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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluations of health/wellness programs and special events. Assesses the health/wellness needs and interests of the community, prepares and submits proposals for programs, special events and health/wellness practices. Serves as a health/wellness consultant to the department staff on facilities, parks, programs, and events. Coordinates Be Active employee wellness committee work including, but not limited to newsletters, facilitating monthly committee meetings, planning programs, events, and the employee health fair. Works with City of Bloomington Benefits Manager, Mayor’s Office, and Community & Family Resources in the delivery of health/wellness programs and services for employees. Develops and conducts trainings for department staff as well as community organizations on the topic of health/wellness best practices, initiatives, and trends. Manages department’s partnership role in the Get On Board Active Living (G.O.A.L) program. Serves as the Community Coach for Bloomington/Monroe County ACHIEVE. Works with the YMCA ACHIEVE coach to promote healthy lifestyles for the community. Collaborates with the Parks and Recreation department staff on programs and events needed. Identifies grant opportunities at the local, state, and national levels to help support the funding of future activities and services. Coordinates marketing efforts to increase community awareness of health/wellness benefits. Instructor for department-wide First Aid/CPR/AED certification classes. Stays current on fitness and nutrition industry trends.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health Education, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

TRAINING/SKILLS

Certified fitness instructor and/or trainer. Working knowledge of the design, planning and implementation of health and wellness programs, events, and classes. Thorough knowledge of a full range of theories and principles accepted in the field of community health education. Working knowledge of current software: word processing, publishing, spreadsheets, database programs, and Constant Contact. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial records and reports. Ability to hire, direct, train, coordinate, and evaluate the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to obtain Red Cross Aid, CPR, and AED instructor certification. Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle. Ability to work on multiple projects at once.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum experience equivalent to one year through three years.

HOURS

8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, evenings and weekends as required.

SALARY RANGE

$39,000 - $43,000

ANYONE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION MAY DO SO BY FAX (812-349-3446), EMAIL (HRMAIL@BLOOMINGTON.IN.GOV) OR AT CITY HALL, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (401 N MORTON STREET, SUITE 230). TO BE CONSIDERED, YOU MUST APPLY BEFORE 5 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 19, 2018.

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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm work authorization.