Public Health Nutrition Consultant III - Department of Public Health - Sacramento, CA

22 Dec 2014 8:36 PM | Anonymous
Public Health Nutrition Consultant III - Sacramento, CA

Job Description:

The Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB) is currently seeking to fill one Public Health Nutrition Consultant III (Specialist) (PHNC III Sp) in the Training Development and Support (TDAS) Section. The PHNC III Specialist is responsible for a full range of advanced professional, public health nutrition, and administrative services related to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of major statewide training programs, initiatives and policy development that support community-based and public health approaches to improve food insecurity and nutrition and health disparities of eligible low-income Californians through community engagement. The PHNC III Specialist works in collaboration with cross-sectional teams within NEOPB to drive State-level nutrition education and obesity prevention interventions and evaluation of program impacts in accordance to state and federal funding requirements. The PHNC III Specialist provides public health nutrition training and evaluation through technical assistance to local health departments, and local implementing agencies in a manner that is consistent with NEOPB program goals, policy, and quality assurance standards, develops public health nutrition-related training and content to presentations resulting from coordination with program partners at both the state and local level, provides training expertise, consultation and support to NEOPB staff, and assists leadership with planning and implementation of obesity prevention strategies and activities. The PHNC III Specialist participates in the coordination and content development of state sponsored conferences, stakeholder forums, and meetings with state and local partners. 

A detailed duty statement is available upon request by email. Please reference the position number. 


The Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch is currently looking for individuals who have qualifications in following areas:
• Health education approaches 
• Technical assistance and training experience 
• Written and verbal communication experience 
• Public health and/or nutrition related degree 


Applications will be accepted from persons with eligibility to the class of PHNC III (Specialist). Applications will be screened and the most qualified applicants will be interviewed. Promotional and transfer candidates must provide eligibility information with application materials. Applicants currently on SROA lists or employed by a surplus department are encouraged to apply. Surplus candidates must attach a copy of their letter. All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility (i.e., SROA, surplus, reemployment, reinstatement, transfer, list eligibility or Training and Development Assignment) on the state application. 


Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following: 
• A completed Standard State Application (STD 678)* with original signature 
• Statement of Qualifications 
• Valid Certificate of Registered Dietician 


The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must respond to the statement below in two pages or less: 

1. Describe how your educational background, training and/or experience relates to the: 
a. essential functions of this position as described in the duty statement, and 
b. the desirable qualifications as listed 
i. Note: you do not need to write to all of the items listed but should select items that best represents how you possess desirable qualifications for this position. 

Your SOQ will be considered the first interview for this position. If your qualifications are competitive, you will be invited to come in for an on-site interview. When completing the SOQ give specific examples, and explain your answers thoroughly. Please include: (1) places of employment, (2) pertinent dates, (3) duties performed, etc. when responding. 

Please Note: A notation or reference to other materials such as resumes or the applications will not be considered as responses to the SOQ. Incomplete or missing responses to the information requested may negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications. Responses should be no longer than two (2) pages. 

*A completed application includes the Position Title, Position Number, and your basis of eligibility (list, transfer, surplus, SROA, reinstatement). Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application packages) may be eliminated from the selection process. Candidates applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications for the classification per the CCR Rule 250. You may be required to provide copies of your college transcripts or a copy of your college diploma if applicable. All employment offers are contingent upon HRB approval. 

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. 

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Public Health Nutrition Consultant III (Specialist) 580 - 310 - 2166 - X58
Location County
Downtown Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
01/06/2015 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
P.O. Box 997377, MS 7204
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Fam Saefong
(916) 449-5396

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