Public Health Nutritionist II & III

May 14 2024
Job Description

Department of Health

Rev.  11/14/22

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination s 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122 s Honolulu, Hawaii 96813



OPENING DATE: November 14, 2022

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met



Public Health Nutritionist II & III
$4,012 per month (SR-18) & $4,337 per month (SR-20)

Recruitment No. 22X004

Position No. 37311

Hilo, Hawaii


Note:  Hiring rate will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications and other relevant factors.


JOB DUTIES:  This permanent position is responsible for providing nutrition education to WIC recipients within an assigned geographical area.  Services include diet counseling and development of individual nutrition assessment plans.  Also participates in providing training to the WIC Nutrition Assistant, WIC Nutrition Aides and office Assistants.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experience is credited based on a 40-hour work week.


1.      Education Requirement:


 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.


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 (biostatics, epidemiology, health administration and health planning), and eligibility for registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.


2.      Specialized Experience Requirement:  None for the II & III.


3.      Substitutions in Lieu of Education Allowed:  The education requirement for Public Health Nutritionist III will be deemed to

have been met by an applicant possessing the education requirement established for Public Health Nutritionist II and one and one-half (1-1/2) years of experience as described in Specialized Experience above.


Application packet at:​ob-opportunities/




For additional information please call Randi Lynn Tatsuno at (808) 974-6011


An Equal Opportunity Employer