NOTE: This recruitment has been reposted with revised required qualifications to invite additional applicants to apply. Applicant review will be on-going. Applicants who applied prior to October 10, 2017, NEED NOT REAPPLY.
Health Services Consultant 3 – Local Program Consultant
About the Position and Office of Nutrition Services
As a member of the Local Program Operations Unit, the Local Program Consultant helps assure that quality nutrition services are provided to eligible participants according to program requirements. The purpose of this position is to provide professional level consultation and assistance to local WIC contractors on outreach, budgets, quality service delivery, and program development and evaluation. This position also participates in state level WIC outreach work and may be a liaison to the vendor management team.
This position supports the Division of Prevention and Community Health and DOH by collaborating with partners to enhance the health of individuals, families, and communities. We work to prevent disease and promote a healthy start, healthy choices, and access to services. The Office of Nutrition Services works to improve the life-long nutrition and health of low-income individuals and families through nutrition and active living education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and access to healthy foods. This HSC 3 position ties directly into the DOH mission through its work with our most vulnerable populations, those eligible for the Washington State Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, by providing support and professional consultation to local WIC contractors as they promote and support healthy nutrition and active lifestyles.
This is a full-time permanent Health Services Consultant 3 (HSC 3) position within the Division of Prevention and Community Health – Office of Nutrition Services, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program. This recruitment may be used to fill other HSC 3 positions within the section.
To learn more about Office of Nutrition Services (ONS), visit http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandServices/PreventionandCommunityHealth/OfficeofNutritionServices.
To learn more about the WIC Nutrition Program, visit http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/WIC.