Covenant Health

Job Title
Fort Sanders West Health and Fitness Center
Department Name


FSW Fitness Center



PRN/OCC, Hours and Shifts vary


Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center is not just Knoxville’s best gym, it is a 5-star health club. The facility offers a wide variety of group fitness classes, indoor and outdoor tennis, heated indoor and outdoor pool, pickleball, racquetball, Squash, childcare, basketball court, in addition to a full selection of strength and cardio equipment.

Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center is the only Tennessee Quality award-winning fitness facility in the state. With five-star amenities, extensive classes, programs for all ages of the family, and The Day Spa, we truly are Knoxville’s best Health and Fitness Center.

In addition to the amenities found throughout the gym our programs include aquatics, racquet sports, youth classes, individual training opportunities, Weight Management program,  Small Group Training, virtual fitness, and group fitness.  Our group fitness classes range from kickboxing and cardio classes to indoor cycling and mind/body wellness. Strength training options include resistance equipment, free weights, and body sculpting classes.

We also have community based group fitness classes through Covenant’s BodyWORKS Program – go to our BodyWORKS page to see more information about our community classes, and the partnered facilities hosting community group fitness classes in the Knoxville and surrounding areas.


Position Summary:

Responsible for protecting the safety of swimmers at Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center. 



For Lifeguard certification information, please check out our website: . If you are interested in any of these positions, please click the blue "Apply for this job online", fill out the application and hit submit


Recruiter: Kathleen Karnes Rice || || 865-374-5386

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  • Practices preventative life guarding at the pools at Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the pools and surrounding areas including controlling chemical balancing and light maintenance.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Minimum Education:          

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:         

One (1) year experience in life guarding preferred.


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certifications.


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