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Student Fitness Centre Desk Staff - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Date of Posting: 
March 6, 2015
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Fitness Centre Desk Staff
Hours of Work: 

Hours worked range from early mornings to late nights and weekends.  Full time/part-time Spring/Summer 2015, part-time Fall 2015

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

Spring/Summer 2015
Fall 2015

We are looking for energetic, customer-service oriented people to join our summer operations team.  Fitness Centre Desk Staff will act as front-line customer service professionals who provide our members with a great experience.  You will be part of a larger team that knows how to have fun, work hard, take pride in their work, and provide great customer service.


• Provide  accurate information and answers questions regarding hours of operation, programs and policies 
• Monitor access to the fitness centre
• Ensure members using the fitness centre are following the policies, rules and weight room etiquette
• Show members how to properly use equipment
• Clean fitness centre equipment
• Assist members and visitors
• Customer relations
• Some physical labour is required; ie. Setting up nets, etc.


• Strong customer service skills and/or experience in sport and fitness facilities
• Positive attitude, energetic, courteous, good telephone etiquette and attention to detail
• Able to work well within a team environment
• Good knowledge of fitness centre equipment
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekdays, weekends, holidays, and some night shifts
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Enrollment in Kinesiology program and/or fitness and /or certification experience in a fitness centre would be considered an asset
• Applicants must have excellent customer service skills and positive attitude in serving students and other members. 
• All student staff must have current CPR and AED training or agree to obtain this certification at their own expense.

Must be available for employment up to and including September 8th, 2015.

Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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