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Fitness Specialist

Company: Erickson Living
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Eagle's Trace by Erickson Senior Living
Eagle's Trace is a beautiful 70-acre continuing care retirement community located just minutes from the metroplex in West Houston, Texas. We're part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing.
We are hiring a Fitness Specialist to join our team. The Fitness Specialist will assess, monitor, and develop individual fitness programs for residents.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience, starting at $16.11 / hr
How you will make an impact:

  • Performing fitness assessments which include vital signs.

  • Prescribing an appropriate exercise program, including flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular training.

  • Educating and evaluating members on proper exercise techniques.

  • Assisting with coordination and implementation of Wellness programs.

  • Maintaining a clean and safe fitness area for members.

  • Building strong relationships with residents and staff, encouraging them to be physically active.

    What we offer:

    • Gated community with 24/7 security.

    • Competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and PTO

    • 401k for all employees 18 and over. Company contribution up to 3% once eligible.

    • Education assistance, certification reimbursement, and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.

    • Onsite medical centers, providing wellness visits and sick care for all employees over 18 years of age.

    • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset; our employees.

    • Free onsite parking at all of our communities and corporate offices

    • A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.

      What you will need:

      • Associate's degree in Health Education or related field required; Bachelor's degree preferred.

      • Current CPR/First Aid certifications.

      • Experience in evaluating fitness programs for seniors is a plus.

      • Minimum of 1-year related work experience.

        Erickson Senior Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
        Since 1983, Erickson Senior Living's national network of managed communities has been devoted to one mission-helping people live better lives. If you're driven to make a difference and feel passionate about what you do, you'll thrive in an Erickson Senior Living career. Experience a work and social environment beyond the traditional office setting, with access to multiple on-campus dining choices, health and wellness facilities, lush green spaces, and so much more. Come see why we're among the most respected names in senior living, now serving 27,000 residents with a team of more than 14,000 employees.

Keywords: Erickson Living, Houston , Fitness Specialist, Other , Houston, Texas

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