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Salary: $4,274.00 - $5,611.00
Posted: 04/03/2013

Job Description:

Join Us! We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, committed nutrition professional to join the Field Services Unit team and work in the Bay Area Region. Under the supervision of the Child Nutrition Supervisor I, in the Nutrition Programs Section, Field Services Unit, the incumbent will: Monitor and complete administrative reviews of all sponsors of the National School Lunch and other food programs for compliance to state and federal regulations; conduct School Meal Initiative Reviews and nutrient analyses of meals served; educate the public, profit, and non-profit sponsors, provide technical assistance, and workshops for sponsors; prepare reports and correspondence; testify at hearings; and analyze and interpret laws, regulations, and legislation.


  • Flexible: Learns Child Nutrition Programs from others
  • Organized: Effectively prioritizes important tasks, juggling multiple priorities
  • Team Player: Support and collaborate with colleagues, staff, and other stakeholders
  • Innovative: Looks for new ways to improve current systems to maximize program integrity
  • Good Listener: Promote and integrate feedback from internal and external customers
  • Correspondent: Review, write, and approve high quality reports, memos, and sensitive documents
  • Travel: Willing to travel up to 50 percent
  • Good Communicator: Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population

** Child Nutrition Program knowledge and experience and Registered Dietitians preferred.


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). May consider Child Nutrition Assistants for recruitment purposes. 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.

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 PC# 3501 on the title section of your state application, otherwise your application may not be considered for an interview.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
CDE-Nutrition Services Division
Field Services Unit
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Susan Harrelson


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 3501 174 - 191 - 2160 -
Will also consider hiring a(n)
CHILD NUTRITION ASSISTANT $3,169.00 - $4,146.00
Location County
Bay Area Region Multiple
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/24/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Nutrition Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Susan Harrelson

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