About the Job

Job Title

Public Health Nutrition Consultant

Job Category

Public Health


Florida Dept. of Health, WIC Program Services
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Job Description and Requirements

The Florida WIC Program has a Public Health Nutrition Consultant position opening 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
Perform on-site monitoring of local WIC agencies
Develop and evaluate nutrition education materials for clients and training materials for nutrition staff
Assist in the development and review of policies and procedures for the Florida WIC Program.

Some overnight and statewide travel is required.

Florida licensure as a dietitian/nutritionist is required for this position. To be eligible for Florida licensure, you must have successfully completed all of the following: Obtain a minimum of a bachelors degree in nutrition/dietetics; complete a 900 hour preplanned supervised experience (like a Commission on Dietetic Registration approved dietetic internship) under a Registered Dietitian (RD) or a Florida licensed dietitian/nutritionist; and pass the RD exam. Registered Dietitians are eligible for licensure by endorsement.

Applicants must currently be a Registered Dietitian or a Florida licensed dietitian/nutritionist to be considered for this position opening. For more information and an application for Florida licensure, visit the Florida Dietetics and Nutrition Council web site http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/dietetics.

Preferred qualifications:
Registered Dietitian
Masters degree in Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition
Minimum of three years work experience in WIC and/or public health nutrition

The State of Florida offers generous benefits to state career service employees.

The Public Health Nutrition Consultant position opening is listed on the Florida People First job web site at https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-556455&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any. Apply for this position at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm. Applications must be submitted by 4/16/2012. For questions about submitting your application on-line, contact Florida People First at 1-877-562-7287.

To see other Florida WIC nutrition position openings, go to: https://jobs.myflorida.com, Click on View All Jobs. At bottom of page, under Keyword, type "nutrition" and press "Search". Click on Expand all categories. You must apply on-line for positions listed at this site.

Please contact me if you have any questions about this position.

Nancy J. Spyker, MS, RD, LD
Public Health Nutrition Program Manager
Florida Department of Health, WIC Program Services


Nancy J. Spyker, MS, RD, LD
Public Health Nutrition Program Manager
Bureau of WIC Program Services
Division of Family Health Services
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A16
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1726
Toll free in-state: 1-800-342-3556
Phone: 850-245-4202
Fax: 850-922-3936
E-mail: Nancy_Spyker@doh.state.fl.us
850-245-4202 [tel]

[posted Apr 3, 2012]

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