Public Health Nutritionist IV

Feb 12 2021
Job Description


Department of Health

Rev.  12/12/19


LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met


$4,413 - $6,535 (SR-22) per month

(subject to pay reductions as negotiated in collective bargaining)


Recruitment No. 12X002

Island of Maui


(immediate vacancy located in Wailuku/Kahului)




The primary purpose of this position is to plan, direct, monitor, evaluate, administer and supervise clinic operations in accordance with established Federal and State rules and regulations within an assigned geographic area.  This position is responsible for the supervision and training of Public Health Nutritionists, Nutrition Assistants and Aides and Office Assistants.




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 course work 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:  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:  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 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; and an additional one and one-half (1-½) years of Specialized Experience as described above.



Submit applications and all required documentation in person or by postal mail to:          

Department of Health

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


Applicaton packet and additional information:​/employment/job-opportunities/


An Equal Opportunity Employer