Would you like to be sure that California’s children receive nutritious meals every day? Do you like a challenge, crave variety, and enjoy helping people? Are you a team player looking for the right team? Join us!
The Nutrition Services Division helps local agencies meet the nutritional needs of children in preschool through grade 12. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Unit administers the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. We are looking for an experienced analyst who enjoys working with agencies at the local level and is committed to providing great customer service.
Review and be familiar with laws, regulations, and policies affecting child nutrition programs
Review and approve applications for participation in the CACFP
Conduct preapproval visits to new agencies
Develop program administration policies, operational guidance, and training materials
Evaluate and approve sponsor administrative budgets, quarterly reports, and budget revisions
Independently prepare letters, management bulletins, memos, and technical assistance materials
Ability and willingness to work in a self-directed work team and support a team environment
Experience working in the Microsoft Office Suite
Ability and willingness to openly communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability and willingness to be flexible and work with changing work priorities
Experience with public speaking in both training settings and presentations
Travel up to 10 percent as necessary
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 CACFP SSA-PI 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:
CDE-Nutrition Services Division
Child & Adult Care Food Program Unit
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Robin Kraus
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: March 18, 2013
174 - 190 - 5157 -
Final Filing Date:
Nutrition Services Division 1430 N Street, Suite 4503 Sacramento, CA 95814
Laurie Pennings 916-324-7133
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