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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/03/21

Applications Due08/21/21

Vacancy ID89558

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 1 - 22149, 45509

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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 150 Broadway

City 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 a grade 20 and eligible for transfer under section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by meeting the open competitive minimum qualifications listed below.
Provisional Candidates: 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


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 would have experience working in a community public health program and have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills. A strong command of technology solutions that support efficient program operations is preferred. 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 adults in day care.

The Public Health Nutritionist 1 (PHN1) will provide nutrition expertise and technical assistance to ensure the quality and safety of food service operations at participating organizations. On-site visits conducted by the PHN 1 will also 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 Transfer candidates will be asked to provide SSN to verify title transfer eligibility. Statewide travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation, will be 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 1.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/45509/PHN1

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/45509/PHN1 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/45509/PHN1, 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 August 21, 2021.

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