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Public Health Nutritionist, City of Toronto

(Temporary Part-Time - Approximately One Year)

Salary Range: $26.37 - 33.77 per hour (35 hrs/by-weekly)

Major Responsibilities:

* Reports to the Manager, Healthy Lifestyles, plans, develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates the delivery of nutrition programs and services using a variety of health promotion strategies

* Participates in interdisciplinary and city wide health department teams

* Provides expert advice to health department staff, community professionals, community leaders and the media on nutrition issues

* Liases 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 the training of students

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

Key Qualifications:

1. A Baccalaureate Degree in Food and Nutrition or equivalent program from a recognized university.

2. A Master's Degree from a recognized university with a major in community and/or public health nutrition.

3. Experience working with a diverse community would be an asset.

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

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6. Registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

Additional Information:

* Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications that their qualifications for the position match those specified. The assessment may include a suitability interview, written and/or practical test.

* This position involves travel to various sites within the assigned regions. In some locations, access to a vehicle is required.

How to apply for this opportunity: Interested candidates should mail their resume and cover letter quoting File # X1CNS6839 By Wednesday, March 14, 2001 to

Employment Services, Human Resources

Metro Hall, 5th Floor, 55 John Street

Toronto, ON M5V 3C6

or fax to (416) 397-9818.

Committed to employment equity the City of Toronto encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women.