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Wellness Coordinator

Town of Smyrna

This classification is responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing and conducting a wide variety of wellness programs for employees and their family members. This classification is responsible for creating and fostering a culture of health and wellness throughout the Town of Smyrna. Duties and responsibilities include working with diverse audiences with different health and fitness goals to develop, promote and lead wellness programs and activities. Reports to the Human Resources Director.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develops a comprehensive, challenging, and progressive annual Health and Wellness plan for all employees across all departments.
  • Cultivate positive interest in the Town’s Health and Wellness program.
  • Promotes, coordinates, and manages the Town’s Health and Wellness programs to include appropriate incentives for participation.
  • Creates marketing for wellness initiatives to promote participation by employees and dependents.
  • Encourages employees to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Performs health coaching sessions with employees and dependents to help them achieve health and wellness goals. 
  • Schedules, trains, supervises, and evaluates performance of assigned staff (fitness trainer).
  • Leads active sessions both in and out of the office for employees on various exercise regimens, including but not limited to active stretching, yoga, cardio, and strength training.
  • Designs, facilitates and leads educational sessions on nutrition, physical activity, and other key Health and Wellness initiatives.
  • Works closely with both the Town’s health insurance carrier as well as the Town’s onsite medical vendor to leverage wellness opportunities including “brown bag” educational sessions, Tobacco cessation programs, additional funding for Town developed programs, and access to free programs from vendors.
  • Oversees the upkeep and maintenance of the Town’s employee Fitness Center in City Hall to include scheduling preventative maintenance, replacement and repair or equipment, and the purchase of new items. 
  • Creates and maintains records and databases for the purpose of maintaining support data for the Health and Wellness program.
  • Oversees the Health Risk Assessment incentive program in conjunction with our onsite medical vendor.
  • Organizes and coordinates the Town’s Health and Benefits Fair on a periodic basis (every 2 years). 
  • Establishes and maintains beneficial relationships with health, wellness, and fitness providers, in order to provide discounted products and services to the Town.
  • Coordinates onsite health center to include approving invoices, updating eligibility lists, monitoring utilization, and serving as the Town’s liaison with health center staff.
  • Continually work to develop and improve the Health and Wellness program to provide superior health and wellness education, counseling, and fitness solutions. 


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Physical Education, Health Education and Promotion, Nutrition, or other health related field.  
  • Must possess a certification in one or more of the following: Personal Trainer, Yoga, Health Coach, Fitness Instructor, or Fitness Nutrition. Certified Health Coach is preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position 
  • Strong teaching and collaboration skills and the ability to understand and interact with adults of different ages and backgrounds
  • Ability to think creatively, reflectively and carefully
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; enthusiastic team player
  • Familiarity with computers as needed for office work; proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License
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Date Posted
September 24, 2020
Job Type
Smyrna, TN
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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