Fitness Centre Squad - PT

  • We are looking for a new Squad member for an immediate start with a focus on Personal Training for our female clients including pregnancy
  • UQ Sport does not use a rent based Contractor model for our Personal Trainers. We’ll pay you an hourly rate for each session you conduct.
  • Hourly rates for PT are $30.55 for one-on-one and $38 for groups
  • No need to build your own business by searching for your own clients – we have the clients for you to focus on getting them results

UQ Sport is an independent, not-for-profit organisation responsible for the promotion of sport, physical recreation and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle within The University of Queensland (UQ) and broader communities. We deliver over 380 diverse programs to students, staff and alumni of the University and general public.

UQ Sport, winner of the 2016 HRD Bronze Employer of Choice award, employs over 70 permanent staff and more than 240 casuals at UQ’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses. As an employer we pride ourselves on our commitment to achieving work life balance through flexible working arrangements, health and wellbeing initiatives, and providing a fun and supportive environment.

UQ Sport is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic personal trainer to join our fun and vibrant Fitness Centre team. As a member of the Fitness Centre Squad you’re responsible for providing exceptional customer service to UQ Sport customers. This will include the delivery of information on UQ Sport products and services, delivery of personal training and/or group fitness sessions, and gym supervision.

This casual position will require you to be flexible to work a variety of shift times during our operating hours, which will include weekend work. We are currently seeking a results driven personal trainer to train our female clients in the evenings.

This role will see you providing exception customer service to current and potential UQ Sport customers. You’ll motivate clients to continue doing PT with you and up-sell them for more PT sessions ongoing. You will tackle the role by providing energetic and effective gym supervision to ensure the customers experience is positive, fun and most importantly safe through a keen interest in maintenance, cleaning, advice, knowledge and support to our customers. Don’t be afraid to make a game changing move. This is your moment; show us what you are made of!

You’ll have proven experience in developing and delivering safe, motivating and challenging group and individual fitness training sessions. You’ve worked in gyms supervising customers whilst providing high levels of customer service and ensuring safety and cleanliness. Your outstanding interpersonal skills and initiative will allow you to make all the big game plays. Previous experience in a developing programs for pregnancy will see you cross the finish line first.

To be successful in this role you must have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Fitness
  • First Aid and CPR Certificates


  • FREE access to all UQ Sport venues
  • FREE entry to group fitness programs
  • Discount on a range of UQ Sport offerings
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

If this exciting position is what you are looking for then don’t wait, APPLY TODAY!

Don’t be left behind down the back straight, apply by now by sending your resume to hr@uqsport.com.au. For further information contact Todd Johnston at toddj@uqsport.com.au.


Download the Position Description (PDF)

How to Apply: 
Send your resume to hr@uqsport.com.au