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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/10/23

Applications Due03/03/23

Vacancy ID123914

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 1 - 08658

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 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Chronic Disease Prevention - Bureau of Community Chronic Disease Prevention

150 Broadway

City Albany (Menands)


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 following Provisional Open Competitive minimum qualifications: 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. AND 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 progressively responsible professional work experience in a large, multi-faceted public health nutrition program and will possess excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills. The candidate will also have a strong command of public health as it relates to breastfeeding and nutrition, and the ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities. Experience working with marginalized communities specifically of color or with intersectional identities that impact health and health outcomes. Training in racial justice and health equity.

Duties Description The Public Health Nutritionist 1 (PHN1) will provide nutrition expertise for the State Physical Activity and Nutrition and the Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities initiatives. The PHN1 will play an integral role, providing subject matter expertise for the team of public health professionals who collectively address the obesity epidemic In New York State. Duties include: implement state nutrition programs and policies; supervise state and federally funded nutrition programs and contractors to ensure objectives are being met; provide nutrition training and technical assistance to local contractors and partner; provide nutrition training and technical assistance to local contractors and partners; coordinate appropriate nutrition activities for programs with related State agencies, organizations, and local agencies; perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

Permanent or provisional, full-time, appointment. Transfer candidates may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Provisional appointees will need to take the next Civil Service Public Health Nutritionist 1 (G22) examination and be eligible for immediate appointment from the resulting eligible list in order to maintain employment.

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, EGB/08658/PHN1/DCDP-BCCDP

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 EGB/08658/PHN1/DCDP-BCCDP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/08658/PHN1/DCDP-BCCDP, 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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