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Job #: R-00041678-OTHLOC-PL-2D1715
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has two openings for experienced and cleared Health and Fitness Specialists to support a Federal Intelligence Community customer’s occupational health and wellness program.  The Health and Fitness Specialists will work at Federal sites throughout 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.  Work locations are located inside the beltway and in the Dulles corridor.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team focused on keeping our Federal workforce healthy, fit, and ready for duty.

The ability to travel locally throughout the northern Virginia region is required, POV mileage is reimbursable.

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

Primary Responsibilities

The contractor Health and Fitness specialist will be responsible for working with government management to plan, oversee, and execute a comprehensive Health and Fitness program consistent with established standards and focused on individual exercise programming, fitness assessments, wellness events, workshops, seminars, group exercise, and nutrition counseling. 

This may include but is not limited to:. 

  • Working with Federal employees to set fitness goals, creating customized fitness programs and efforts to meet those goals
  • Providing fitness testing and evaluation
  • Supporting a balanced fitness program which meets the needs of the population and follows health/wellness/fitness trends
  • Leading or assisting in teaching fitness workshops and seminars
  • Enhancing knowledge of exercise, body alignment, and exercise safety to gym users and class participants
  • Serving as substitute if primary instructor is unable to teach a class
  • Providing support to the planning, management, and continual evaluation of fitness programs and equipment
  • Providing general nutritional guidance
  • Assisting in developing, managing, and executing various annual health, wellness, and fitness programs, product, and services
  • Performing administrative work to include but not limited to familiarization tours of fitness facilities, facility oversight and logistics, etc.
  • Providing written weekly activity reports to fitness program management
  • Developing and maintaining service/demand and performance metrics for fitness program management

Basic Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret/SCI with polygraph security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field and 3+ years of practical experience, or 10+ years of 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

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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About Leidos

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

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