Fitness Floor Associate

Metro YMCA of the Oranges

Fitness Floor Associate

Sussex County YMCA, 15 WITS END DR, HAMBURG, New Jersey, United States of America

Req #303

Saturday, January 13, 2024

We are an all – inclusive organization joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a growing, mission focused, and future-oriented association of YMCAs, the Metro YMCA of the Oranges has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, mission-driven, candidate to join our team.


Under the direction of the Health & Wellness Director, the Fitness Floor Associate provides customer service, guidance and leadership to all members and participants in the Fitness Center. The individual is responsible to maintain a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


Instruct members about safe and effective exercise techniques using exercise equipment that includes but is not limited to weight equipment, cardio machines and free weights.

Answer questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Motivate and assist members and participants with their wellness and fitness programs.

Build effective and authentic relationships with members; help members connect with each other and the YMCA.

Maintain working knowledge of wellness and trend to provide effective information and support to members.

Assist members and participants with spotting while weight lifting.

Observe participants and members activities; enforce safety regulations and positively explain and interpret all YMCA safety policies.

Walk through and monitor the Fitness Center periodically.

Report any equipment problems to the Director and maintain the Fitness Center’s cleanliness.

Complete Fitness Floor checklist (cleaning and maintaining all equipment in Fitness Center) in its entirety.

Complete opening and closing checklist and sign every shift (when applicable).

Follow YMCA policies and procedures; respond to emergency situations.


Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have a high school diploma; College degree in a related field preferred.

Required CPR, First Aid and AED certifications or obtain within 30 days of hire date.

Working knowledge of body mechanics and physical fitness principles.

Certification in areas of expertise.

Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with members and staff.


Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions.

Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position including walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.

The physical ability to lift and move up to 60lbs. Individual must be able to perform related physical skills such as spotting in a safe manner.

Ability to stand for extended periods of time (3-4 hours).

Must have the visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents. Must possess the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation.


Current active employees of the METROPOLITAN YMCA OF THE ORANGES should apply via the Careers section of the Dayforce Employee Account.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Remote interview process

Personal protective equipment provided

Symptom screening and self-reporting

Preventative guidelines/workplace safety trainings (social distancing, frequent handwashing, etc.)

Sanitizing, disinfecting, participation in cleaning procedures

Please note that given the current situation with COVID-19 pandemic, the YMCA is and will continue to follow recommendations given by the CDC, local, state, and federal authorities.

Professional development opportunities and complimentary use of YMCA facilities.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA/employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to extensive background check.

Other details

Pay Type Hourly

Sussex County YMCA, 15 WITS END DR, HAMBURG, New Jersey, United States of America