Fitness Attendant (Part-Time)

Description :

                      CLASS TITLE:  Fitness Attendant (Part-Time)




Assists members and guests of the Muskogee Swim and Fitness Center with proper use of equipment and other related duties that may be assigned. 



  • Assists recreation personnel in the scheduling, supervision and upkeep of recreation facilities and equipment.
  • Monitors fitness room to ensure smooth flow of patrons through exercise circuits.
  • Assembles and disassembles recreational equipment.
  • Provides instruction to patrons in the proper use of the facility equipment to include cardiovascular equipment.
  • Helps maintain discipline, order and safety of citizens involved in a variety of recreation activities.
  • Cleans fitness and weight room equipment.
  • Interprets recreation programs and department procedures to groups and individuals.
  • Sweeps, mops carpet and rubber floors.
  • Launders cleaning towels used to wipe down equipment.
  • Reports equipment maintenance needs.
  • Occasionally gives facility tours.
  • Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. 



The Fitness Attendant reports directly to the Fitness Coordinator. 


The Fitness Attendant does not have any direct reports or supervisory responsibilities.




Training and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) months of related experience.  Preference will be given to those with college level training in recreation, health promotion, sports management or other fitness related areas.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Working knowledge of all fitness systems and proper techniques used in a recreation and fitness facility.  Ability to effectively deal with customers and the public; ability to enforce operating policies and procedures in an effective and courteous manner; ability to establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with coworkers and center patrons; ability to repair non-working fitness equipment; ability to keep simple records.    


Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.  On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing duties of this job, employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel; reach with arms and hands. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch.  Occasional lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.  Vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks. Punctuality and reasonable attendance is essential.   Must submit to drug screening and fitness to work physical exam.


Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class D driver’s license is required.  Requires CPR, AED and First Aid Certification.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  The employee is exposed to hot, wet and humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Requires ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as scheduled. 


Notice:  This classification is a “safety sensitive” position as defined by the United States Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws.  As a “safety sensitive” classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing.  Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening.  Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana. 


STARTING PAY:  $9.00/hr.


WORK HOURS:  Work schedule varies according to need, including evenings, weekends and holidays.


WORK LOCATION:  City of Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department, Recreation Division, Swim and Fitness Center, 566 North 6th Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Contact :

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO.  The employment application can be found on our website:  Just click on “Departments” (in the green bar toward the top of the page), then click on “Human Resources” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Links and Downloads” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “City of Muskogee Employment Application” (you can be print and fill out), or one can be faxed, emailed or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets).  The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102.  Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail:  City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK  74402-1927; by fax:  918-684-6223; or by email:  If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  There is no deadline for applications for this position – it will be open until filled.



Deadline for Applying : Open until filled