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Hourly Nutritionist

Cobb County

Listing Summary

We Offer:

•          Exceptional learning and growth opportunities

•          Flexibility within our core operating hours of Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm

•          Employee recognition program

•          Worksite Wellness activities

•          Diverse workforce


Purpose of the Position: Under limited supervision performs all the duties of a GA WIC Competent Professional Authority meeting all standards as established by GAWIC and CDPH in the performance of those duties.  Self-monitors and assures that all GA professional and ethical standards for a state employee are maintained. Self-monitors and assures ongoing professional development necessary to maintain those skills utilizing multiple resources.  “This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb & Douglas Counties.”  

Essential Functions (include, but are not limited to):

  • Obtains, documents and plots anthropometrics and finger stick hemoglobin with accuracy on WIC applicants per set guidelines
  • Assesses nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling
  • Counsels participants & their families and groups on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics .


Preferred Qualifications/Skills:    B.S. in eligible degree for Academy Accredited Dietetic Internship. Georgia WIC experience. CLC and/or IBCLC; GA WIC experience; CDPH WIC experience


Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Inventory Management requires lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Fast-paced work environment: ability to prioritize and self-manage tasks


Salary Information:  $25.00 Hourly; up to 29 hrs/wk | No Benefits


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 an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on age, genetics, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, color, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, race or religion.


TO APPLYIn order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.      




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:


CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.




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