Physical Fitness Specialist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Alamos
New Mexico
United States



Northern New Mexico Integrated Security, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is a subsidiary of Constellis. For additional information regarding this position please contact Destinee Martinez at or 505-667-4686.  Position closes May 3, 2024, at 7:00 pm EST.

The Physical Fitness Specialist is responsible for providing support to the management and oversight of Northern New Mexico Integrated Security’s (N2MIS) Physical Fitness Program. Primary responsibilities include administering exercise tests in accordance with industry standard practices, developing exercise prescriptions/programs, and conducting physical fitness qualification standard tests. Additional responsibilities include accurately entering fitness-related data into multiple databases to include the employee’s electronic medical record, conducting strength and conditioning sessions for tactical athletes and administering remedial training sessions, assisting in scheduling, and serving as a physical fitness expert for consultation and research. These functions comply with Department of Energy (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and N2MIS Operating Policies and Procedures. The ability to obtain Functional Movement System (FMS) Level 1 Certification (within 12-months) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist certification (12-months following FMS certification) is required.


  • Ability to understand and apply the requirements of DOE 10 CFR 1046 physical fitness requirements.
  • Conduct DOE physical fitness qualification tests for armed protective force personnel and new hire security police officer candidates.
  • Accurately maintain individual testing and computer records. Track annual qualification dates for uniformed employees and schedule employees for testing to ensure they maintain qualifications per DOE 10 CFR 1046.  Maintain program records and submit appropriate reports.
  • Ensure early intervention and injury prevention with application of clinical evaluation to apply focused physical fitness improvement following state and national athletic training domains and laws.
  • Develop Individual Remedial Exercise Regimens (IRER), develop and modify maintenance exercise programs and provide health and physical fitness education to armed protective force personnel.
  • Evaluate the fitness program effectiveness, and when necessary, provide for improvements in program effectiveness to ensure all fitness training is conducted according to safety and legal regulations.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Work is performed onsite. Position is not remote.
  • S. degree from an accredited college in exercise science/kinesiology or a degree from another health-related field
  • CPR/AED certification (American Heart Association or equivalent)
  • Fitness certification from nationally recognized organization to include ACSM, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist within the first year of hire.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Functional Movement Systems Functional Movement Screen FMS Certified Level 1 certification.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to convey information, draft correspondence, proofread text and prepare reports professionally and tactfully.
  • Must possess intermediate-level computer skills to include proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of software.
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Department of Energy (DOE) Q level security clearance. Obtaining this clearance requires US citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and work independently.

Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or another health-related field.
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS) and/or Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator certification (TSAC-F)
  • DOE, Department of Defense (DOD), law enforcement, fire department or other government agency physical fitness program experience




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach



Work is performed in an office setting and in the field in various conditions, including inclement weather. 



Physical demands of this position vary from situation to situation. Physical work demands are considered heavy exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 50 pounds of force frequently and 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Must have visual acuity to make general observations of personnel, facilities or equipment.  May be subject to hazards including loud noises, heavy fitness equipment and machines.  Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.