Careers

Thank you for your interest in employment at Chicago Athletic Clubs! We are always accepting resumes from excited, motivated, and health-minded individuals.

Below are the positions currently seeking applications at this time:

Membership Advisor

We are looking for fitness enthusiasts who believe in Chicago Athletic Clubs’ desire to inspire its members and employees to be their best self. We want magnetic personalities who are excited by relationships and face-to-face interactions. Those who will advocate for a healthy lifestyle and have fun doing it. Individuals who will apply their talents and creativity to drive a team’s success and expand their career in our quickly growing and local organization.

What’s in it for you?

  • Fast Paced. Your day moves fast and every day is different, presenting new relationships, successes and challenges.
  • Team Oriented. You are surrounded and inspired by Chicago’s most talented sales and customer service representatives, group fitness instructors and personal trainers every day. Sales goals are measured individually and as a team. Everyone works together to grow CAC’s membership base and provide members with the best fitness experience in Chicago.
  • Sales Training and Ongoing Support. Begin with CAC’s thought-provoking onboarding sales training and continue with on-going training held each month as a team.
  • Great benefits. Membership to all Chicago Athletic Clubs for you +1. Commission structure that allows for uncapped earning potential. Company-wide sales competitions and rewards. Medical, Dental and AFLAC supplemental insurance. Paid vacation and holidays. Additional pay for vacation days. Discounted and/or complimentary adult programming, kids programming and child care.

Membership Advisor Qualifications and Requirements

  • Self-starter with a minimum of 4 year college degree.
  • Ambitious and driven to reach individual monthly membership and personal training sales goals.
  • Available for a schedule to include a mix of weekdays, evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent communication, phone presentation and written skills.
  • A passion and ability to quickly build and develop strong customer relationships and generate new business.
  • Strong work ethic, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Team player a positive attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Highly adaptable and a quick learner.
  • Competitive, persuasive and goal oriented.
  • Confident problem solver who can act as a respectful and assertive manager on duty.

Apply

Does this sound like you? Then we want to meet you!
Please submit your resume via EMAIL including a cover letter to membershipjobs@chicagoathleticclubs.com. No phone calls please.

 


Masters Swim Assistant Coach

The Chicago Athletic Clubs is seeking applicants for a part time Masters Swim Assistant Coach position. Interested candidates must demonstrate sound knowledge of competitive swimming skills, stroke mechanics, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner. The candidates must have strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
The position works morning hours, 6:30-7:30 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 7:30-9:30 am on Saturday as well as 6:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday at the West Loop Athletic Club.
Required experience:
• Coaching or competitive swimming/triathlon experience: 1 year
• Division I College swimmer is preferred

Competitive compensation, free Chicago Athletic Clubs membership!

To apply, please:

  1. Send an email to the following address: msuto@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the Subject Line, please be specific about the position for which you would like to be considered.
  3. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Masters Swim Team.
  4. Attach a current resume with references to the email and send.

Customer Service Desk

  1. Draft an e-mail to the following address: customerservicejobs@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the Subject Line, please be specific about the club or clubs you would like to be considered for (EvanstonLakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, West Loop and/or Wicker Park). Please consider where you reside in relation to the club locations and what is realistic for you with commuting.
  3. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Customer Service Team, and what type of time commitment you are looking for.
  4. Lastly, please attach a current resume to the e-mail.

If we have open positions and are interested in interviewing you, we will follow up with you. Please do not contact us directly. Thank you!


Personal Trainer

Our clubs are always on the lookout for intelligent, creative and passionate personal trainers who want to make a career out of health and fitness. If you’re interested and want to be a part of the greatest health club in Chicago, send us your resume. If we see a good fit, we’ll contact you.
Qualified applicants should have the following background and experience in the health and fitness industry:

  • National Certification
  • Self-starter with a minimum of 2 years personal training experience
  • Excellent customer service, communication and phone skills
  • Sales skills and previous sales experience helpful
  • A passion for developing strong client relationships
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook programs

Other skills required include the following:

  • Team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • Ability to quickly build and maintain key relationships that increase clients base
  • Highly adaptable, quick learner with excellent organizational skills
  • Competitive, persuasive, goal oriented team player with ambition, drive and determination to succeed

We offer a very dynamic, energetic and challenging environment with a strong compensation plan, incentives, an attainable bonus structure and to full-time employees, Medical and ALFAC supplemental insurance.
To apply, please:

  1. Send an email to the following address: ptjobs@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the Subject Line, please be specific about the club location(s) for which you would like to be considered (Evanston, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, West Loop, Wicker Park, Webster Place and/or Bucktown)
  3. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Personal Training Team, your specific work availability and what type of time commitment you can make
  4. Attach a current resume with references to the email and send

Group Fitness Instructor

To apply, please:

  1. Send an e-mail to the following address: groupfitnessjobs@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the Subject Line, please be specific about the format(s) you are certified to teach (ie. Strength, Zumba, Spinning)
  3. In the body of the email, specify what days and times you are available to teach and at which CAC locations (EvanstonLakeviewLincoln ParkLincoln SquareWest LoopWicker Park, Webster Place and/or Bucktown)
  4. Also, please share a little about yourself and why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Group Fitness team
  5. Attach a current resume with references to the email and send

If we are hiring instructors and see a fit, we will contact you to schedule an audition.


Kids Club

Evanston, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square and West Loop are looking for energetic and engaging caregivers for our Kids Clubs.

Requirements:

  • Experience and enthusiasm for children 8 weeks to 12 years
  • Available at least 15-20 hours per week: mornings (8:00-1:30) and/or afternoons (3:00-7:00) and weekends (8:00-2:00)
  • Must provide a finger-printed background check upon hire
  • Must hold or complete Infant and Child CPR and First Aid Certification upon hire

Additional Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills; energetic, enthusiastic and motivational
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Approachable: Ability to build relationships with members of all ages (children, members, staff)
  • Ability to resolve conflict in professional, tactful manner
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly

Compensation:

  • Competitive wages
  • Complimentary Health Club Membership
  • Great hours, flexibility, and lots of fun!

To apply, please:

  1. Draft an e-mail to the following address: christina@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the Subject Line, please be specific about the club or clubs you would like to be considered for (EvanstonLincoln Park, Lincoln Square and/or West Loop). Please consider where you reside in relation to the club locations and what is realistic for you with commuting.
  3. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Kids Club Team, and what type of time commitment you are looking for.
  4. Lastly, please attach a current resume to the e-mail. We will keep your information on file and contact you as needed.

Weekend Lifeguards

Chicago Athletic Clubs is looking for a qualified lifeguard for weekend afternoon Family Swim Shifts.  All applicants must be:

  • Lifeguard certified
  • Available weekend afternoons (2:00-5:00 pm)
  • Able to show prior/current experience with kids
  • Prior/current experience with kids swim instruction a plus

To apply, please:

  1. Draft an e-mail to the following address: msuto@chicagoathleticclubs.com
  2. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Swim Staff, and what type of time commitment you are looking for.
  3. Lastly, please attach a current resume to the e-mail.

Swim Instructors

The Chicago Athletic Clubs is hiring swim instructor for our well‐established Swim Programming. Swim instructors need to have a strong work ethic, must be flexible & reliable, available after school hours 3:30-5pm Monday – Friday,  Saturday-Sunday morning and must work well with children & parents.  Candidates must be WSI certified, have current lifeguard and CPR certification and have prior swim lesson experience.

This is a part‐time position with lots of opportunities. As a new hire, you will have All‐Access to our six Chicago Athletic Clubs (WAC, WPAC, LPAC, LVAC, LSAC and EAC), while enjoying our state of the art equipment, classes and amenities.  All candidates must be:

  • Lifeguard certified
  • Available weekend afternoons (3:00-5:00 pm)
  • Able to show prior/current experience with kids
  • Prior/current experience with kids swim instruction a plus

CAC has competitive compensation. To apply, please:

    1. Draft an e-mail to the following address: msuto@chicagoathleticclubs.com
    2. In the body of the e-mail, please share a little about yourself, why you think you would be a great addition to the Chicago Athletic Clubs Swim Staff, and what type of time commitment you are looking for.
    3. Lastly, please attach a current resume to the e-mail.

Tri Club Coach

The Chicago Athletic clubs is looking for motivated and charismatic athletes to help coach our popular Tri Club program.  Candidates must be able to:

  • Coach at least 2-3 practices per week
  • Attend at least 1 or 2 local races per year to coach, not race
  • Communicate with Tri Club Head Coach regularly in regards to status of membership, marketing, events/clinics, uniforms and training plans
  • Communicate with other tri club coaches in regards to athlete performance, training plan, and practice format
  • Develop, reviewing and revising season training plans with Head Coach based on athletes’ schedules
  • Answer emails from members in regards to training/practice, etc., and using social media (Facebook) and blog to promote club activities

Minimum requirements: USAT coaching certification, and/or minimum 2 years of coaching experience.

Total Time Commitment: 2-3 Coached practices (1-3 hrs)

To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to Monika Suto – msuto@chicagoathleticclubs.com