State of Florida
    Palatka, FL
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Requisition No:177943

    Agency: Department of Health

    Working Title: NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64006558

    Position Number:64006558

    Salary: $23,645.18 - $ 32,400.12

    Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2020


    The incumbent in this position must be knowledgeable about current nutritional practices, therapy modalities and client education that are relevant to nutrition and disease.

    This position requires that you have a Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from accredited College or University. Must have experience educating clients/ client's family on nutrition information and developing care plans.

    Preference will be given to individuals who are Bilingual.

    Prefer individuals who have the ability to work effectively with patients, physicians, public, civic, faith-based, voluntary agencies and community leaders and to influence others to change behaviors in favor of a healthier lifestyle. Prefer individuals who have the ability to convey information to others in a clear and concise manner and to work independently and work effectively as a team. Prefer skills in the use of database management and word processing systems such as Microsoft and to document in medical records according to standard Soap noting format.

    This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit.

    Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.


    Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:

    • State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required

    • 9 Annual paid holidays

    • Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)

    • Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)

    • Health insurance for individual or family coverage

    • Life insurance

    • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.

    • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available

    • Tuition waiver available

    Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!

    Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:

    Single coverage is $50

    Family coverage is $180

    Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:

    Single coverage is $15

    Family coverage is $64.30

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

    Nearest Major Market:Palatka

    Posting ID: 558409960Posted: 2020-05-22