Public Health Project Nutritionist
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this position is to assure proper implementation of nutrition services in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). This position will assure quality nutrition services for the local WIC Program, including maintaining referral resources. This position will also provide nutrition counseling and consultation, breastfeeding counseling, follow-up education for high risk clients, preparation and presentation of nutrition education materials. The work is performed under the direction of the Director/Health Officer.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or related. Must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) who is registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or who within six (6) months of hire passes the CDR examination, and is also a Certified Dietitian (CD) who is certified with the State of Wisconsin. It is recommended to have two (2) years job-related experience and/or coursework in program management and public health nutrition. WIC program experience and breastfeeding certification (IBCLC, CLE, CLC, or CBE) is desired. Coursework and/or experience in business or management background, computer word processing and spreadsheet development/maintenance and community health is desired. Ability to effectively communicate using the Spanish language a plus. Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and/or available means of transportation required.
COMPENSATION / BENEFITS:
The 2021 annual salary for this full-time, exempt position is $50,752 to $69,222 (Step 20). The expected starting annual salary is $50,752 to $57,678 (Step 4), depending upon qualifications, 80 hours bi-weekly. Trempealeau County’s compensation plan considers annual wage step increases. A comprehensive benefit package is offered to county employees including health insurance, flex spending account, dependent care reimbursement, pension plan, deferred compensation, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, cancer insurance, accident insurance and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.
All required application materials can be found at www.co.trempealeau.wi.us
A completed Trempealeau County Employment Application must be submitted (via mail, email, fax, or hand-delivered) to Human Resources by:
Open Until Filled
Trempealeau County Human Resource Department
36245 Main St., PO Box 67, Whitehall, WI 54773
Telephone: 715-538-2311 ext. 224
Email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action
Deadline Note: All required application materials can be found at www.co.trempealeau.wi.us A completed Trempealeau County Employment Application must be submitted (via mail, email, fax, or hand-delivered) to Human Resources by: Open Until Filled