Public Health Nutritionist II & III
State of Hawaii 49 reviews - Hawaii

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This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Health, Family Health Services Division - Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Services Branch.

The position is located in Wahiawa-Kunia-Mililani, Oahu.

Salary: $3,249 & $3,511 Monthly.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please call (808) 586-4514 or e-mail (Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (HST).

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this position to the Department of Health.

Duties Summary:

The primary duties include direct nutrition services (i.e. diet counseling, individual nutrition assessment plan, etc.), developing nutrition education materials/visuals, implementation and evaluation of the nutrition education plans and assisting the Public Health Nutritionist IV in the day-to-day operations of the clinic. Temporary position.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Education Requirement:

For level II, a bachelor's degree with a major in food and nutritional science, community nutrition, or clinical and community dietetics, from an accredited college or university in a curriculum including field work or internship which would render the graduate eligible to take the American Dietetic Association registration examination.
For level III, a master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public health nutrition, or in applied human nutrition with course work in public or community health (biostatistics, epidemiology, health administration and health planning), and eligibility for registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.

Specialized Experience Requirement: None

Substitution in Lieu of Education:

The education requirement for the level III will be deemed to have been met by an applicant possessing the education requirement established for the level II, and one and one-half (1-½) years of Specialized Experience described as progressively responsible professional nutrition experience in a public health program, agency, or setting which involved: 1) assessing needs, planning and evaluating nutrition services, educating the public in the promotion of positive health through good nutrition, prevention of chronic disease and rehabilitation of the sick, individually or in groups, conducting in-service education or workshops for professionals and para-professionals; or 2) working as a nutrition consultant to other professionally trained individuals such as physicians, nurses, social workers and teachers.

Citizenship Requirement: Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens, or nationals of the United States. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply.

Other Information:


Visit the Department of Health website at Click on the PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST II & III, Recruitment # 13X001. Print a packet and apply according to instructions.

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:

Department of Health – Recruitment
Phone: (808) 586-4514
Monday - Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm (HST)

Some positions are subjected to a pay reduction as negotiated in collective bargaining.

NOTE: The State Recruiting Office will refer you to the Department of Health regarding this position.

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