Job: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CONSULTANT

Job Title

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CONSULTANT

Job Category

Public Health

Company

Florida Dept. of Health, WIC & Nutrition Services
Tallahassee and other locations, Florida 32399

Job Description and Requirements

Florida WIC and Nutrition Services is recruiting for a Public Health Nutrition Consultant. This position will be based at the WIC state office in beautiful Tallahassee, Florida. Consider joining our dedicated team of WIC professionals in providing WIC services in Florida!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide training, consultation, and technical assistance to local WIC agencies in the delivery of WIC nutrition services
Develop and evaluate nutrition education materials for clients and training materials for nutrition staff
Conduct on-site WIC monitoring and provide guidance for quality improvement.
Assist in the development and review of policies and procedures for the Florida WIC Program.

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 bachelors degree in nutrition, complete a 900 hour preplanned supervised experience (like a CDR approved dietetic internship) under an RD or FL LD, and pass the RD exam. Registered Dietitians are eligible for licensure by endorsement.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition
A minimum of three years work experience in public health nutrition

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
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, nine paid holidays, reduced cost health and life insurance, and employer paid retirement benefits.

Some overnight and statewide travel is required.

Bilingual skills in English/Spanish or Haitian Creole/English are desirable.

The advertisement for this position can be found at the Florida People First website at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-PUBLIC-HEALTH-NUTRITION-CONSULTANT-64027725-FL-32399/474913700/

You must apply on-line for the Public Health Nutrition Consultant position and all other positions listed at this site.

You are able to submit your application at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm. Call toll-free 877-562-7287 if you have any questions about applying at this website. This web site is updated frequently with new position openings. Please pay careful attention to the closing date listed, as applications will not be considered if they are received beyond the closing date listed on the job advertisement.


For information about this position and additional public health nutrition positions in other areas of the state: Contact Vanessa LeMire, MS, RD/N, LD, Public Health Nutrition Consultant.

Employment Type

Full Time

Contact

Vanessa LeMire, MS, RD, LD/N
Florida Department of Health, WIC and Nutrition Services
Bin A16, 4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1726
850-245-4202 [tel]
850-922-3936 [fax]
Vanessa.LeMire@flhealth.gov

[posted May 24, 2018]

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