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Health and Fitness Specialist

Job ID: 196384
Location: LAS CRUCES, NM, United States
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2019
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Part-time eligible (30-39)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


The Health and Fitness Specialist (HFS) provides assistance to site personnel with individual program development and instruction. The HFS works with a wellness team to plan and execute a comprehensive wellness program and provide fitness services to the site population. 



·         Support a balanced group fitness program that meets the needs of the population and follows industry trends

·         Lead or assist in teaching fitness workshops or seminars as needed

·         Enhance knowledge of exercise, body alignment and exercise safety to all gym users and class participants

·         Provide and/or serve as substitute if primary instructor is unable to teach class

·         Provide support to the planning, management, and continual evaluation of NRO Fitness programs and equipment

·         Provide general nutritional guidance as necessary

·         Provide fitness testing, evaluation, and individual fitness program development

·         Contribute health and fitness articles to the Wellness Newsletter and other fitness-related reports/correspondence

·         Perform administrative work to include familiarization tours of NRO fitness facilities, provide facility oversight and attend meetings

·         Provide written, monthly activity reports to site GPOC for possible referral to corporate Headquarters

·         Develop and maintain service/demand and performance metrics in coordination with site GPOC and corporate headquarters



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or equivalent and 3 years of relevant experience; or High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 10 years of relevant experience
  • Active certification in class discipline and/or certifications from Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (e.g. National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)), or equivalent in the field of health and fitness
  • Active Cardiovascular Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) certifications
  • TS/SCI clearance and Poly required (or be able to obtain)


·         Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively with various enterprise customers, stakeholders, and corporate headquarters managers

·         Effective verbal and written communication skills

·         Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and standard computer applications

·         Ability to instruct a safe, effective and multi-level class for various group exercise programs and activities if called upon to substitute for a primary instructor

·         Knowledge of principles of exercise physiology

·         Thorough knowledge of functionality of relevant fitness equipment

·         Thorough knowledge of current industry trends and standards in exercise protocols, fitness programming, equipment standards

·         Ability to analyze customer needs and deliver appropriate assistance

·         Experience to work with customers at all fitness skill levels

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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