POSTING DATE: APRIL 1, 2022
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED
This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
Full-Time, Unclassified Position
Salary is based on qualifications
LOCATION: Sumter County Health Department, 1601 North MLK Jr. Blvd., Ste. 100, Americus, GA 31719
DUTIES: Under supervision, provide nutrition services to clients in the WIC Program as assigned. Complete nutrition screening, assessment, and education for eligible WIC clients. This position is housed in Columbus. *Will be required to travel to the surrounding 16 counties as assigned.
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 & Dietetics.
Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition from an accredited college or university that meets specific coursework criteria.
All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.
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.
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