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EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  CHILD NUTRITION ASSISTANT
Salary: $18.28 - $23.92
Posted: 02/06/2013

Job Description:

The Nutrition Services Division is looking for a dynamic, energetic, and committed nutrition professional to join the Education and Nutrition Policy Support Unit (ENPSU). As a member of the ENPSU team, you will provide assistance with coordination of grant programs and coordination of professional development trainings. The Child Nutrition Assistant (CNA) will assist with research, draft promotional materials and educational resource documents. The CNA will do a considerable amount of communicating with grantees, departmental units and other organizations relating to nutrition and training resources.

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Flexible: Flexible Open to learning about the Child Nutrition Programs and develop an understanding of federal requirements; willing to learn from others.
  • Team Player: Collaborates with colleagues, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Good Communicator: Reviews and develops high quality reports, memos, and sensitive documents.
  • Travel: Willing to travel up to 20 percent.

A current Registered Dietitian Certificate from the Commission on Dietetic Registration is recommended.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE CNA-PI/ENPU ON THE TITLE SECTION OF YOUR STATE APPLICATION, OTHERWISE YOUR APPLICATION MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Education and Nutrition Policy Support Unit
CDE-Nutrition Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Jennifer Esparza
916-323-6051

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: February 27, 2013



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC TBA 174 - 190 - 2159 -
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/27/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Nutrition Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Jennifer Esparza
916-323-6051

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