Fitness Technician

Recreation & Wellness Center

Department Mission: 

Campus Recreation’s mission is to enhance lives by providing outstanding recreational opportunities and experiences for the diverse UMSL community.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure operation of machinery by completing preventative maintenance duties.
  • Trouble shoots issues and locates sources of problems through observing mechanical devices and listening for problems.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication to inform supervisor of all equipment maintenance issues.
  • Daily routine cleaning of fitness areas to include but not limited to: detail cleaning of fitness equipment, assemble new equipment, mopping of stretch mats and floor, and vacuuming of debris throughout all fitness areas.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.


  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of various work schedules; early morning, late evening, and weekends.
  • While on duty physical exertion could be demanded. While performing duties the employee will frequently be required to stand, kneel, stand, stoop, communicate, reach, pull, push, and manipulate objects.
  • Follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • The position requires mobility.
  • This position requires the ability effectively communicate.
  • Technical understanding, basic safety, and attention to detail
  • Could be exposed to blood borne pathogens. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.0


$8.00 an hour

Required Training Dates:

Tuesday, April 23
April 24-May 1 (one day)
August 14-15