Public Health Nutritionist III - IV

Apr 11 2024
Job Description

Department of Health

Rev.  12/20/22


Employment Opportunity

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



OPENING DATE: December 20, 2022

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met



Public Health Nutritionist III - IV
$4,337 per month (SR-20) & $4,692 per month (SR-22)

Recruitment No. 22X005

Position No. 44845

Hilo, Hawaii


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


JOB DUTIES:  The primary duties of the position are directing the clinic operations and planning, implementing, providing and evaluating nutrition services an assigned geographic are for WIC Services.


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 III & IV, a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public health nutrition, or in applied human nutrition with coursework 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 III level. 


Applicants for the IV level must have had one (1) year of Specialized Experience described as progressively responsible professional nutrition experience in a public health program, agency, or setting which involved (1) assessing needs, planning and evaluating nutrition services, educating the public in the promotion of positive health through good nutrition, prevention of chronic disease and rehabilitation of the sick, individually or in groups, conducting in-service education or workshops for professionals and para-professionals; or (2) working as a nutrition consultant to other professionally trained individuals such as, physicians, nurses, social workers and teachers.


3.      Substitutions in Lieu of Education Allowed: 


The education requirement for Public Health Nutritionist III & IV will be deemed to have been met by an applicant possessing a bachelor’s degree with a major in food and nutritional science, community nutrition, or clinical and community dietetics, from and 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; and an additional one and one-half (1-1/2) years of Specialized Experience as described above.


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

Application packet at:​loyment/job-opportunities/


An Equal Opportunity Employer