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Hillsborough County Government

Wellness Specialist (#WLNSSPGENK) GENK
$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


This position is responsible for assisting with the coordination and planning of fitness and wellness programs and activities. These duties include exercise classes, health seminars and special events, scheduling, supervision, and maintenance of the day-to-day operations and programs of the County's Wellness Centers/Senior Centers. This position is also responsible for all job-related administrative tasks such as staff, equipment, and facility supervision, monthly and annual reporting, etc.


Associate's degree; and

At least 2 years of experience in the health and wellness field; and

Current CPR/Basic Life Support, AED, and First Aid Certification.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of agency procedures and documentation.
  • Working knowledge of office policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to evaluate customer's information to determine course of action.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use good judgment in handling employee/citizens' concerns while keeping supervisory staff well informed.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verifications of data.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of other employees.
  • Ability to use computer terminal to quickly and accurately enter data.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
  • Assists in planning, organizing, documenting, and implementing health/wellness programming events for participants.
  • Assists in conducting group and individual health and wellness seminars.
  • Coordinates personal training programs and associated processes.
  • Assists in conducting community outreach and seeks out community partnerships to expand health and wellness program offerings.
  • Provides documentation on evaluation of wellness programs as it pertains to marketing, attendance, participation, and performance data.
  • Provides training to staff and volunteers on health and wellness topics.
  • Provides administrative task support assistance at centers such as answering phone calls, maintaining inventory, data entry, filing, copying, etc.
  • Oversees fitness and wellness program marketing materials and processes.
  • Inspects fitness and wellness facility areas for maintenance and repair, cleanliness, safety, and efficiency of operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: WLNSSPGENK; EST: 12/23/2014; REV: ;