August 24, 2011 WIC Lead Certifier [Internal Only] Job # 11-41
OPENING: This bulletin will be used to hire three regular (32 to 40 hrs/week) WIC Lead Certifier positions in our Health
Promotion Division – Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program. This registry may also be used for any additional WIC
Lead Certifier positions which may occur in the next 6 months. This position is only open to current SRHD employees.
LAST DATE TO FILE APPLICATION: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 or until sufficient applications are received.
SALARY RANGE: $3125.66 to $3893.97 per month or $18.03 to $22.46 per hour. This is the full salary range for
this position (not including longevity steps). Starting salary will generally be $3125.66/month or $18.03/hour.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (incomplete applications, or those missing required documents may
not be considered):
Fully Completed SRHD Application
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position provides competent nutrition and breastfeeding education and support along
with up-to-date nutrition education individually or in a group setting to qualified women, infants, and children. Performs
enrollments, certifications, recertifications, and health assessments for WIC programs. Takes anthropometric
measurements; determines eligibility according to WIC requirements; educates clients regarding growth and weight gain
grids and nutrition issues; and documents all information in CIMS computer program. This position also functions as a
member of the leadership team. Completes peer QA’s; develops staffing schedules and coordinates with other program
leads; reviews time sheets and time off requests to assure adequate coverage; provides in-services for team members;
provides input and feedback to program manager regarding staff training needs, and fills in for fellow assistants and
certifiers when needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a public health related field (Community Nutrition or Dietetics,
Early Childhood Education, Public Health, or Health Promotion), OR an Associates of Applied Science with Diet
Technician-Registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Requires 3 to 5 years of experience with the
WIC Program. Leadership experience preferred, but not required. Must have a valid driver’s license with insured vehicle
available to travel to multiple locations, or other method of accessing work sites within a reasonable time.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability and willingness to support SRHD and Public Health positions
regarding potentially controversial subjects such as fluoride, methadone, immunizations, reproductive health, smoking
cessation and other evidence-based health issues. Ability to interact positively with vulnerable, underserved diverse
families with young children. Knowledge of community resources which serve populations targeted by WIC. Flexibility
regarding work location, and able to access whichever SRHD work site is assigned. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
(Word, Excel, and Outlook). Ability to navigate CIMS, the charting and appointment tracking software used for the WIC
program and other SRHD management software for business such as timekeeping.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Work is mostly sedentary, indoors, involving standing/sitting and keyboarding at a
computer terminal. Ability to bend, twist, stoop, carry and/or lift up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis. Ability to work
with moderate noise level in presence of young children and infants. Communication skills to interact effective with people
and comprehend and process verbal communication. Visual acuity to read small print. Ability to type, file, and complete
forms, and hear normal conversation. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
For further information and application form, contact the office of Human Resource Services by mail or phone, or
visit us at www.srhd.org.
This position is represented by IFPTE.