Fitness Trainer Job at Planet Fitness, Detroit, MI

  • Planet Fitness
  • Detroit, MI

Job Description

We are looking for Fitness Trainers who want to be part of our team!  The Fitness Trainer is an opportunity to begin your fitness career as well as provide leadership opportunities and growth. Our unique membership base includes a wide range of age groups and fitness levels, allowing you to fully develop your skills as a trainer while working with a large membership base.

What we offer: 

    • Great career growth opportunities - we are a dynamic and growing company
    • A set work schedule with weekends off!
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits
    • A generous paid time off policy that is available on your start date and increases along with your tenure
    • Employee Referral Program
    • A 401k program with an excellent Company match
    • Profit sharing program!
    • FREE Planet Fitness Black Card Membership
    • A generous paid time off policy that is available on your start date and increases along with your tenure
    • This position has a $1/hour premium added to any hours worked 6:00 PM-6:00 AM. 
    • Reimbursement available for Nationally Recognized Certified Training Certificate (not required for hire) up to $300 for the certification. Need to obtain within 6 months from hire date.
    • Guardian Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
    • Employer paid Life and AD&D insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program

As a Planet Fitness Trainer, you would be: 

  • Designing individual exercise programs for each member based on their exercise experience, medical background and personal goals. 
  • Develop and implement exercise programs that are safe, effective and appropriate for individuals who are apparently healthy or have medical clearance to exercise.
  • The Fitness Trainer is responsible for providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests and ensuring an exceptional "Judgement Free" member experience!

Physical Demands and Qualifications:

  • Continual standing and walking during your shift.
  • Continual talking to members and potential members in person and on the phone during your shift.
  • Desire and capacity to train at all fitness levels.
  • Must be able to lift 45+ pounds.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited certifications such as: NASM, ACSM, ACE, NCSF, NSCA, and/or WITS, or obtain within 6 months of hire (discounts and reimbursement available).
  • Customer Service experience preferred.
  • Punctuality and reliability is a must.
  • A passion for fitness and health.
  • Strong listener with the ability to empathize and problem solve.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language.

Joining the Planet Fitness family means being part of a company that cares about bettering the health and wellbeing of our communities. It means being a part of a supportive, engaging workforce with an inclusive culture that values diversity and creates an environment where everyone can feel they belong. It means encouraging professional growth and development. It means making true, lasting connections with you co-workers. It means creating a positive impact in our local communities through our Judgement Free Generation philanthropic initiative. It means being part of a brand that you can be proud of!

Equal Opportunity Employer


Enhancing people’s lives with an affordable, high-quality fitness experience requires a team of inspiring, motivated and fun-loving go-getters. As one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, Planet Fitness is just getting warmed up. We’re continuously seeking top talent to join us in cultivating the Judgement Free Zone® and shaping the future of our brand. With more than 2,000 locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico and Australia, there’s plenty of opportunity on our Planet and we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team!

Our member mission says it best:  our product is a tool, a means to an end; not a brand name or a mold maker, but a tool that can be used by anyone. To use our product, members need to feel inspired and motivated. That’s where you come in. If you’re looking for a place where you can make a difference in a customer’s life, you’ve found it. Come to add your mojo to the Judgement Free Zone, but stay for the feeling that you’re making a difference on our Planet.


Employees at a franchise location are employed by the Franchisee and are not employees of PFHQ (the Franchisor). PFHQ neither dictates nor controls labor or employment matters for franchisees or their employees, and does not retain any reserved authority to control the terms and conditions of employment for franchisees or their employees. Each franchisee is responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal law.

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Shift work,

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