Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/22/21
Applications Due: 11/06/21
Vacancy ID: 93249

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDietitian 2, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Rockland

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

145 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Appointment:
Candidates must have permanent service as a Dietitian 2, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer;
OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of this position are eligible to apply.

List Appointment:
Candidates must be reachable foe appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;

Temporary Appointment:
Dietitian 2 is a continuous recruitment examination. Candidates who are not on the eligible list may apply for this position and if appointed, will receive a temporary appointment. Candidates who are not currently on the eligible list must apply for this examination with the Department of Civil Service by filling out a NYS-App application ( and submitting it to the Department of Civil Service.

Candidates appointed temporary must receive a score that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who are found not qualified or who do not receive a reachable score may not be retained

Minimum qualifications for Dietitian 2 are:
1. Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a Registered Dietitian (RD). You must indicate your RD registration number on your application.


2. New York State Education Department (NYSED) certification in dietetics-nutrition
AND have completed a minimum of an additional 400 hours* of supervised dietetics practice under the supervision of a RD. You must indicate your NYSED certification in dietetics-nutrition number on your application.

* If you are qualifying under #2, the additional 400 hours required is in addition to the 800 hours of supervised dietetics practice under the supervision of an RD required for NYSED certification. On your application you must provide the name of the institution where you obtained the additional hours; the name of your supervisor; and your supervisor's qualifications.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill one permanent Dietitian 2 , Grade 18, position at the Cook Chill Production Center (CCPC) located in Orangeburg, New York. CCPC produces wholesome food that meets the nutritional and budgetary needs of its customers, which include OMH facilities, other state and government facilities, and non-profit agencies. Cook Chill is a facility which prepares large quantities of food with an extended shelf life.

Duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Administer preoperational and operational sanitation inspections to ensure
compliance with State and Federal standards.
• Supervise food production staff in a large-scale production kitchen. Perform a full range of supervisory duties including time and attendance, performance evaluations, personnel record preparation, and overtime issues.
• Request supplies, materials and equipment related to food production activities.
• Conduct inspections of food preparation area to ensure compliance with State and Federal standards and to identify safety hazards.
• Develop new recipes and new products.
• Participate in the process of hiring new staff.
• Plan and conduct in-service training activities.
• Oversee the standardization of recipes.
• Assist in the development of a quality assurance program for the Cook Chill Program.

Additional Comments Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Appointment to this position is contingent upon Division of Budget approval to fill.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a particular focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived experience are encouraged to apply. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Effective December 10, 2021, OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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

Contact Information

Name Janelle Zamierowski


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #93249 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.