021. New Employees joining the City on or after September 27, 2021, must have one approved dose. Employees joining after October 25, 2021, must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Please indicate which shifts you are available to work:
*2. Please check all certifications that apply:
*4. Please indicate the status of your CSEP-CPT certification:
*5. Do you hold a current Standard First Aid with CPR level C certificate?
*6. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*7. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of vaccination or will request an exemption that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.

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