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Nutritionist III - 61007682/117721 - Richland County, SC

State of South Carolina - DHEC-PH Central Office - Richland County (Richland County, SC)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
DHEC-PH Central Office
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
 
 
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Nutritionist III - 61007682/117721

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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OPENING DATE: 08/13/21 CLOSING DATE: 09/13/21 11:59 PM
 
JOB TITLE: Nutritionist III - 61007682/117721 CLASS CODE: KB45
POSITION NUMBER: 61007682/117721 SLOT NUMBER:
 
STATE SALARY RANGE:
   $34,331.00 - $63,524.00 Annually
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $38,390.00
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $39,541.00
 
LOCATION: Richland County, South Carolina
 
JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time
 
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
 
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY):
 
AGENCY SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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Under the direct supervision of the Cooking Matters Coordinator, deliver Cooking Matters courses and other SNAP-Ed initiatives in SNAP-Ed priority counties.
 
 Conduct SNAP-Ed nutrition education initiatives for SNAP clients/eligible populations in the counties designated in the SNAP Nutrition Education Plan. Follow ServSafe® guidelines when purchasing, preparing, serving, and storing food for demonstrations and cooking classes.
 
 Assist in the development of nutrition education materials, review curriculums and other materials for use in the SNAP-Ed Program.
 
 Conduct outreach efforts in Head Start centers, community centers, churches, housing communities, food banks libraries, parks & recreation programs, and other community-based organizations (CBOs) to recruit limited resource families for the program.
 
 Achieve the number of direct contacts required in the designated counties and conduct program evaluations with participants as outlined in the SNAP Nutrition Education Plan. Complete required information for USDA, EARS, PEARS and Cooking Matters.
 
 Build and maintain relationships with community partners to advocate for policy, systems, and
 environmental strategies to guide behavior change related to obesity prevention for the target population. Other duties as assigned, including disaster preparedness and response as required.

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

State Minimum Requirements: Some positions require registration or eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association. A bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics or community nutrition and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor’s degree in any field and registration by the American Dietetics Association and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting. Some positions require registration with the American Dietetics Association and a valid license from the South Carolina Panel for Dietetics.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Agency Additional Requirements:  Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Experience in a community-based nutrition area. ServSafe® certified or become certified within six (6) months of employment.

More Information: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3192344&sharedWindow=0