Job: WIC Nutritionist I

Job Title

WIC Nutritionist I

Job Category

Public Health


Wilkes County Health Department
Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697

Job Description and Requirements

Wilkes County Health Department Position Vacancy Announcement

Classification: Nutritionist I

Salary Range: Salary negotiable based on level of qualification

Closing date: Open until position until filled

Description of Duties:

Assess nutrition status, counsel based on identified needs, and determine nutrition plan of care. Make appropriate referrals and document status clients in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Conduct nutrition interview and nutrition assessments to determine eligibility. Provide individual counseling for clients addressing nutrition recommendations and breastfeeding. Occasionally provide Nutritionist coverage for community outreach or nutrition education programing in the community.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education with a Bachelors degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university. Basic knowledge of principles and practices of normal nutrition, good writing, and communication skills. Ability to speak Spanish helpful but not required.

Work Schedule:
Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and extended hours clinic 2-4 days per month with hours extending to 6:30 pm.

Employment Type

Full Time


Jerri Mayberry
Application Process:
Complete and submit State Application Form PD107 along with university or college transcripts, registration or CADE verification statement to NC Works at 103 Call Street Extension, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Job posting is also listed on Applications will also be accepted at the Wilkes County Health Department.

Questions: contact Jerri Mayberry, WIC Director at 336-667-0460

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336-667-0460 [tel]
336-667-1065 [fax]

[posted Mar 19, 2019]

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