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Nutrition Technician - WIC

Company: Oakland County Michigan
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Salary $36,509.98 - $48,915.88 AnnuallyLocation Any Department within Oakland County, MIJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentHealth/W.I.C. ProgramJob Number2021-203ClosingContinuousJob Summary Under general supervision, this Nutrition Technician will work in Oakland County Health Division's Woman, Infants and Children (WIC) program. The position is responsible for providing nutritional assessments, counseling and care plans for infants, children under age 5, pregnant and post-partum women. Performs health screening tasks, minor laboratory tests, program eligibility assessments and clerical work. Plays a supportive role in breastfeeding promotion and education activities. Minimum Qualifications Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: Registered Dietitian Certification from the Commission on Dietetic Registration Thoroughly documented work history Valid Driver's License number The application is incomplete in ANY capacity 1. a. Have an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in the dietetic technician program with a clinical or community emphasis as approved by the American Dietetic Association; AND b. Possess registration as a Dietetic Technician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration; OR 2. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in in Foods and Nutrition or Dietetics as approved by the American Dietetic Association. NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( (see application details) ). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing. 3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date. 4. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification. 5. Successfully complete the six month probationary period REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Work History You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewedor considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications. College Transcripts If a job offer is made, an official transcript with the award date will be required . Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ((see application details)). Certificate If a certificate is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must attach a copy of their certificate to the application. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. Special Requirements 1.Must maintain Dietetic Technician registration. 2. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. 3. Must submit to immunizations as required by the Department of Health & Human Services and to periodic tuberculin skin tests or chest x-rays at County expense. Oakland County Michigan - YOUR FUTURE IS HERE! Award winning and fiscally responsible County (AAA Bond Rated) government agency invites you to begin and advance your career with us as we continue on the path to provide cutting edge services to the communities we serve. We offer a stable work environment, competitive salaries, a full benefits package, growth opportunities and employee training along with generous tuition reimbursement. We recognize that your hard work and dedication to the communities we serve are the driving force behind our success, and we continually look for additional ways to build a positive work environment.Join us on our journey to continue to make Oakland County a great place to Live, Work and Play. Overview of Employee Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for all eligible employees, with minimal employee cost. Health and dependent care reimbursement accounts where employees can place pre-tax dollars into an account to be used for health careor dependent care related expenses. There is also a comprehensive retirement package in which all Eligible employees are enrolled in a defined contribution plan (401a) with a County match; also the ability to participate in a deferred compensation plan (457). Ample time-off for all employees, including 11 to 13 paid holidays per year, five personal leave days, one floating holiday, 10 vacation days within the first year (amount of vacation days increase over tenure). Annual Leave Buy Back is offered once a year to all eligible employees with 60 (or more) annual leave hours in the bank. This program offers interested employees the option to "cash out" annual leave hours in order to receive a payout. Employees can "cash out" a minimum of 20 hours to a maximum of 40 hours. Parental Leave is available for all full-time employees who have completed six (6) months of County service. Employees will receive 6 weeks of paid leave at 100% of their current salary. Parental Leave can be utilized for both the birth and adoption of a child. Affordable on-site child care for infants to five years old for children of County employees; also provides a school-age summer camp program. Employee Health and Wellness Benefits: The mission of the OakFit Wellness Program is to assist Oakland County employees, retirees and dependents in taking ownership of their health and wellness in order to improve quality of life, enhance productivity, and stabilize long-term employee/employer health care costs. There are a wide variety of programs offered, including weight management, exercise, Tobacco Cessation, and various educational workshops. OakFit also offers annual on-site health screenings.Employees and dependents have access to the OakFit website offering a wealth of resources including webinars, a recipe page and other informational topics. Employees can also see upcoming events posted on the Wellness calendar and subscribe to Wellness Program email updates. Professional Development: Our tuition reimbursement program assists eligible employees seeking to improve their educational qualifications in subjects and fields directly related to the County's operations, activities and objectives. The County's Human Resources Department provides in-house professional development training to employees across departments, including programs ranging from conflict management to grammar skills. Employees may also have opportunities to attend job-related conferences/seminars. The County's Information Technology Department provides basic to advanced job-related computer software training to employees. Other Benefits: The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offered confidentially to you or your family members who have a problem. At no cost to you, the program helps identify problems that may interfere with job performance, and/or helps resolve issues related to a personal situation. An Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) allows for employees to describe an improvement in the workplace, and have an opportunity to win an award for doing so. The Employee Service Award Program recognizes employees for years of service and educational achievement. To view full-time new hire benefits, please click the following link: (see application details)

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