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PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - Toronto Public Health


Contract Position to December 31, 1998.

Salary Range: $49,369 - $59,842 per annum



Major Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager, Nutrition and Physical Activity, the Public Health Nutritionist develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates service delivery of nutrition programs and services using a variety of health promotion strategies.

. Develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates the delivery of nutrition programs and services with emphasis on population based approaches.

. Provides expert advice to health department staff, community professionals, community leaders, the general public and the media on nutrition promotion issues.

. Liaises and works with internal and external committees, task forces and coalitions which are essential for the development, implementation and evaluation of nutrition-related health programs and services.

. Participates in the planning and delivery of continuing education for staff and community professionals and training of students.

. Prepares and presents reports and discussion papers, funding proposals and journal articles as required.



Key Qualifications:

1. Registration in the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

2. Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's license and use of a properly insured vehicle.

3. Bachelor's Degree in foods and nutrition or equivalent program together with a Master's Degree in nutrition from a recognized university with an emphasis on public health or community nutrition (Regulation 164/84, Health Protection and Promotion Act, 1983).

4. Excellent skills in oral and written communication.

5. Demonstrated analytical, organizational, interpersonal, program planning and evaluation, leadership and educational skills.

6. Ability to use personal computers.

7. A minimum of one year's experience in community nutrition.

8. Willing and able to work outside of normal working hours.



Contacts for Information

Human Resources: Carole Brandt Phone No: 395-6972

Departmental Contact: Judi Wilkie Phone No: 395-7672



Interested candidates should forward their resume/cover letter, quoting this File #98-NY-010 to Human Resources, City of Toronto, North York Civic Center, 5100 Yonge Street, North York, Ontario, M2N 5V7 or by Fax to: (416) 395-6985 by the closing date of May 7, 1998.