About the Job

Job Title

Public Health Nutrition Consultant and other

Job Category

Public Health


Florida Dept. of Health, Bureau of WIC Program Services
Florida locations, Florida 32399

Job Description and Requirements

Florida WIC Program Services is recruiting for a number of WIC nutrition positions throughout Florida, including a Public Health Nutrition Consultant at the WIC state office in Tallahassee, Florida, and Public Health Nutritionist positions and Nutrition Educator positions at various locations in the state. Consider joining our dedicated team of WIC professionals in providing WIC services in Florida!

For Nutritionist positions: FLORIDA LICENSURE AS A DIETITIAN/NUTRITIONIST IS REQUIRED. To be eligible for Florida licensure as a licensed dietitian/nutritionist, you must obtain a minimum of a bachelor's degree in nutrition, complete a 900 hour preplanned supervised experience under an RD or Florida licensed dietitian/nutritionist, and pass the RD exam. Registered Dietitians are eligible for licensure by endorsement.

Nutrition educators are required to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in nutrition but are not required to be licensed.

Previous WIC experience is desirable.
Bilingual staff are needed in some locations in the state.

*Knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition or dietetics as it relates to growth, development, health and disease
*Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques
*Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
*Skill in the use of computers and standard software programs
*Ability to work as a team member
*Committed to the improving the health of women, children, and families
*Have a customer-focused philosophy

The State of Florida offers generous benefits to state career service employees, including annual leave, sick leave, paid holidays, reduced cost health insurance, and employer paid retirement benefits.

Some overnight and statewide travel may be required for some positions.

The position is listed at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job. Enter nutrition in Key word and press enter. You may apply directly for positions that are listed. Call toll-free 877-562-7287 if you have any questions about applying at this website.

For information about this position, contact: Melissa Salmon-Heil, RD, LD/N, IBCLC, RLC, Public Health Nutrition Consultant and State Breastfeeding Coordinator.


Melissa Salmon-Heil, RD, LD/N, IBCLC, RLC
Florida Department of Health, Bureau of WIC Program Services
Bin A16, 4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1726
850-245-4202 [tel]
850-922-3936 [fax]

[posted Oct 2, 2017]

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