Recreation and Wellness Center

Primary Function

Fitness Attendants are primarily responsible for providing a clean, safe and helpful workout environment for the users of the Recreation and Wellness Center, as well as provide assistance to those working out. Additionally, Fitness Attendants will be responsible for cleaning assigned areas and assisting with Fitness Orientations when needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe workout environment through constant circulation of the floor
  • Be able to answer basic fitness questions and have extensive knowledge of the equipment and proper workout technique
  • Be available to set up any user on any piece of equipment or weight machine and properly provide spots to users
  • Keep the fitness floor clean and make sure all weights are in their proper place
  • Assist supervisors in making sure weight benches and machines remain in the proper location
  • Clean equipment according to the assigned zone area
  • Aid the Shift Supervisor when checking in group exercise classes during peak times
  • Enforce all building policies and procedures, such as no bags on the floor and proper dress code for all users
  • Execute emergency procedures when necessary
  • Report any incident of injury, theft, or broken equipment to the Supervisor on duty
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Communicate effectively with and complete tasks assigned by the Building Manager/ Supervisor on duty
  • Communicates effectively with the Assistant director, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Leads, Shift Supervisors and fellow peers


  • Currently enrolled UCF student (per UCF HR policy, graduate students require background check)
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or must obtain within thirty days of employment
  • Maintain a clean and safe workout environment
  • Team oriented ideals, willingness to work hard, and a desire to learn
  • Effective communication and organizational skills

Assumption of Risk Statement

Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.