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Wellness Director / Director of Fitness

    • Job Tracking ID: 512614-701894
    • Job Location: Columbia, SC
      United States
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 27, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Wildewood Downs is now accepting applications for Wellness Director / Director of Fitness. This position is part of the Executive Team and collaborates to deliver outstanding customer service and develops an engaging wellness program for the members/residents that integrates and meets their interests and needs.
The Wellness Director / Director of Fitness is responsible for implementing standards of exercise, wellness, and senior health at the community and overseeing accurate documentation concerning programming and participation in the wellness program. Also designs and implements an all inclusive wellness program that addresses the components of physical fitness and health related to the geriatric community.

Experience and Skills:

A. Education
- High school graduation or GED required.
- Four year college or university degree desired (preferably in Exercise Science or related field).
- Certifications in CPR, AED, and Group Exercise REQUIRED.
- Certifications from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, ASFA, NSCA or other nationally recognized and accredited fitness association preferred.
- Aquatic certification preferred.
B. Direct Previous Experience
- Group Exercise instructor experience required.
- Three years experience as a personal trainer desired.
- Three years of exercise or wellness experience with seniors desired.
- One to three years experience teaching aquatic based classes desired.
C. Skills:
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) plus the
willingness to learn other computer programs if required.
- Ability to work with minimal or close supervision.
- Must conduct all business with a professional manner and with a high level of
- Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record as specified by the Company and by the Company’s automobile insurance carrier.
D. Abilities:
- Work indoors for the majority of the work day (fluorescent lights, HVAC
system, carpeted, concrete and tile flooring, normal exercise and pool facility
noise levels and temperatures).
- Climb up to two flights of stairs occasionally.
- Lift objects of 25 pounds or less over the head.
- Move objects of 40 pounds or less.
- Ability to work in time-sensitive or stressful situations.
- Sit in a chair / stand for extended periods.
- Respond to medical emergencies in all areas of the community as needed.
- Assist with member/resident evacuations.


26 days of PTO + PTO Payout Program, 401k with company match and Medical/Dental/Vision benefits.