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Health and Fitness Specialist

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 24, 2022
Reference Code: 18281
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Occupational Health Services group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Health and Fitness Specialist.
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our Sitewide Facilities with every Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Serve as a well-being subject matter expert for the Laboratory incentive employee engagement program. Work independently to design, develop, market, and coordinate health promotion strategies and techniques in support of the INL Employee Well-Being program objectives and goals.
  • Conduct employee cardiac stress tests. Collaborate with the physical therapy program augmenting services as well as for the Laboratory's injury prevention program. Support the operation of the fitness centers. Provide guidance for injury prevention program incentives.
  • Assist the OHS Wellness Coordinator in aligning the department's mission and goals to the strategic wellness plan. This includes planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of the employee engagement platforms including the Virgin Pulse software, wellness and medical screenings, seminars, educational classes, incentive programs, and health fairs.
  • Drive awareness and engagement in programs to support prevention and early detection of the causes for morbidity and mortality in employee population. Support employee wellness programs focused on fitness, exercise, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles, including the disease management and biometric screenings.
  • Plan and implement classes, speakers, seminars, personal training, and fitness assessments that promote healthy lifestyles in the areas of well-being and health management (prevention awareness, early detection). Create programs to drive culture of well-being as well as managing the fitness centers.
  • Observe effectiveness of programs, including return on investment results. Understand claims trends to recommend and implement new programs to target prevention, as well as defining and tracking the metrics for program success.
  • Assist in the coordination and the development of policies and procedures relevant to the wellness program and collaborate with Occupational Safety and Health and Voluntary Protection Program in initiatives to enhance worker safety and reduce workplace injuries.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of medical and Personal Identifiable Information (PII) in compliance with HIPAA standards and other regulations and policies and adhere to all ESH&Q and training requirements.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in health science, corporate wellness, exercise science or other associated profession and 3 years of relevant professional experience in leading wellness initiatives and programming.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience working with large corporations or government entities in health promotion, fitness training, injury prevention, ergonomics, and in performance exercise testing.
  • Solid understanding of Adobe Creative Suite.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 200
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
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INL Mission
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

COVID Safety Protocols
As a condition of employment, Idaho National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidates to comply with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.

Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring that all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with Idaho National Laboratory's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/
About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.