Under direction assesses nutritional needs of individuals and groups within a target population and provides direct nutrition care and nutrition education to members of the target population; does other related duties as required. NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Home Economics with an emphasis on nutrition, Food and Nutrition, Community Dietetics, or Dietetics. NOTE: Applicants who possess either a Master's degree in any areas listed above or possess a current and valid Certification as a Registered Dietitian issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are considered to have met the education requirements.
EXPERIENCE:Three (3) years of recent, relevant experience working with the elderly a food or nutrition-related capacity. Possession of a Master’s degree in foods, nutrition or institutional management may be substituted for one year of work experience.
Why Work Here?Atlantic County Government is comprised of a professional staff diligently providing resources in an ethical and fair manner to all residents and businesses in the region. County government is the ideal workplace to support the livelihood of residents and businesses. Employees treasure the importance of serving the diverse population of the County and local industries. A broad range of services are managed by County departments and constitutional offices. These services encompass dozens of job titles with different requirements that provide opportunities to job seekers of all skill sets, levels of experience, and education. A valued characteristic of Atlantic County Government is the diverse workforce.
County government is the ideal workplace to support the livelihood of residents and businesses.