Placer County

The Department of Health and Human Services – Public Health division is currently hiring for the permanent position of Nutritionist I/II (Registered Dietitian I/II). We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provide services for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program. This federal assistance program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Nutritionist I/II provides counseling to high-risk participants, communicates with healthcare providers on WIC participants’ behalf regarding access to healthcare and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson planning.


Nutritionist I: $29.99 – $37.45/hour; $5,198.27 – $6,491.33/month; $62,379.20 – $77,896.00/year

Nutritionist II: $33.05 – $41.29/hour; $5,728.67 – $7,156.93/month; $68,744.00 – $85,883.20/year


Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including:

Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays*
Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year
Sick leave: 12 days/year*
Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee’s salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash
Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents
$50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee
CalPERS retirement plans
Retiree medical insurance
Deferred compensation
Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year
Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency.
*Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year.

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Placer County is an equal opportunity employer.

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