Tilton/Meridian Fitness and Wellness
  • 31-Oct-2017 to 30-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Hazlet
  • Hazlet, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Simple IRA Savings Plan, etc. for full-time employees

Tilton/Meridian Fitness & Wellness offers some of the most comprehensive fitness and wellness facilities in the region.  Our family of health clubs across New Jersey offer group exercise, personal training, aquatics, free babysitting services, nutrition consultations, massage services, juice bars and more.  Tilton/Meridian's fitness and wellness clubs provide state of the art equipment and top-notch amenities to our members and employees.  Our Meridian clubs in partnership with Meridian Health are also proud to provide access to on-site Wellness Coaches, Physical Therapists and a Medical Advisory Board who support our fitness professionals and offer community education seminars to our members and guests.

At Tilton/Meridian, we create an outstanding customer service experience and treat our members like pampered guests.  Employees enjoy a familial atmosphere with a keen interest in fitness, marketing and exceptional customer service.  We feel strongly about promoting from within and offer comprehensive benefits to our employees including medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, Simple IRA Savings Plan with an employer match as well as free health club membership and up to two hours of free, on-site babysitting during working hours.

Currently the Hazlet, NJ club is seeking a full-time Operations Manager to join its management team. 

Reports To: General Manager

Supervises:  Housekeeping Manager and Club Staff

Operations Manager Position Purpose and Responsibility:

To optimize club profitability through new member enrollment; member retention; supplementary services (primarily Personal Training) and physical plant & housekeeping expense management.

  • To enhance and execute company vision, mission and standards through staff leadership and management of related operational systems.
  • To ensure that the club is operated in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations regarding health and safety standards, taxation, licensing, labor laws, consumer relations, etc. as well as all insurance requirements.
  • To enhance public reputation through community affair involvement, participation and innovation in club marketing, improved programs, and listening to members' suggestions and challenges.

 Operations Manager Specific Duties:

  • Membership Sales
  • Department Management of Maintenance/Housekeeping Departments as well as kids' Club, Member Services, and Pool. 
  • Marketing

 Membership Sales:

  • Oversees and ensures the production of all Membership Representatives each month.

 Department Management:

  • Housekeeping/Maintenance, Member Services, Kids' Club & Pool Department Management.
  • Oversee the recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation and motivation of all department managers and staff towards the accomplishment of departmental goals. 
  • Ensure that all areas of the club remain in immaculate condition and appearance at all times. This will require daily/weekly walk-throughs with the Housekeeping Manager and Building Maintenance Staff.
  • Ensure that all fitness equipment remains in good working order and stays clean to Tilton/Meridian/Can Do Fitness standards. The Operations Manager is directly responsible for handling all equipment maintenance issues and ensuring that equipment is repaired in a timely fashion.
  • Create and maintain departmental schedules that adhere to budgeted parameters in all departments that fall within the scope of the position (i.e. Housekeeping & Maintenance).


  • Participates with the GM in the development of a marketing plan, strategy, and execution that realizes goals of guest traffic generation and reputation management.

Operations Manager Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or a fitness related field; ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA, ISSA certification recommended.

Experience:  Small business management experience including personnel and marketing experience; 2-5 years' experience in commercial fitness.

Attributes:  Strong, demonstrated leadership skills; exceptional communication and motivational skills; Well-organized; love of the fitness and service industries; strong sense of teamwork; excellent interpersonal skills; positive outlook; enthusiastic; and self-motivated.  Requires an outgoing personality with the ability to effectively communicate with others.  Requires a sincere interest and enthusiasm in one's own fitness and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Requires the ability and desire to learn more about fitness, interpersonal communication, and marketing strategies. Self-motivated, friendly, self-confident & poised.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  

Tilton/Meridian Fitness and Wellness
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