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Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist 1, 2, or 3 (Sumter County)

POSTING DATE: JANUARY 19, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Full-Time, Unclassified Position

SALARY: See Position Description

LOCATION: Sumter County Health Department, WIC, 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 housed in Sumter County. *Will be required to travel to the surrounding 16 counties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Nutritionist/Dietitian 1 – (Hire-in salary – $41,064.48)
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.

Nutritionist/Dietitian 2 – (Hire-in salary – $45,170.93)
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 AND Two years of experience providing nutrition care to groups and individuals.

Nutritionist/Dietitian 3 – (Hire-in salary – $51,946.80)
Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university from an Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics accredited program AND One year of experience as a dietitian/nutritionist AND registration as a Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration AND licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.

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.

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.

Benefits for Full-Time Eligible Employees:

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Leave Package
  • Employees Retirement System
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Specified Illness
  • Deferred Compensation (401K & 457 Plans)
  • Atlanta Postal Credit Union

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