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EFNEP Nutrition Education Assistant, Pierce County

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-15
Req: R-505


255M-YN - Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 1

Business Title:

EFNEP Nutrition Education Assistant, Pierce County


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

This position works in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program known as EFNEP. The Nutrition Education Assistant, with training and supervision, teaches about nutrition in culturally sensitive and appropriate ways for adults and youth, low income audiences in various community locations. The mission is to teach adults and youth with limited incomes to develop skills and behaviors to eat healthfully.

This position presents nutrition and food lessons to participants at locations throughout the county as part of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). This position is located at WSU Pierce County Extension and will work primarily with diverse audiences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Six months of full-time experience/training in the appropriate discipline; OR equivalent education/experience.
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able and willing to travel including overnight.
  • Reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) year around. While using a private or WSU-owned vehicle for official business, have current automobile liability insurance, (meeting the requirements described in RCW 46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090).
  • Must have, or able to obtain, a valid driver’s license by time of hire.
  • Ability to obtain within 14 days of hire and maintain a current Washington State Food Workers Card.
  • Employment is contingent upon obtain a successful WSU background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with food and/or nutrition
  • Experience with youth and/or adult education programs
  • Ability to work well with other people and diverse populations
  • Ability to keep written logs of activities, complete reports, and organize materials
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Knowledge of federal or state assistance programs

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: $3,067.00
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12 months
City, State, Zip: Tacoma, WA 98418
Department Link: Washington EFNEP | Washington State University (wsu.edu)
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
Screening Begin Date: March 1, 2021

Applicant Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application

Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time