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Nutritionist III - 61010292/116844 - Richland County, SC

State of South Carolina - DHEC-PH Central Office - Richland County, SC (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 - 61010292/116844

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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OPENING DATE: 07/26/21 CLOSING DATE: 08/27/21 11:59 PM
 
JOB TITLE: Nutritionist III - 61010292/116844 CLASS CODE: KB45
POSITION NUMBER: 61010292 SLOT NUMBER:
 
STATE SALARY RANGE:
   $34,331.00 - $63,524.00 Annually
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $38,390
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $40,727
 
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:

 

 

Careers at DHEC: Workthat makes a difference!

 Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service

Under the supervision of the Nutrition Education Specialist Coordinator, serve as the Cooking Matters Coordinator. Provide technical assistance to SNAP-Ed staff and community partners on conducting Cooking Matters programs. Deliver Cooking Matters courses and other SNAP-Ed initiatives in SNAP-Ed priority counties.
 
Conduct Cooking Matters Classes in SNAP-Ed priority counties. Follow ServSafe® guidelines when purchasing, preparing, serving, and storing food for demonstrations and cooking classes. Conduct Tiny Taste See How We Grow, Taking Charge in Meadowland and Farmers Market demonstrations in SNAP-Ed priority counties.
 
Serve as Cooking Matters Coordinator. Provide technical assistance to SNAP-Ed staff teaching Cooking Matters courses, and coordinate Cooking Matters courses with community partners and SNAP-Ed staff. Identify and promote partnerships with community- based organizations to identify new sites for Cooking Matters courses. Complete required information for SNAP-Ed Program requirements.
 
Build and maintain relationships with community partners to advocate for policy, systems and environmental approaches to guide behavior changes 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: A Bachelor’s degree in home economics, home economics education, human ecology, family and child development, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, foods and nutrition or institutional management, public health, health education, health promotion, or health science.
 
Basic level of knowledge of foods, nutrition and the ability to provide health promotion and disease prevention nutrition and physical activity information to healthy children and adults. Basic level of skill in meal planning, food purchasing, food preparation, and budgeting to use in providing nutrition information to clients. Good written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively deliver nutrition and lifestyle information in a group setting. Must have the ability to communicate and work with clients from diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

 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:

 

 Supervisory experience and experience in a community-based nutrition area.

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