Public Health Nutritionist III

Jan 10 2022
Job Description



Department of Health

Rev.  01/10/22

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Office

Recruitment & Examination

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813



OPENING DATE: January 10, 2022

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met



Public Health Nutritionist III
$4252 per month (SR-20)

Recruitment No. 21X007

Kaneohe - Kualoa, Oahu


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


JOB DUTIES:  This temporary position provides direct services to participants among the WIC target population within an assigned geographic service area.  Duties also include nutrition and breastfeeding counseling, development of individual care plans, preparing reports of activities at regular intervals and outreach.


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 workweek.


1.      Education Requirement:  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 (biostatistics, 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.


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 a bachelor’s degree with a major in food 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 one and one-half (1-1/2) years of experience as described in Specialized Experience above.



For additional information please call Iris Takahashi at (808) 586-8060.

Application packet:  https://healt​​/


Effective immediately, as a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.


An Equal Opportunity Employer