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Leidos Wellness Event Coordinator – Occupational Health & Wellness Expert in McLean, Virginia


Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has an openings for an experienced and cleared Health, Fitness, and Wellness Expert support a Federal Intelligence Community customer’s occupational health and wellness program. The Wellness Event Coordinator will work at a Federal site in Northern Virginia as part of a team working to create, implement, and lead a variety of health, wellness, and fitness programs to the Federal client’s workforce. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team focused on keeping our Federal workforce healthy, fit, and ready for duty.

Candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance

Primary Responsibilities

The contractor Wellness Event Coordinator will provide program and event management for the government’s fitness and wellness related programs. This includes coordinating with government stakeholders to plan, oversee, and execute a comprehensive fitness and wellness program consistent with industry standards and in alignment with government goals and standards.

The Wellness Event Coordinator’s responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying opportunities to integrate wellness and fitness into the enterprise culture

  • Developing, planning, and executing annual wellness events

  • Coordinating with client management regarding support and resource needs for events

  • Providing financial tracking and recommendations for annual wellness events and group exercise programs

  • Managing and coordinating a balanced group fitness program that meets the needs of the enterprise population and follows industry trends

  • Managing a team of group exercise instructors, coordinating schedules, tracking data, ensuring certifications remain valid, and maintaining consistency in class coverage

  • Evaluating equipment needs, instructors, and class formats for safety and alignment with industry and government standards

  • Assisting in the development of fitness and wellness related workshops, and serving as instructor or administrator as needed

  • Collaborating with government management and stakeholders to drive engagement in fitness and wellness activities

  • Planning, assisting with the management of, and evaluating fitness, health, and wellness programs

  • Organizing volunteers for events and coordinating support personnel as needed, and providing training to support personnel and volunteers as needed

  • Developing and executing internal marketing strategies for health, fitness, and wellness programs to increase workforce participation

  • Contributing to the development of newsletters, correspondence, and reports

  • Serving as lead POC for the Wellness Newsletter

  • Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures for programs and events

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret/SCI with polygraph security clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, or another related Exercise Science and 5+ years of related practical experience, or 10+ years of related practical experience without a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science

  • Active certification from at least one of the following is required:

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

  • American Council on Exercise (ACE)

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

  • Additional equivalent certification in the field of health and fitness may be accepted with review

  • Active CPR and AED certification

  • Ability to instruct safe and effective multi-level group exercise classes in a variety of formats and activities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in a dynamic environment

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Training

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.