Exercise & Wellness Specialists

Requisition #: 24/03
Job #: J0124-0003
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Positions: 4
Salary/Wage: 20.28 - 24.70/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road

Cultivate your Career

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and we are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for Exercise & Wellness Specialists. Specialists are responsible for providing exceptional front-line customer service and program/fitness service delivery to our guests. This is a casual position with the opportunity to work up to full-time hours, you will 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.

This position will also provide other services such as: group fitness instruction, personal training, sport performance instruction and fitness assessments (a separate wage scale will be applied for those positions).

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. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 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 $20.28 - $24.70

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
Sport Performance Instruction $35.00 - $60.00 per hour

Conditions of Employment

  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification are required prior to starting..

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

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. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

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?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing webhelp.njoyn@cgi.com or calling 1-877-427-7717.