PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST

  • City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Jul 01, 2019
Full Time Nutrition and Food Services Public Health
  • Salary: $1,958.56 - $3,423.76 Biweekly

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, on June 28, 2019 through 4:30 p.m., September 27, 2019. EXTENDED



EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Under general supervision, develops, implements, and coordinates nutrition services provided to participants in public health nutrition programs; develops and implements programs designed to improve nutrition of patients through changed dietary practices in the Women, Infants and Children's Program; provides nutrition assessments, food and diet information, and breastfeeding education and support to the public by means of class sessions and individual counseling; consults with Health Department staff on specific food and nutrition problems; visits neighborhood facility centers to provide training and counseling on a decentralized basis; develops educational materials and protocols for nutrition program participants; conducts training for department staff, and community organizations; develops high risk nutrition intervention plans and documents in the Management Information System (MIS); prepares or assembles written and/or audiovisual material as aids in training and counseling sessions; determines individual and group nutrition practices by determining cultural preferences and dietary patterns; conducts studies and surveys of nutrient consumption, nutrition assessment and education, and other factors affecting nutrition practice; may conduct scheduled participant file audits as part of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program; may coordinate programs with community organizations and others in the Health Department to provide nutrition expertise; may act in lead/supervisory capacity; performs other related duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

Applicants must meet the following requirements listed below:
  • Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field (proof required) *.
AND
  • Current status as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (proof required*) or eligible to take and pass the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam within the 6-month probationary period (proof required) *.

Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and/or other information systems.
  • Willingness to work evenings or weekends as required.
  • A valid driver's license and DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection.
*Required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual skills (Spanish). Knowledge of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.


SELECTION PROCEDURE

EXAMINATION WEIGHTS:
Application Packet........................................................................................ Qualifying
This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's Credit first and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists may be established periodically.

If you do not receive notification after two weeks of recruitment closing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.





J.O.B. G21AN-19PHN-MM 07/03/2019
Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2019 4:30 PM Pacific