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PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST II - IV

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1173733
Keywords: nutrition

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Health, Family Health Services Division.
 
The position is located on the Island of   MAUI, (Wailuku/Kahului).
 
Salary: 
$3,774 - $4,591 (SR-18) per month
$4,079 - $4,968 (SR-20) per month
$4,413 - $6,535 (SR-22) per month
(subject to pay reductions as negotiated in collective bargaining), salary commensurate w/ training and experience.

 
If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, please contact Jon Nishihara at (808) 586-4793
 
The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this civil service recruitment to the Department of Health.

Duties Summary

Delegated, civil service appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to plan, direct, monitor, evaluate, administer and supervise clinic operations in accordance with established Federal and State rules and regulations within an assigned geographic area.  This position is responsible for the supervision and training of Public Health Nutritionists, Nutrition Assistants and Aides and Office Assistants.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

EDUCATION:  For level II:  A bachelor's degree with a major in food and nutritional science, community nutrition or clinical and community dietetics, from an accredited college or university in a curriculum including field work or internship which would render the graduate eligible to take the American Dietetic Association registration examination.
 
For level III & IV:  A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public health nutrition, or in applied human nutrition with course work in public or community health (biostatistics, epidemiology, health administration and health planning), and eligibility for registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: 
 
For level II & III:  None.
 
For level IV:  Must have had one (1) year of Specialized Experience described as progressively responsible professional nutrition experience in a public health program, agency, or setting which involved:  1) assessing needs, planning and evaluating nutrition services, educating the public in the promotion of positive health through good nutrition, prevention of chronic disease and rehabilitation of the sick, individually or in groups, conducting in-service education or workshops for professionals and para-professionals; or 2) working as a nutrition consultant to other professionally trained individuals such as physicians, nurses, social workers and teachers.
 
SUBSTITUTION:     The education requirement for Public Health Nutritionist III & IV will be deemed to have been met by an applicant possessing a bachelor's degree with a major in food and nutritional science, community nutrition, or clinical and community dietetics, from an accredited college or university in a curriculum including field work or internship which would render the graduate eligible to take the American Dietetic Association registration examination; and an additional one and one-half (1-½) years of Specialized Experience as described above.
 
Who May Apply 
 
LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:     The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the Unites States.

Other Information

For more information, please visit: 
 
http://health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-opportunities/.
 
Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.
 
Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:  
Jon Nishihara at (808) 586-4793.