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Child Nutrition Consultant or Child Nutrition Assistant for the Northern Field Services Unit Region 2-Central - California Deparment of Education Nutrition Services Division


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California Deparment of Education Nutrition Services Division

Child Nutrition Consultant or Child Nutrition Assistant for the Northern Field Services Unit Region 2-Central
Closing Date:  October 17, 2018

Job Description:  Salary: $4,931-$6,474
Job Control Number: JC-114073

Join us! We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, and committed nutrition professional to join the Northern Field Services Unit (NFSU) team and work in Region 2-Central. The region includes the following counties: Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Kings, and Tulare. Under the supervision of the Region 2-Central Child Nutrition Supervisor I in the NFSU of the Program Integrity, Compliance, and Administration Section, the incumbent will monitor and complete administrative reviews of program operators participating in Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) for compliance with state and federal regulations; conduct nutrient analyses of meals served; educate the public as well as for-profit and nonprofit program operators; provide program-related technical assistance; and analyze and interpret federal and state laws and regulations. The position requires at least 50 percent travel in the Central region and throughout the State of California.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Flexible Learn CNPs from others
  • Organized Prioritize important tasks and deal with multiple priorities
  • Team Player Support and collaborate with colleagues, staff, and other stakeholders
  • Innovative Look for new ways to improve current systems to maximize program integrity
  • Good Listener Promote and integrate feedback from internal and external customers
  • Correspondent Review, write, and approve high quality reports, memos, and sensitive documents
  • Good Communicator Communicate with a diverse population
  • Knowledge Have experience and/or education in accounting, finances, budgets, and CNPs

Registered Dietitians preferred

Job Responsibility:  Under the supervision of the Child Nutrition Supervisor I in Region 2-Central of the Northern Field Services Unit in the Program Integrity, Compliance, and Administration Section, the Child Nutrition Consultant (CNC) will monitor and complete administrative reviews (AR) of program operators of the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) for compliance with state and federal regulations; conduct nutrient analyses of meals served; educate the public, as well as for-profit and nonprofit operators; provide technical assistance (TA) and workshops for program operators; prepare reports and correspondence; testify at hearings; and analyze and interpret laws and regulations. This position requires at least 50 percent travel.

For copies of the duty statements go to the California Department of Human Resources website at

https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=114073
or call Ellen Sweeney at 916-322-1766 .

Job Requirement:  WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who are eligible for all methods of appointment may be considered (e.g., list appointment, transfer, reinstatement, surplus, State Restriction of Appointments [SROA], re-employment, Training and Development assignment). For information on how to obtain list eligibility, please visit the CalHR website at http://www.jobs.ca.gov/. The NFSU may consider Child Nutrition Assistant candidates for recruitment purposes. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

CANDIDATES MUST BE ON THE CERTIFICATION LIST BY PASSING THE EXAM PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION. THE EXAM CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: HTTP://WWW.CDE.CA.GOV/RE/DI/JB/SSOEXAM.ASP. Education requirement: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from college with a major work in nutrition, dietetics, institutional management, or a closely related field.

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must include a one-page, single-sided Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for this position. The SOQ is a narrative discussion (not a bulleted summary) prepared by the applicant describing how the applicant's skills, knowledge, abilities, education, training, and experience qualify them for the position. The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of an SOQ, and should not repeat the same information. The NFSU will not consider applicants who fail to provide an SOQ with their application.

Contact:  HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:

California Department of Education
Attn: CPMO 4974 - JC 114073
1430 N Street, Suite 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Hiring Unit Contact: Ellen Sweeney
916-322-1766

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY: October 17, 2018

California Relay (Telephone) Service for the Deaf or Hearing Impaired: TDD Phones 1-800-735-2929 Voice Phones 1-800-735-2922

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

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