Covenant Health

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Fort Sanders West Health and Fitness Center
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Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center

Fitness Instructor, Health & Fitness Center

PRN/OCC, Hours Per Pay Period Vary, 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.

Position Summary:

Instruct members on the proper use of all exercise equipment at the Health and Fitness Center.  Also responsible for monitoring members' heart rates, demonstrating proper stretching techniques, as well as monitoring and updating the fitness programs of members.


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


  • Monitor members' workouts and update their programs.
  • Orient members to the use of equipment, as well as teach members proper warm up and cool down exercises.
  • Clean and maintain fitness equipment and area.
  • Motivate and greet members before and during their workout.
  • Perform other related duties as needed or requested.


Minimum Education:          

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a Bachelor’s degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.


Minimum Experience:         

Experience and knowledge of fitness equipment and principles of weight training necessary. Strong communication skills required.


Licensure Requirement:      



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