House Wellness Center Program Specialist

Washington, D.C
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Program Manager
Full Time


The House Wellness Center, newly established by the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is a comprehensive health and well-being platform for House Community employees which provides programs, resources, and support as to positively impact productivity and quality of life so employees may be happy with who they are and what they do for a living.

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The House Wellness Center is seeking a Program Specialist who is looking for an opportunity to learn from, and contribute to, the mission of the U.S. House of Representatives. The incumbent will assist with the development and implementation of strategic modernization initiatives as well as identifying and evaluating new trends in wellness which support the U.S. House of Representatives. Major duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of evidence-based wellness programs.
  • Researching and recommending industry-leading wellness services and solutions to improve employee productivity and overall well-being.
  • Assisting in the creation and dissemination of targeted health and well-being communications which help foster a culture of wellness.
  • Supporting strategic initiatives through collaboration with House Wellness Center Staff as well as U.S. House of Representatives Leadership and business partners.
  • Helping facilitate and coordinate workshops, seminars, events, and other engagement activities. 6.Serving as the wellness liaison between the House Wellness Center and the Wounded Warrior Fellows.

  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment

    This position is limited to Veterans desiring to serve a two-year paid Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program.

  • Honorably discharged;
  • Released from active duty within the last five years;
  • Pay grade at or below E-5 or O-3;
  • 20% or greater service connected disability rating (Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement)

  • Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement (TERA) are not eligible for the program. NO WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.


    Detail oriented; excellent communication skills; ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; must be able to write simple correspondence, effectively presenting information to internal and external customers; must be able to manage sensitive information appropriately; ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional and courteous work disposition; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Additionally, must maintain personal appearance and hygiene in a professional, neat, and clean manner to include hair, mustaches, and beards.


    High School Diploma required.

    Additional information

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    All evaluations will be conducted by the House Wellness Center.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Application Documents (attachments)
  • Resume (optional cover letter may be added to this attachment)
  • Last DD 214 (Member 4) issued
  • Civil Service Preference Letter indicating 20% or greater service connected disability rating (not required if a Purple Heart recipient)

  • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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