$41,623.92 - $49,500.05 Annually
City of Pasadena, CA
Closing: 12/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
The City of Pasadena's Public Health Department is seeking a Senior Nutrition Aide to serve the community through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program. This position provides nutrition education and assistance to qualifying participants. This work includes interviewing and/or assessing women, infants and children to determine eligibility and assess nutritional status, conducting individual and/or group education and breastfeeding support as well as performs a variety of related duties as assigned. This is a full-time limited term, grant funded position.
The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and initiative, in addition to a WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) certificate.
About the Department/Position
The City of Pasadena has had its own Public Health Department for over 125 years. Many Public Health positions are funded through external grants with various time durations. We have been fortunate to sustain most of our positions over many years through success and growth and we have many opportunities for our employees. Therefore, though this position is "limited term, grant funded" this does not necessarily mean that the position is likely to be discontinued or lost in the near future. We are excited about serving our community and we hope you are too. Come join our team and grow with us!
The major responsibilities of this position are listed below. For more detailed information, please review the job description.
The following list represents the core competencies needed for success in this position.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The selection process will consist of a training and experience evaluation, interview panel, and department-level interviews.
There are currently two vacancies in the WIC Program of the Public Health Department. The resulting eligibility list from this recruitment may be used to fill these vacancies and similar vacancies in the future.
Candidates selected for this position are subject to a one year probationary work period.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is highly desired.
WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) certificate is required.
Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver's license, access to a car and proof of automobile insurance to travel to different work sites in the city is required.
More Information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pasadena?page=3