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Employment Opportunities - Assistant for Fitness

University of Maine – Campus Recreation
Student Job Description

University Job Classification: Student Athletic/Recreation Assistant I
Date Modified: 8/15/2007
Informal Title: Assistant for Fitness
Supervisor: Graduate Assistant for Fitness/Wellness


The primary purpose of this position is fitness support for the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. Responsibilities assisting participants with fitness equipment, cleaning and assisting with preventive maintenance of equipment, responding to maintenance concerns, and scanning the facility for safety. This is a demanding, high-volume position with emphasis on risk management, customer service, participant safety, and positive relations. Assistants for fitness are responsible for facilitating a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants and staff members at all times. Before employment begins they are required to achieve certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

As an Assistant for Fitness, you are expected to be a friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming to participants, demonstrate safe and appropriate use of fitness equipment and maintain safe, clean facilities and equipment. We expect all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, we expect all employees to treat everyone with respect.

Job Requirements

Position Type: – Pay Level III: $7.00-7.65
* Work Study / Work Merit: Work Study Optional

Time Commitment: Minimum 10 hours per week.
Minimum Shift: 2 hours
Shift Days/Times: M-F 5:30am-12am; Sa-Su 10am-10pm

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Interested applicants please contact Julia Avans at | 581-3482.

The University of Maine Campus Recreation Department is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

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5797 New Balance Student Recreation Center, 22 Hilltop Road, UMaine
Orono, Maine 04469-5797
Phone: (207) 581-1082 | Fax: (207) 581-4898
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Orono, Maine 04469