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Careers

At the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) we are committed to creating a workplace which provides an opportunity for all employees and potential employees to fully optimise their potential. We are continually searching for talented individuals to join our SSISA family and would like to invite you to apply for vacancies listed on this site that match your skills, qualifications and ambitions.  

RECEPTIONIST: THE GYM @ OLD MUTUAL

RECEPTIONIST:  THE GYM @ OLD MUTUAL

The Gym at Old Mutual in Pinelands is operated by the Sport Science Institute of South Africa and is seeking to employ a Receptionist for the following shifts:

Monday to Friday:  5-hour shifts set between 05h30 and 20h30

Every fourth Saturday and Sunday 07h00 to 13h00

Rate:  R38 per hour

Please note that reliable transport is an essential requirement to ensure that you are able to present yourself timeously for the morning shift.

A bubbly personality, good people skills and being able to work shifts are essential. Previous experience or knowledge of the fitness industry is an advantage.   To start as soon as possible.

Please send your C.V. plus a covering letter explaining your current situation and how this position would fit into your lifestyle to hr@sportsplan.co.za by 22 June 2018.

Please ensure that the position you are applying for is included and that your application clearly addresses all the points stipulated.

If not contacted within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

 

 

 

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST

The Sports Science Institute in Newlands is seeking a Frontline Receptionist to deal with our customers.    This position involves ad hoc shift work and it is essential that the successful candidate has a driver’s licence and their own reliable transport and can commit to being available to work certain 4 or 6-hour shifts between 05h15 to 21h00 throughout the week, on a rotational basis.

Rate: R38 per hour

This particular position will require the person to be available for the following shifts:

Friday 17h30 to 21h00

Saturday 13h00 to 19h00

Sunday 16h00 to 19h00

Possible other shifts on an ad hoc basis:

Sunday 08h00 to 12h30

Morning shifts 05h15 to 09h00

Evening shifts 17h00 to 21h00

Important attributes are: 

  • A cheerful personality with excellent people skills 
  • The ability to work fast and correctly whilst dealing with multiple tasks
  • A good level of computer literacy in Excel and Word
  • Previous experience in the fitness industry would be an added advantage
  • Meeting the requirements of our employment equity goals

Should you be interested in applying, please send your C.V. plus a covering letter explaining your current situation and how this position would fit into your lifestyle to hr@sportsplan.co.za by 22 June 2018.  Please ensure that the position you are applying for is included and that your application clearly addresses all the points stipulated.

If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful in this instance.

 

 

 

BIOKINETICIST INTERNS

VACANCIES FOR BIOKINETICIST INTERNS 2019

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa, based in Newlands, Cape Town, is offering Biokinetics Intern positions at our Wellness & Fitness Centre for 2019.

As Sports Science Interns, you will have exposure to all the modalities of Biokinetics offered within one centre. The Institute has developed an exceptional internship structure which allows interns to apply themselves to any of the services offered within the Biokinetics scope of practice.

The divisions in which Sports Science Interns can gain experience include:

  • General Wellness
  • Weight Loss
  • Special Populations
  • Chronic Disease
  • Orthopaedic and Neurological conditions
  • Old Mutual Corporate Gym (Pinelands)
  • Sports Performance Centre
  • Community Outreach

Minimum Qualification:  BA/BSc Honours in Biokinetics

Please e-mail all applications to hr@sportsplan.co.za.  Specify the position you are applying for and include a clear covering letter along with a brief CV and details of any qualifications. 

Closing date for applications is 13 July 2018.

Interviews will be conducted in Cape Town on Friday 17, Saturday 18 and Monday 20 August 2018 and Johannesburg from Monday 06 to Wednesday 08 August 2018.