Job: Public Health Nutritionist
Public Health Nutritionist
Fairfield, California 94533
Job Description and Requirements
As a Public Health Nutritionist, you will work towards reducing chronic disease by increasing access and consumption of healthy foods/beverages, improving physical activity opportunities and linkages to critical community resources. You will do this through education to help families and individuals eat well, be active and stay healthy. You will also work on policy, systems and environmental changes to create a healthier community.
Public Health Nutritionists provide nutritional consultative services with clients; plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate a program of nutrition education services for a target population. Public Health Nutritionists are responsible for providing direct nutrition services for Public Health clients participating in various programs. Public Health Nutritionists initially work under general supervision, progressing to direction as the employee becomes able to independently formulate nutrition education plans, consulting with medical providers and developing strategies for reaching a high-risk population.
Experience: One year of public health nutrition assessment and counseling as a nutritionist in a public agency.
Education: A Bachelorâs degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in nutrition, dietetics or a closely related field. Successful completion of an American Dietetic Association accredited internship. A Masterâs degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field is desirable.
â¢Incumbents must be Registered Dietitian Eligible and must obtain certification as a Registered Dietitian issued by the American Dietetic Association as a condition of passing probation.
â¢Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting.
â¢Possession of or ability to obtain a California Class C driver's license may be required.
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05/24/19 at 5 pm- Deadline to submit application and any required documents.
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply.
To view the full job description please visit:
Solano County Recruitment
675 Texas Street, Suite 1800
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 784-6309 [tel]
[posted May 6, 2019]
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