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Exercise Specialist

Location: 42880 Crescent Loop, Punta Gorda, FL
Category: Professional
Type: Part Time
Schedule: Days


Job Summary


Responsible for providing quality individual and group fitness and exercise programs for members of all ages and degrees in health. Responsible for providing new member screening, testing, exercise prescription, orientation and fitness programs and services that enhance member retention. Provide individual fitness and exercise programs for aftercare or medical referral members via the physician’s prescription, physical therapist’s instruction or other authorized treatment plans.  Provide personal training and group training sessions. Promotes and displays a wellness environment throughout the department with participation and development of new and existing programs. Provide fitness coaching services including initial consultations and follow-up sessions.  Possess knowledge of ACSM guidelines.  Support the organization’s vision, mission, values, and purpose.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
High School Diploma or EquivalentRequiredor
Bachelor'sExercise SciencePreferredor
Bachelor'sAthletic TrainingPreferredor
Master'sExercise PhysiologyPreferred

Additional Requirements

Physical Education, Physical Therapy Assistant or related health field will be considered. Consideration will be given if the applicant has substantially completed the degree and/or certification requirements, and will receive the degree and/or certification within 60 days from date of hire

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/


Internship in a clinical health facility, or related clinical field experience, or 1 to 2 years experience in a health facility environment preferred 


State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements


Additional Requirements

A certification is required from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (ACSM, ACE, the Cooper Institute, National Academy of Sports Medicine, or NSCA.) CPR/AED preferred and is required within 90 days of hire.


Other Requirements


 Must be a team player and have good critical thinking, communication, motivational, customer relations, computer and organizational skills.


Work Type:

Part Time

Primary Shift:

Shift: Shift 1


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