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Dietitian, Eat Smart, City of Toronto Health Department

(Temporary - Approximately 7 months)

Salary Range: $26.65 - $29.82 per hour (35 hrs/week)

Major Responsibilities

* Reporting to the Manager, Healthy Lifestyles, with lead for Eat Smart, the employee will participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in delivering the assigned portion of the Healthy Lifestyles program

* Screens restaurant menus for Eat Smart! eligibility

* Conducts on-site restaurant menu assessment for compliance with the Eat Smart! nutrition standards

* Liases with regional Eat Smart! Nutritionists and other members of the Eat Smart! committee

* Consults with restaurant operators re: menu changes to meet Eat Smart! program standards

* Recommends restaurants to receive the Eat Smart! Award of Excellence

* Documents, reports and communicates as per program requirements

* Assists with the marketing and promotion of Eat Smart! to restaurant operators

* Performs other duties as required

Key Qualifications

1. Baccalaureate degree in foods and nutrition or equivalent program from a recognized university.

2. Registration by the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

3. Foodservice experience preferred.

4. Knowledge of cultural food practices would be an asset.

5. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

6. Excellent time management skills.

7. Valid class "G" driver's license and access to a vehicle

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.

* This position requires the ability to work variable hours in response to workload.

How to apply for this opportunity: Interested candidates should mail their resume and cover letter quoting File # X1CNS7039 by Thursday, April 12, 2001 to

Employment Services, Human Resources Metro Hall

5th Floor, 55 John Street

Toronto, Ontario, 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.