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Dietitian/Nutritionist 1 – Columbus

Dietitian/Nutritionist 1
Full-Time Unclassified Position

POSTING DATE: February 21, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Pay grade: H District Entry/Hiring Salary: $30,708.72/year
Maximum Hiring Salary: $33,779.52/year
Salary is based on education and experience.

LOCATION: District WIC, Columbus Department of Public Health
2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor HHS Center

DUTIES: Provide nutrition services to clients in the WIC Program as assigned. Ensure availability of quality nutrition services to target populations, including nutritional risk screenings, assessments, individual counseling and follow-up, as well as group nutrition education classes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, foods and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NOTE: According to Georgia Public Health WIC Program Guidelines, candidates without a verification statement, who can comply with the following requirements, may be eligible for consideration in this position:

*Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a nutrition field from an ACEND accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) but did not earn a verification statement. A letter from the DPD program director stating the individual successfully completed the program but did not earn a verification statement can serve as coursework verification OR Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition from an accredited college or university that meets specific coursework criteria. Criteria can be reviewed and verified using Non-DPD required coursework reference.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• Reference Checks

All Applicants Must Apply At: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH”, then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.