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Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
We Offer: Exceptional opportunities along with excellent benefits, which include: 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks each of annual and sick leave per year. A defined benefit retirement plan with full vestment after 10 years of full-time employment; includes an employer 401k match. Payroll deductible health benefits (medical, dental, vision, legal, long-term care, dependent life, AD&D, short and long-term disability, etc.). Medical and child care spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation options. Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Learning and growth opportunities. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. And much more!
Summary: Under limited supervision, provides oversight of the Cobb & Douglas Public Health WIC Program related to program development, planning, auditing, supervision and education of staff. This position sets and maintains standards for nutrition and clerical services according to state and federal WIC guidelines. The position also contributes to the annual plan for the WIC Program and sets goals for the balanced scorecard process in WIC. Directly supervises 3 clinic managers. Manages the entire WIC Program in the absence of the Nutrition Services Director.This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND four years’ experience related to the area of assignment.
Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provide the knowledge, experience, and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Four years of nutrition experience, two of which were in a management capacity or master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics or a closely related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and relevant computer software. Supervisory experience, and the ability to prepare reports. Effective oral and written communication skills. Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred but not required.
Salary Information: $56,000 Annually/ Pay Grade L
Application Accepted: June 19, 2020 – July 19, 2020
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Bachelor's degree in business or related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of experience related to area of assignment. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.