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Student Fitness Centre Desk Staff - Department of Athletics and Recreation (Amended and reposted)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 7, 2014
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Fitness Centre Desk Staff (Amended and reposted)
Hours of Work: 

Up to 15 hours per week. May include early mornings, late nights and weekends.

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

Fall 2014 and Winter 2015

We are looking for energetic, customer-service oriented people to join our operations team.  Fitness Centre Desk Staff will act as the front-line customer service professionals to provide our Fitness Centre 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, classes 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 and put equipment away when necessary
• Assist members and visitors with orientation of the fitness centre
• Customer relations
• Providing assistance with recreational sport programs
• Some physical labour is required; ie. Setting up/moving equipment, etc.


• Strong customer service and/or experience
• Positive attitude, energetic, courteous, and dependable
• Able to work well within a team work environment
• Knowledge of fitness centre equipment and safety
• Experience with recreational sports
• 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 or certification/training in other Fitness Certification Programs would be considered an asset
• All student staff must have current CPR and AED training or agree to obtain this certification at their own expense.

There is no requirement for previous applicants to reapply.

Student applicants must also submit their class/lab schedule if available along with application.

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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