Main Purpose of Job
A Nutritionist I is the intermediate level of licensed work providing nutrition services to clients in a public health or community setting. The main purpose of this position is to protect and promote the health of families in the community by planning, directing, implementing, and evaluating WIC and nutrition services to all eligible participants. This position provides nutrition services and support to WIC and Wellness Programs at the Queen Anne's County Department of Health.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice under the licensing requirements for Nutritionists and Dietitians.
Experience: One year of experience providing professional nutrition or dietetic services.
1. A Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Community Health or Nutrition may be substituted for the required experience.
2.Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Dietitian and Nutritionist classification or Dietitian and Nutritionist specialty codes in the Dietitian field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Dietitian/Nutritionist from the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice, 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215 prior to permanent appointment. A copy of license must be attached to your application.
2. Employees in the classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable.For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date.Information submitted after this date will not be added.Candidates may remain on thecertified eligible list for a period of at least one year.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online,the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-###-####. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact theMDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-###-####.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-###-#### or ...@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-###-#### or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-###-####.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employeewho has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the States diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.