Job Details

Requisition Number 10085 021119 CN9AFGAT
Post Date 2/11/2019
Title Fitness
Posted Salary $10.75
City Salem
State OR
Description Location: Salem Kroc
Department: Programs
Position Title: Fitness/Gym Attendant
Status: Part-Time (29 hours/week)
Posted Wage : $10.75
Requirements: Current First Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain certificates within 30 days of employment).


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To apply in person go to The Salvation Army Cascade Ray & Joan Kroc Center 1865 Bill Frey Drive NE, Salem, OR 97301. Please submit a resume and complete the application provided to you. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503-794-3206 or email Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Stephanie Anguiano Solorio at or call (503) 566-5762. Ms. Anguiano Solorio is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
• Sick Leave
• Vacation

Requisition 10085 021119 CN9AFGAT

Requirements DEPARTMENT: Program

POSITION TITLE: Fitness/Gym Attendant

SUPERVISOR: Sports and Fitness Coordinator

STATUS: Non-Exempt

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Education and/or Experience:
This position requires an enthusiastic, positive attitude with experience in customer service, facility cleanliness, and practical sense. Prefer some prior experience with fitness, sports, and/or recreation. Current First Aid, CPR and AED certification is also required or the ability to obtain the Certifications within 30 days of employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to maintain and keep current on all certifications. Experience in a non-profit organization preferred.

Scope of Position:

The Fitness/Gym Attendant will be responsible for overseeing members and guests as they participate in fitness and sports programs at The Kroc Center in Salem, OR. This position will be primarily responsible for ensuring the safety, cleanliness, and dedicated customer service of the fitness area and/or gymnasium/Rockwall. The activities of the members and guests they oversee will take place in those associated spaces along with any meeting rooms and the natatorium as assigned by the Sports and Fitness Coordinator. The Fitness/ Gym Attendant will be trained on the Rockwall and must be able to safely Belay members and be willing to fill in when needed. The Fitness/Gym Attendant will also complete any other assigned task as directed by the Sports and Fitness Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Professional: The person in this position must have the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The person in this position must be able to cultivate teamwork both in the fitness department and the facility as a whole. They must also be able to work with supervision and in a team setting with other professionals. Must be able to exercise good judgment and be comfortable working with members and guests of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

Equipment Used: The following equipment is used on either a daily, weekly or monthly basis: Telephone, computer fax/copy machines, and computer time sheet. Familiar with current Microsoft software computer programs including: Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, e-mail, and internet. This position must have a good understanding of all weight and cardio equipment.

Skills and Abilities: The ability to follow a detailed schedule for opening or closing the facility, cleaning of equipment and designated spaces, and monitoring any wear and tear of equipment. Must be able to follow and respond to the daily, weekly, and monthly Fitness Staff Communication Log. Must be able to initiate or respond in writing to any incident response, unusual occurrence, or safety concern within the facility grounds while on duty.

General: Effective verbal and written communications skills, ability to multi task, and the ability to fill-in for co-workers as the work schedule requires. Requires the ability to follow directives of the designated supervisor. Basic knowledge of fitness/gym equipment required. Ability to initiate code blue emergency call or respond to an emergency situation if one arises.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Project a friendly, customer-service oriented attitude.
• Monitor Fitness and Gymnasium areas to ensure a safe and clean environment.
• Follow Fitness Area Cleaning Schedule and maintain schedule.
• Create and maintain an inviting and fun environment for the community at large.
• Be visible on the Fitness floor and interact with members.
• Obtain a thorough understanding of all Salvation Army and Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center policies and procedures with the ability to adhere and abide by them.
• Problem-solve, answer basic facility questions, and provide assistance to members and guests as needed.
• Provide members and guests with basic fitness equipment orientations and tours.
• Regular and punctual attendance is an essential job requirement.
• Arrive for work shift on time, prepared to work, and able to open/close the facility as directed.
• Refer any questions, concerns, or complaints by members, guests, or staff to the Sports and Fitness Coordinator or other designated supervisor.
• Monitor Fitness/Gym areas for any safety problems and promptly report any problems/concerns to the Sports and Fitness Coordinator or another designated supervisor.
• Follow all written and oral communications and instructions from the Sports and Fitness Coordinator or other designated supervisor.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis. Must be able to push, pull & move heavy weight equipment on an infrequent basis with appropriate tools and safety equipment.
• Must be able to perform tasks of a repetitive nature without diminished performance.
• Must be able to bend, squat, twist, and stand, as these movements are a regular requirement of this position.
• Must be able to demonstrate appropriate form when using equipment typical of a fitness facility. This equipment includes, but is not limited to: cardiovascular equipment, select weights, free weights, and pulley systems.
• Must be physically able to give emergency care if a situation arises.

Working Conditions:

This position may have frequent phone and in person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.

May walk or stand on varied surfaces. May require working outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed.


The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

It is expected that each employee will be familiar with The Salvation Army Western Territorial Handbook for Employees. Questions regarding its content can be directed toward the Immediate Supervisor or the Human Resources Coordinator.

The Salvation Army has a dress code which will be shared with you at the time of employment.

The Salvation Army provides a smoke and drug free environment in its facilities and vehicles for all employees and volunteers.

The Salvation Army reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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