Worksite Wellness and Fitness Coach
Develops, coordinates and implements Seminole County’s worksite wellness, health, and fitness programs. Provides fun and accessible health improvement opportunities/programs that engage, educate, and empower the employees of Seminole County to lead healthy and active lifestyles that support overall well-being. Promotes a culture of wellness through innovative programs and services with the ultimate goal of reducing health and safety risks and addressing identified needs.
Note: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
- Implements a variety of innovative and creative health and wellness programs that meet the needs of a diverse, dispersed workforce that may include, but are not limited to nutrition, diet, exercise and stress management.
- Promotes and markets Seminole County’s wellness, health and fitness initiatives to support overall well-being of employees and their families.
- Facilitates changes and/or additions to programs as needed that reflect the changing needs of the employees.
- Develops, implements, and manages fitness/wellness programs and events for employees, as well as internal and external physical activity challenges.
- Manages multiple projects simultaneously and consistently provides a quality product with each program.
- Coordinates wellness support groups, in-house and outside guest speakers/professionals to support and advise employees on proper kinds and amounts of exercise, diet, nutrition, and healthy styles of living. Coaches employees to reduce health risk factors.
- Conducts, teaches, and actively participates in scheduled activities, including group and individualized exercise classes.
- Provides resources and tools to assist employees in meeting goals associated with annual physicals, biometric screenings and tobacco non-use initiatives (including assistance identifying suitable tobacco cessation programs).
- Creates internal communications and program visibility by developing and executing cutting edge internal and external health and wellness communications strategy using all available media such as online, print, email, and onsite training communications.
- Prepares reports regarding employee participation and cost savings for return on investment analysis.
- Prepares and executes annual needs and interest survey for County employees.
- Prepare an action plan based upon the results of the survey.
- Visits work sites throughout the County to increase awareness and participation in Wellness programs and activities.
- Adheres to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements dealing with confidential health and fitness information.
- Performs basic administrative duties including written reports, memorandums, letters, and electronic correspondence.
- Ensures that the Wellness Program structural design and all associated provisions are compliant with existing and updated laws, including but not limited to the Affordable Care Act, American Disability Act (ADA), Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and all Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Regulations.
Additional Duties: Performs other duties as assigned or as may be necessary. In the event of an emergency, all employees are considered essential personnel and may be required to perform alternate duties. Minimum
Bachelor’s degree in Food & Nutrition Science, Health Science, Physical Education or related field. Two (2) years’ experience in planning, organizing, initiating and supervising fitness/wellness programs.
Specialized training and NCAA-Approved certification in various fitness and wellness programming and related functions including Group Exercise (Aerobic) Certification and Personal Trainer Certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, NASM) required or the ability to acquire certification within six (6) months from date of hire. First Aid and CPR/AED certification required. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
- Required to work evenings (occasional weekends) to meet program and event schedules.
- Knowledge of planning, coordinating and conducting a diversified fitness and wellness program.
- Knowledge of equipment maintenance requirements in wellness and fitness.
- Knowledge of standard, science-based, research-proven principles, safe methods, and theories related to wellness and preventive health programs.
- Knowledge of computers and relevant software.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public.
- Ability to communicate effectively and maintain cooperative relationships with members of agencies outside the County.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.
- All employees must attend Seminole County Required Trainings.
- Department Specific trainings per position may be required.