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NUTRITIONIST II

Nutrition Specialist (***EXTENDED***)

Recruitment #18-001272-0005

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Anne Arundel County WIC Training Center, WIC Program Division, Brooklyn Park, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will participate in the training of all new WIC staff. This includes the completion of competency checklists for all temporary staff, as well as the review and management of the competency checklists for all WIC Wise trainees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice, under the licensing requirements for Nutritionists and Dietitians.

Experience: Two years of experience providing professional nutrition or dietetic services.

Notes: 1. A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health or Nutrition from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel, as well as possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. He/she should also have prior work experience in the Maryland WIC program, in addition to prior training in public or group speaking.

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.

2. Employees in this 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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum 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. 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. 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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. 

Additional information is required, and the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax requested information only to, 410-333-5689. 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 the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division, at 410-767-1251.  

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 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service, at 1-800-735-2258. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.


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