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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/09/21

Applications Due11/24/21

Vacancy ID94014

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 1 - 45414

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $73863 to $93519 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 Division of Nutrition, Bureau of Child & Adult Care Food Programs

150 Broadway, Riverview Center

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 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. A strong command of technology solutions that support efficient program operations is preferred. The ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities is strongly preferred.

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

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. The PHN 1 will also conduct on-site visits to monitor and evaluate fiscal and administrative integrity of programs, and ensure compliance with State and federal regulations. Responsibilities of the PHN 1 will also include reviewing and recommending application approvals; providing training related to menu planning and food service operations; and maintaining required records consistent with CACFP regulations.

Additional Comments Permanent, contingent permanent, or provisional, full-time. Travel to areas not served by public transportation is required (25%). Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, AJR/PHN1/45414/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 ApplyingSubmit resume, cover letter, and a copy of your CDR RD or RDN license, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code AJR/PHN1/45414/DON included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/PHN1/45414/DON, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in a delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until 11/24/2021.

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