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Position: Nutritionist III/WIC Director
Location: Haywood County Health Department
Salary Range: $35,086 - $52,628
Pay Grade: 68
Date Available: Immediately
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Description of Duties: Work includes developing program goals and plans for nutrition services, and evaluating program services in compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local standards, policies and requirements for nutrition and WIC (Woman, Infants and Children) Programs.  The position provides nutrition counseling for financially eligible patients.  Employee reports directly to the Health Director.

Examples of Duties:§ Manage WIC Program - involves program planning, budget preparation and monitoring, personnel functions, and supervising nutrition and support staff.§ Nutrition counseling includes counseling high-risk patients referred from health department programs and indigent patients from local community physicians.

§ Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition, public health nutrition or dietetics, and two years of nutrition experience plus ADA Commission on Dietetics Registration eligibility; or a master’s degree in nutrition or public health nutrition and one year of nutrition experience plus ADA Commission on Dietetics Registration eligibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  WIC Program experience is highly desirable.  The Medical Nutrition Therapy Program requires a registered dietitian (or registry eligible) to provide nutrition counseling services.  Registered Dietician preferred.

Application Process: State application (PD 107) must be submitted to:Haywood County Health Department
Attn: Carmine Rocco, Health Director
2177 Asheville Road
Waynesville, NC  28786 College transcript (and graduate studies, if applicable) must accompany your application.

Selection process will be by structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to the interview.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Susan Layton
Haywood County Human Resources Director
215 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Telephone: (828) 452-6764
Internal Extension: 2620
FAX: (828) 452-6636