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 Registered Dietitian 

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Job Number: J0718-0891
Job Title: Registered Dietitian
Position Status: Temporary Full Time
Union: CUPE 1291
Division: Public Health Services
Facility: Lambton Public Health
City: Point Edward, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wage Rate: $34.34 - $38.47/Hour
Date Posted: September 17, 2018
Closing Date: September 26, 2018
Starting Date: October 22, 2018

*A cover letter and resume must be included in your application.*

*Please Note: This temporary position is for a period of up to approximately 6 months.*

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

To plan, develop, implement and evaluate plans for the Nutrition Promotion Program based on the specific needs of the community and to participate in the development of plans for other mandatory core programs with nutrition components.

Duties and Responsibilities

Nutrition Promotion Program:
• Plan, evaluate, problem-solve and administer relevant programs
• Participate in the development of implementation plans for the Nutrition Promotion Program
• Develop nutrition education programs and policies relevant to the food and nutrition issues of the community
• Teach the nutrition component of selected interdisciplinary health unit programs
• Select, develop and evaluate nutrition education resources for inclusions in nutrition promotion programs
• Interpret and convey current scientific information regarding food, nutrition, diet and health through mass media channels
• Provide consultation to Department staff, external agency staff, and community groups regarding nutrition and conduct presentations, workshops, in–service education and surveys

• Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
• Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position's Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: Not applicable
Indirect Supervision: Not applicable
Functional Authority: Nutrition Students, Dietetic Interns, Good Food Box Coordinator, Peer Nutrition Workers and Program Support


Minimum Formal Education:
• Honours Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university program in Applied Science - Food and Nutrition
• Completion of accredited Dietetic Internship Program (1 year)

• One year of experience is required

A valid Ontario driver’s license and use of a vehicle.

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.