4555 – Nutritional Services Coordinator
Starting Range: $18.78/hr
This grant-funded position is in the Health Department.
Salary Grade: 42
Coordinates community nutrition services at several assigned nutrition offices, to include implementing and monitoring unit policies and procedures to fulfill all contract obligations for the delivery of government funded nutrition services. Develops, implements and evaluates nutritional case management and educational programs to meet client needs, program goals and contract requirements. Provides working-level supervision over Community Nutrition Specialists, Public Health Aides and support staff engaged in the provision of nutrition services to the community.
High School Diploma or GED (required for certification in capillary finger punctures) and completion of a college level course in nutrition from an accredited college or university plus three years of experience in the field of nutrition, health, health education or social services, including one year of experience working with federal or public health programs.
(Additional education from an accredited college or university as determined by appointing authority may substitute for up to one year of the general experience.)
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
Preferred Qualifications (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):
- Minimum of six (6) months WIC/Food Plus or maternal-child health experience.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of nutrition, nursing or public health.
- Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
- Minimum of six (6) months experience preparing statistical, operational and other specialized reports.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.
Licenses and Certificates: County-provided certification in capillary finger punctures and hemoglobin screening is required of all positions. Some positions may require registration as a Dietitian (RD) by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at the time of appointment or prior to completion of initial probation. Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services' review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
Special Notice Items: Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a high risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. In accordance with OSHA and Pima County guidelines Tuberculin (TB) screening, Hepatitis B vaccinations and safety training and equipment will be provided. Employee must provide own transportation between facility locations. All positions require competence using the Women Infant and Children (WIC) automation system within six months of appointment due to state and federal regulations, policies, procedures and contract requirements for WIC. Failure to acquire/demonstrate the required competence within six months of appointment shall be grounds for termination. Some positions may require bilingual abilities in English and a second language, as determined by the department. The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: Lift and carry up to fifty pounds; work in extremes of heat, moisture and humidity; properly wear required safety clothing and equipment.
CLOSING DATE: Friday, 08/23/2019 11:59 pm Arizona Time
When applying to this position, please note the Job Number is 2019-00937.
About this company
The Human Resources Department partners with clients to recruit and retain a highly committed, highly competent, and results-oriented workforce by leading Pima County in the acquisition, maintenance, development and measurement of its human assets and by providing various employment-related services and activities. Services include: Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, E-Verify®, Personnel Records, Employment Rights, ADA Administration, FMLA Administration, Employee Benefits and Wellness, Management Training, Performance Management, HIPAA / Privacy Practices and Federal, State and local labor reporting.
Location/Region: Tucson, AZ