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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/29/22

Applications Due08/11/22

Vacancy ID109541

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 1 - 45554

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $75340 to $95392 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 Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition - Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Programs

150 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Public Health Nutritionist 1; OR New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at or above Grade 20 and eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by meeting the Open Competitive minimum qualifications listed below.

Public Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications (Provisional Opportunity):

A. You must be a Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) currently registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


B. you must have two years of full-time professional experience, after successful completion of the Registration Examination for Dietitians, in the field of nutrition or dietetics.

Substitution: A Master's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Health, Public Health, Public Administration, Health (Care/Services) Administration, Nutrition Education, Health Education, Community Health, Health Care Policy and Management, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work/Social Welfare, Human and Social Services, Early Childhood Education, or Public Policy may be substituted for one year of experience."

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience working in a community public health program and have excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills. The ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities is required.

Duties Description "The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally funded public health nutrition program which provides reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks served to children in family day care homes, day care centers, emergency shelters, afterschool programs and other settings.

The Public Health Nutritionist (PHN) 1 will provide nutrition expertise and technical assistance to ensure the quality and safety of food service operations at participating organizations. The PHN 1 will conduct onsite visits to monitor and evaluate fiscal and administrative integrity and ensure compliance with State and federal regulations. Responsibilities of the PHN 1 include reviewing and recommending approval of applications and providing training related to menu planning, food service operations, and maintaining required records consistent with CACFP regulations."

Additional Comments "Permanent or provisional, full-time, appointment. Travel to areas not served by public transportation is required (20%). Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Provisional opportunities are pending canvass outcome.

Candidates, please provide your Commission on Dietetic Registration certification number on your cover letter or resume, or a copy of your certification card, with your application."

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN1/45554/DON

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 ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/PHN1/45554/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN1/45554/DON, 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.

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