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HealthFitness Health Fitness Professional in Whippany, New Jersey

HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

If you are motivated by empowering others to reach their wellness goals, we want to hear from you! HealthFitness has a new opportunity for a Health Fitness Professional at our client site located in Whippany, NJ. In this position, you will coordinate, implement, and/or deliver health and fitness programs and services, promotions and outreach activities both onsite and virtually. You will be responsible for providing outstanding in-person and virtual services to members and program participants to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction.

*Schedule: Could vary; M-F 6:00AM - 2:30PM and/or 10:30AM – 7:00PM

What you will be doing:

  • Supervises facility; interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety.

  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction onsite and virtually; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.

  • Coordinates and leads a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs, promotions and outreach activities both onsite and virtually to gain new participants, increase participation and re-engage inactive participants.

  • Conducts fitness testing and assessments and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the participant’s interests, abilities and goals.

  • Researches health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant educational materials; conducts health education seminars/presentations.

  • Participates in membership drives to acquire new participants; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations.

  • Creates and maintains bulletin/electronic boards, newsletters and other marketing & communication materials.

  • Coordinates internship program; oversees the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of student interns.

  • Ability to collaborate and contribute within a large team focusing on virtual/onsite programming for multiple locations.

  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

    Education, Experience & Certifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Kinesiology, Exercise Science, etc.) or 1+ years’ fitness and wellness industry experience, along with fitness industry certification(s) from a HealthFitness approved provider.

  • First Aid and CPR/AED certification through American Heart Association, Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.

  • Industry recognized group exercise instructor certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM or NETA; if not current, will be required within 90 days of hire. If needed, this certification is eligible for our certification reimbursement program. If your employment terminates for any reason within one year of receiving reimbursement, you will owe HealthFitness any monies that have been paid to you under this program in the 12 months preceding your termination.

  • Designated professional workspace with access to tools to deliver virtual programing including WiFi.

  • Will be required to follow any current or future site COVID-19 vaccination policies including but not limited to proof of vaccination, weekly testing, etc.


  • Personal Training industry certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, NASM or NETA.

  • Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.

  • Competency in the delivery of HealthFitness and site-specific programs and services.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Strong technical skills with proven ability to use and teach on different virtual platforms, technical savvy to think fast and troubleshoot issues.

  • Ability to learn and teach virtually and electronically, Self-Starter

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands including project coordination.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

    HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business. EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran

    Trustmark is pleased to have earned recognition from the Chicago Tribune as a Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 and 2021 Award winner.

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