Weight Room Attendant

Built in 1982, the Dartmouth Sportsplex (now Zatzman Sportsplex) is a large, family-focused health, fitness, and recreation complex serving all regions of the Halifax Regional Municipality. The facility includes a running track, racquetball and squash courts, full fitness centre, an arena, and two swimming poolswith a brand new double gymnasium, welcoming community spaces, and much more to come. In addition to the physical renovations, the Zatzman Sportsplex is launching a large-scale community outreach and accessibility program to reduce barriers, ensuring that everyone in our community can play. The Zatzman Sportsplex is community-focused and values diversity. We are an equitable employer, recognizing and embracing each person’s talents, skills, and individual perspectives. We strive to create the most comfortable experience for our vibrant community and staff.

The Zatzman Sportsplex is seeking an energetic health and fitness professional to serve our members by providing support, and an exceptional customer service experience (primarily in the weight room). The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, self-motivated, diligent, professional, and have a passion for health, wellness and community. We’re looking for individuals who:

  • Hold a nationally recognized Weight Room, Resistance, or Personal Trainer Certification, or related experience/education.
  • Can clearly, tactfully and efficiently guide members through safe, effective exercise using the fitness center equipment.
  • Hold or willing to obtain a valid and current (live class, within last 12 months) CPR-A or CPR-C certification.
  • Enjoy interacting with people.
  • Are self-motivated, organized, and comfortable collaborating with other staff.
  • Can work flexible hours, including early morning, night and weekend shifts.
  • Are interested in fulfilling other roles within the facility (such as Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and Welcome Desk).
  • Are willing to train.
  • Enjoy working in a team setting and thrive when managing multiple priorities and goals.
  • Are competent using email, excel programs, text, spreadsheets, and social media platforms.

No experience necessary. Preference will be given to candidates who have additional facility-relevant education or experience (such as Personal Training, Small Group Training, Lifeguarding, or Fitness Instruction), some experience in the Health, Fitness and Recreation industries, and are bilingual (fluent in written and spoken English, and any other language). This is a hands-on position and the successful candidate will work closely with the Sportsplex member base, and members of the Dartmouth/Halifax communities. This is a part-time temporary position with the Zatzman Sportsplex.

A detailed employer profile and job description are available by contacting Andréa Morrison, Health, Fitness, and Recreation Coordinator. Interested candidates can apply by e-mail (preferred) with a resume and cover letter to morrisan@halifax.ca.

If e-mail is not an option, applications can be mailed to:

Andréa Morrison - Health, Fitness and Recreation Coordinator
Zatzman Sportsplex
110 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, N.S., B3A 1M2

Any questions can be directed to Andréa Morrison, at 902.490.3132 or morrisan@halifax.ca.