Fitness Specialist

Location US-NV-Mercury
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Training Services - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


SOC is recruiting for a Fitness Specialist for the NNSS Protective Force Contract in Nevada.


  • Execute the Physical Fitness Program (PFP) to directly control safety and operational readiness for the Protective Force.  Requires comprehensive knowledge of 10 CFR, Part 1046 and DOE M 473.3 along with professional expertise to yield a primary end result of successful program management.
  • Schedule PFP appointments: Annual run qualifications, fitness assessments, and Phase 3 physicals for all armed personnel defined by 10 CFR Part 1046
  • Develop and implement Physical Fitness Remediation Program to safely accelerate physical fitness program deficiencies.  Supervise and develop individualized remedial exercise regimens for run qualification failures and physical fitness assessment failure.
  • Manage and maintain physical fitness records for all armed personnel including annual run qualification, physicals and physical fitness assessments.
  • Prepare NA-70 data deliverables and PFP data to NNSS NFO.


  • Knowledge of Federal Regulations, Department of Energy (DOE), NNSA, NNSS and SOC policies, procedures, and orders, especially 10 CFR 1046, which pertain to physical fitness training and testing
  • Ability to recognize and formulate solutions to fitness and scheduling related problems as well as diagnose exercise problems and prescribe appropriate exercises
  • Knowledge of basic exercise physiology, basic nutrition and weight management, principles and practices of instruction and leading physical activity, health appraisal and fitness evaluations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet multiple suspense dates, while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Intermediate-level computer skills that include all the Microsoft Office Suite of software
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education or an equivalent discipline preferred. 
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in DOE, DOD or other government agency Physical Fitness Program Management
  • Certified Athletic Trainer/National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), Functional Movement Screen certification (FMS) and Certified Health/Fitness Instructor /American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • AED/CPR certification and an ACSM certification as a fitness instructor. US Driver’s License and be able to obtain a Nevada Driver’s License.  
  • DOE "Q" Clearance


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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