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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/03/21

Applications Due09/27/21

Vacancy ID90824

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 2 -22303

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 295 Main Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Public Health Nutritionist 2 (G24); OR New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent- permanent competitive service in the Public Health Nutritionist 1, G-22 title, and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience and a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Candidates with experience in developing and overseeing training for both professional and low-income audiences are preferred. Excellent writing, verbal, organization and interpersonal skills are desired. Possess proficiency with MS Office and familiar with working with large program information systems.

Duties Description The Public Health Nutritionist 2 (PHN2) will provide oversight of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program in the 17 County Western Region. Conducts contract management to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. Conducts quality control reviews to ensure consistency and quality are being maintained. Analyze and review WIC Program Data and operational statistics to determine agency services align with policy, procedure and strategic program initiatives. Provides expert technical assistance to WIC Local Agency and Sponsoring Agency staff. Prepares reports, correspondence and other documents relation to program functions. Assists with developing nutrition program policies, procedures, work plans and training materials in compliance with the regulations. This position provides supervision and leadership to a team of staff working in the Western Regional office.
The PHN 2 will provide oversight to staff responsible for interpreting federal regulations governing the WIC program; developing and revising associated program policies and procedures; assessing and monitoring program participation; analyzing reports and other data sources; leading outreach efforts and providing oversight for enrollment and retention strategies for WIC eligible participants, including associated contract management; assisting to meet the goals set forth in the annual NYS WIC State Plan; and participating in long and short term program planning for NYWIC. The incumbent will supervise Public Health Nutritionists, Health Program Administrators, and temporary staff. "

Additional Comments Full time, permanent appointment. Occasional statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required. Current registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) as defined above must be maintained for continued employment as a Public Health Nutritionist.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management; JB/22303/PHN2

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JB/22303/PHN2 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/22303/PHN2, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until September 27, 2021.

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