Public Health Nutritionist II & III

Nov 23 2022
Job Description



Department of Health

Rev.  10/06/22

Employment Opportunity

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



OPENING DATE: October 6, 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. 22X003

Position No. 35856

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu


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


uJOB 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.


uMINIMUM 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.


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


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai’i, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.  The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page:​opportunities/     


An Equal Opportunity Employer