Job Opportunities
Fitness Instructor, The Pulse Fitness Centre

Fitness Instructors design and lead fitness classes for Pulse members (drop-in schedule). Instructors help create a positive space and inviting environment to foster new and returning members in living healhty active lifestyles. 

OUR MISSION At the Pulse, it is our mission to establish and maintain a safe and inviting environment through education and innovation. Professional fitness staff and quality programming will inspire and motivate members to take a proactive approach to health and fitness. We will strive to empower the community to discover their personal best in body, mind and spirit.

OUR VISION To establish ourselves as leaders in the fitness industry through: continuing education, progressive research, and ongoing innovation. We will seek recognition for professionalism, quality programming, and staff and member satisfaction. Our ultimate goal is to create a thinking place with your heart in mind.

Job Details


Spring/Summer 2018, Fall/Winter 2018-19

Scheduled Hours:

1-4 hours/week

  • Be knowledgeable about fitness, training, and stay up-to-date on current trends and research findings
  • Stress proper workout technique and remind participants about the benefits of exercising, warming-up/cooling-down, etc
  • Use creative choreography/exercises and music to create motivating and fun classes
  • Establish a positive, motivating environment that encourages participants to safely push their comfort zones
  • Nationally Recognized Certification (ex. Canfitpro FIS, etc) or in the process of completing one
  • Standard First Aid/CPR C (required once hired)
  • Candidates should possess:
    • enthusiasm for health and fitness
    • strong communiaction and leadership skills

Apply Online - Deadline to apply for Spring/Summer 2018 and Fall/Winter 2018-2019 is 11:59pm Monday February 26th

Why work with us?

  • Opportunity to expand your knowledge and keep up-to-date on trends in fitness
  • Assume a leadership role and inspire others to pursue healthy living
  • Improve your own workouts by planning programs and classes for Pulse members
  • Interact with like-minded people and get to know McMaster’s Athletics & Recreation Department
  • On-campus job means flexible hours, comfortable work environment, and new friends!