San Joaquin County
Stockton, California 95202
Job Description and Requirements
Annual Base Salary: $80,642-$98,051
The Public Health Services Department is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent leadership and management abilities to oversee the Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) program of San Joaquin County. This position will manage and coordinate the activities of the WIC program, and will directly supervise a staff of professional nutritionists, certified para-professionals, and clerical staff.
The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, and knowledge and experience as a public health nutritionist and supervi-sor, State WIC program regulations, human nutrition and its relation to health and disease in pregnant women and infants, the different aspects of public health nutrition, and management and public relations strategies.
San Joaquin County Public Health Services is located in Stockton, CA and is a division of the Health Care Services Department. Public Health Services offers innovative, quality health services to the residents of San Joaquin County. The staff of over 200 professionals serve a diverse community with a population of over 700,000 with respect by acknowledging and supporting diversity, and have a strong tradition of community partnership and leadership in health promotion.
A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in foods and nutrition, public health, pubLic or business administration or a closely related field.
Three years as a professional nutritionist in a public health agency, at least one year of which was in a supervisory capacity.
LICENSE and CERTIFICATE
Possession of a valid California driver's license and certification as a Registered Dietitian in the State of California.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION
The competitive process includes submittal of a completed San Joaquin County Employment Application and supplemental questionnaire. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an oral examination interview which may include a practical exercise. The top-scoring candidates will be referred to the department for a hiring interview. To apply, a completed application and supplemental questionnaire must be post-marked or received on-line by the final filing deadline. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application package.
Final Filing Date: February 24, 2017
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N San Joaquin St, Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202
[posted Jan 30, 2017]
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