Wellness Coordinator

City of Boynton Beach, FL
March 10, 2023
Boynton Beach, FL
Job Type


Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to coordinate the Health and Wellness programs for employees within the City of Boynton Beach. The incumbent will f acilitate through scheduling and coordination with vendors all wellness programs and activities that actively promote a wellness culture that improves the health, well-being, and personal performance of employees. Additionally, this position will contribute to the health and wellness strategy and recommend changes in program design and future offerings.

Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Designs, organizes and conducts employee wellness and education programs to motivate a healthy lifestyle.
Serves as a liaison between employees and management for all matters or concerns affecting general employee safety, health, and wellness.
Assist with the development, planning, marketing, and execution of City-wide wellness initiatives and programs to reduce health risks, medical costs and encourage healthy lifestyles.
Responsible for gathering and analyzing data to measure program success on wellness initiatives.
Confer with instructors on special activities involving health, wellness, strengthening and conditioning.
Disseminate information to employees regarding the health & wellness program.
Develop and manage peer support program for wellness.
Schedule internal training for all employees.
Coordinate internal and external training.
Assists with and manages special projects as directed.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Physical Therapy or closely related field; and
  • Two (2) years of experience assisting with the development, administration and analysis of health and wellness programs; and
  • Must possess [or be able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.

Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Physical Education, Physical Therapy or closely related field.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certification.

Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, businesses, sponsors, nonprofit organizations, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.
Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.
Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.


  • Knowledge of wellness programs and similar employee programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze the effectiveness of these programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and commercial organizations providing wellness programs.
  • Ability to maintain records and equipment.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate time and people.
  • Ability to market the wellness of other programs to employees and management.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change and keep a flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to reach consensus between individuals.
  • Ability to deal effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to provide high quality customer service.

The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

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