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City of Columbus Dietetic Technician (Vacancies) in Columbus, Ohio

Dietetic Technician (Vacancies)

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Dietetic Technician (Vacancies)


$18.74 - $25.77 Hourly


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Job Type

Full-time Funding Limitation


50 Columbus Public Health

Job Number



9/27/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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  • Benefits


These full-time limited, grant-funded positions will work in our Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program at Columbus Public Health. Under the general direction of the Dietitian Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing professional dietetic work such as nutritional assessment, nutrition counseling, and breastfeeding counseling for the WIC Program at Columbus Public Health. These positions can be filled with either a Dietetic Technician or a Dietitian.

Under the general supervision of a licensed dietitian, assists in providing comprehensive nutritional services to program participants; performs related duties as required.

Examples of Work

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)

Provides comprehensive information regarding the program to potential and enrolled program participants;

Performs nutritional assessment of participants by assessing height/weight, hemoglobin, and diet history;

Provides information to program participants regarding appropriate nutritional intake and encourages compliance with nutritional recommendations;

Determines the appropriate food package based on such information as participants' diet history and nutritional assessment;

Promotes breastfeeding through information, education, and support;

Prepares self-education modules and plans, organizes, and conducts nutritional education programs or classes for participants under direction of the dietitian;

Revises information pamphlets/materials and keeps an inventory of supplies;

Attends in-service training in order to keep abreast of changes in the field of nutrition/dietetics;

Disseminates printed material to various outreach/community service agencies in order to increase community awareness of WIC;

Refers program participants to various community agencies for nutritional/health care;

Plans menus based on established guidelines;

Guides individuals in food selection, preparation, and menu planning based upon nutritional needs;

Schedules client appointments; reschedules missed appointments;

Maintains accurate client records;

May perform the duties of an Office Assistant II within a WIC clinic as necessary;

May participate in breastfeeding committees and attend related meetings;

May communicate with potential and enrolled program participants who have limited English language skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of valid registration as a Dietetic Technician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Substitution(s): Possession of a Verification Statement indicating completion of the requirements of a dietetics program approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. If the substitution is applied, possession of valid registration as a Dietetic Technician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics must be obtained upon completion of the probationary period.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license.

Positions allocated to this classification may require conversational proficiency in a language or languages other than English.

Test/Job Contact Information

Recruitment #: 21-1486-V2

Employment Type: Full-Time (Limited)

Should you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact:

Alisha Ardolino

Columbus Public Health

240 Parson Ave.

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 645-6046


The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Columbus seeks to promote compensation strategies that maximize the recruitment, performance, development, and retention of quality employees in support of the City's Covenant and strategic plan. In addition to a competitive pay plan, the City offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes the following:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Wellness Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Specifics about these benefit opportunities and eligibility can be discussed with one of the City's human resources professionals at the time of your interview or by contacting the Department of Human Resources, Labor Relations Office at (614)645-7206 for further information.


City of Columbus


77 N. Front Street, Suite 330 Columbus, Ohio, 43215


(614) 645-8300



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