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Community Nutritionist, Bureau of Bronx Neighborhood Health
Health with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
$59,338 - $70,000 per year
Last updated on Mar 22, 2023
The Center for Health Equity & Community Wellness, a division of the DOHMH, aims to eliminate racial inequities resulting in premature mortality, with a focus on chronic disease, by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact health. CHECW works to increase place-based investments in priority neighborhoods with community programming and services based on epidemiology; influence and leverage the health system to promote whole-person care; intensify the agency’s approach to tackling big salt, sugar, and tobacco; and finding innovative ways to improve the built environment and address other social determinants of health. CHECW is comprised of the Bureau of Brooklyn Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Bronx Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Harlem Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention, the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building, the Bureau of Equitable Health Systems and the Bureau of Finance, Administration, and Services.
Duties will include but not be limited to:
Design, develop, and present relevant and audience appropriate nutrition education messaging and workshops.
Support program participants’ setting and making progress towards nutrition goals.
Participate in and present at trainings, meetings, conferences, and seminars to disseminate information about the program, as needed, to internal and external audiences. Assist with development and design of trainings, communications, and presentations to support participant enrollment and help ensure program success.
Plan, conduct and participate in health activities for the agency.
Review, identifies resources, and distributes nutrition education materials and messages.
Attend meetings and participate in trainings/informal sessions as requested by the bureau.
Research and track food resources, including nutrition education programs, and other benefits/supports.
Maintain relationships with and collaborate and communicate regularly with internal and external stakeholders regarding referral processes and program updates related to resource referrals.
Assist with tracking and preparation of reports.
Provide assistance and contribute new ideas to the bureau.
Function as a nutrition resource person to program participants and staff.
Perform related work as needed and in support of the Bureau.
1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in nutrition or in public health; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 18 semester credits in nutrition or public health on the graduate or undergraduate level, and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in nutrition education.
Special Qualification Requirements
Assignment Level II
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements described above, one (1) year as a Nutritionist AL I with the City of New York or at least three (3) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in nutrition education.
Assignment Level III
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements described in Assignment Level I, two (2) years as a Nutritionist AL I and AL II with the City of New York or five (5) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in nutrition education, at least two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity.